Watch Melissa McCarthy Spoof Supermarket Sweep in This Hilarious Unaired SNL Sketch

02/17/2016 at 03:19 PM ET

If your ’90s dream involved sprinting down the grocery aisles collecting giant blocks of cheese and oversize inflatable bananas on Supermarket Sweep, this clip will give you a heavy dose of nostalgia.

In an unaired sketch from last weekend’s Saturday Night Live, host Melissa McCarthy and cast member Vanessa Bayer go head-to-head in a brutally hilarious final round of “Supermarket Spree.”

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As Bayer’s character takes a more practical and subdued approach to the competition, McCarthy ruthlessly collects an entire side of beef, two wheels of imported parmesan cheese, an industrial deli slicer and even stops to stuff her face with straight-up mayo. Bludgeoning with a bag of rice and general hilarity ensue.

Between this and their ability to beatbox/freestyle (made up) Kanye West lyrics, McCarthy and Bayer have proven themselves to be a recipe for comedic gold.

Shay Spence, @chezspence

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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DonnaJ on

I loved super market sweep….

Nicole on

Uhh… That was supposed to be funny? Har har… I guess?

ImSad on

I always wanted to be on supermarket sweep! I even had a plan as to what I’d do during the big sweep. They need to bring it back!

rubyovertherainbow* on

She looks amazing.

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