Odenkirk Took A 'Go-To Voice' Farley Had Been Doing For A Football Coach And Built A Character Around It

The Legend Of Chris Farley’s ‘Matt Foley’ Character on SNL – Here’s His Origin

Certain characters from Saturday Night Live have become especially memorable and manage to remain a widespread cultural reference years and years later. These types of rare SNL signature characters often possess the dynamite combination of having been written from a unique perspective and performed by the only person who could pull it off.  Dana Carvey as the Church Lady, Molly Shannon…

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The Ladies Man

The 8 Weirdest ‘SNL’ Movies Most People Forget Existed

From “Schwing!” to “We’re on a mission from God,” SNL-inspired movies like Wayne’s World and The Blues Brothers have secured a permanent place in the popular consciousness. But what about those movies you forgot came from SNL? There are plenty of weird SNL movies that worked well as late-night comedy skits but didn’t really translate to the big screen. These strange SNL films outnumber the few, culture-defining megahits of Wayne…

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Chance the Rapper

9 Celebrities Who Showed They’re Super Funny by Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’

When our favorite comedians take the Saturday Night Live stage, we expect them to nail it. But we don’t generally have the same confidence in all SNL guest hosts.  Politicians, athletes, dramatic actors, singers – they all have something to prove when they agree to host. Some hosts blatantly read the cue cards, while others stumble their way through. Yet…

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Dan Aykroyd And Carrie Fisher

The 9 Greatest Celebrity Couples That Came From Saturday Night Live

Romantic relationships can easily blossom in the workplace, and show business is no exception. Saturday Night Live‘s Pete Davidson and singer Ariana Grande dominated the news cycle in 2018 with their whirlwind romance, but they’re far from the first relationship to come out of SNL.  Since its premiere in 1975, there have been tons of wacky behind-the-scenes antics on SNL, including amorous connections. From Colin Jost and Scarlett…

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He Turned Down His Own Show

9 Things You Might Not Know About SNL Architect Lorne Michaels

Lorne Michaels casts a heavy shadow over the modern comedy scene. By creating Saturday Night Live he had a hand in forming the comic sensibilities of every young person that the weekly show came into contact with. No matter who your favorite comic is, they’ve probably been influenced by Lorne Michaels’s work with SNL. But this silver-haired Canadian is…

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Norm MacDonald May Have Made Too Many O.J. Simpson Jokes

9 Famous Comedians Talk About What It Was Like To Leave SNL

By this point in its history, Saturday Night Live has become something of an American institution. Premiering in 1975, it has gone on to become a staple of weekend entertainment, skilfully blending sketch comedy with often-biting political commentary. It has also been notable for cultivating a number of formidable comedic talents, and many successful actors got their…

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