Mark Twain coined the phrase'Clothes maketh the man'. In the acting business, the costume really does add a layer to the performance that helps the audience to suspend their disbelief. For the actor, it's often a pain in the backside.
A blackout, or bump, is a crucial type of sketch incorporated into any good sketch review. It is basically a two-liner joke portrayed in sketch form. It only lasts a minute or two at most, and serves the purpose of breaking up action between sketches. Although shows such as "Saturday Night Live" don