Saturday Night Live (1975– )

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 Himself - Announcer / ... (727 episodes, 1975-2014)
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A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Live from New York, it's Saturday Night! See more »

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According to Cecily Strong, the voice for her character in the "Former Porn Stars" sketches is based on Sasha Grey. Strong saw Grey appear on The Tyra Banks Show (2005). See more »

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...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more »

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Norm Macdonald: [on Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett's divorce] Julia Roberts said that the turning point in their marriage was when she realized that she was Julia Roberts and that she was married to Lyle Lovett.
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Its down but not out

Right now this show is in a transitional phase. The cast is very average (aside from Fallon and Hammond) and it might be time for Daddy Lorne to blow it up and start again. In my opinion no one is more annoying than Rachel Dratch! The fact that she was in five sketches and Fallon in one(excluding WU) the other night speaks volumes of the shows mediocrity. However, to those that say it'll never come back let me say you're mistaken. SNL has always rebounded from it's down years and it will continue to do so.


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