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'''Saturday Night Live''' (often shortened to just SNL) is a popular sketch-comedy show that has run on [[NBC]] since 1975.
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'''Saturday Night Live''' (often shortened to just SNL) was an immensely popular sketch-comedy show in the 1970s on [[NBC]], but as it became more [[politically correct]] it predictably became less funny in the past decade.  SNL's attempt to spoof [[Sarah Palin]] was pathetic but widely promoted by the remainder of the [[liberal media]].
  
SNL is known for spoofing political figures on both the left and right wings of the spectrum.
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In the past, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s, the show turned some of its minor players into feature film actors including:
  
The show has consistently turned some of its minor players into feature film actors including:
 
 
* [http://imdb.com/name/nm0000196/ Mike Meyers] ([http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sO4zTmKLf8 ''Wayne's World''], [http://www.austinpowers.com/ ''Austin Powers''], and  [http://www.shrek.com/main.php ''Shrek''])
 
* [http://imdb.com/name/nm0000196/ Mike Meyers] ([http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sO4zTmKLf8 ''Wayne's World''], [http://www.austinpowers.com/ ''Austin Powers''], and  [http://www.shrek.com/main.php ''Shrek''])
 
*[http://imdb.com/name/nm0000101/ Dan Akroyd] ([http://www.bluesbrothers.com/ ''The Blues Brothers''] and [[Ghostbusters]])
 
*[http://imdb.com/name/nm0000101/ Dan Akroyd] ([http://www.bluesbrothers.com/ ''The Blues Brothers''] and [[Ghostbusters]])
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwYQBV66rbM Adam Sandler] ([http://www.sonypictures.com/homevideo/50firstdates/ ''50 First Dates''] and [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/happy_gilmore/ ''Happy Gilmore'']
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwYQBV66rbM Adam Sandler] ([http://www.sonypictures.com/homevideo/50firstdates/ ''50 First Dates''] and [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/happy_gilmore/ ''Happy Gilmore'']
 
* [http://www.harryshearer.com/ Harry Shearer] ([http://www.thesimpsons.com/bios/bios_actors_shearer.htm ''The Simpsons'']and [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU3H1Um4Ju4&feature=related ''This is Spinal Tap''])
 
* [http://www.harryshearer.com/ Harry Shearer] ([http://www.thesimpsons.com/bios/bios_actors_shearer.htm ''The Simpsons'']and [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU3H1Um4Ju4&feature=related ''This is Spinal Tap''])
 
  
 
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[[Category:Entertainment]]

Revision as of 00:24, February 20, 2012

Saturday Night Live (often shortened to just SNL) was an immensely popular sketch-comedy show in the 1970s on NBC, but as it became more politically correct it predictably became less funny in the past decade. SNL's attempt to spoof Sarah Palin was pathetic but widely promoted by the remainder of the liberal media.

In the past, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s, the show turned some of its minor players into feature film actors including: