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I was mostly referring to the 80-81 season which was before she joined. I really haven't seen much of those episodes (before my time) but the reruns I did see on Comedy Central years ago were awful. They almost had to cancel the show, good thing they were able to revive it for future generations.

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The nomination portion will remain open over this weekend so any other interested people can join our Top Ten. Voting will start on Monday and remain open for a week.

Here are the noms so far:

Dan Ackroyd

Jim Belushi

John Belushi

Dana Carvey

Chevy Chase

Billy Crystal

Jane Curtin

Chris Farley

Will Ferrell

Tina Fey

Bill Hader

Phil Hartman

Chris Kattan

Jon Lovitz

Garrett Morris

Eddie Murphy

Bill Murray

Mike Myers

Kevin Nealon

Larraine Newman

Cheri Oteri

Joe Piscopo

Amy Poehler

Gilda Radner

Andy Samberg

Adam Sandler

Horatio Sanz

Martin Short

David Spade

Kristen Wiig

Still open to nominate your favorite SNL cast member for 2 more days!

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Top Ten SNL Characters sounds like a good future thread.

:cool:

How would this work exactly? Cast members play multiple characters, Belushi for example had The Samuri, Elwood Blues, one of the Killer Bees, The Greek Diner guy, and I'm sure more I can't remember. The final list could end up being very heavy on one cast member. And then there are the tandem characters - ie, Wayne and Garth, Lisa and Todd, etc. Lisa Loopner just isn't the same without Todd DiLaMuca. They're one big nerdy unit. I guess I'm more curious than I'm trying to be negative.

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I don't think it really matters if it's heavily one cast member or another, since it's characters we'd be voting on.

For example, there are some characters that Belushi played that I loved, and some I didn't really like... doesn't matter that it was Belushi that played them.

That's sort of how I was thinking about that, anyway...

**end of hijack. :grin:

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1. Eddie Murphy could do anything

2. John Belushi DID do anything!

3. Bill Murray Master of Character Portryal

4. Chris Farley dominant

5. Phil Hartman MCP as above

6. Mike Myers innovative in a room of innovators

7. Martin Short his 60 Mins spoofs were classics!

8. Dan Ackroyd the standard for MCP

9. Dana Carvey in his playground - what better?

10. Billy Crystal another MCP!

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1 • Chris Farley

2 • Bill Murray

3 • Adam Sandler

4 • John Belushi

5 • Will Ferrell

6 • Eddie Murphy

7 • Dana Carvey

8 • Phil Hartman

9 • Kristin Wiig

10 • Bill Hader

HM: • Gilda Radner

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5. Chris Rock

4. Rob Scneider

Ron might not count those as they weren't nominated, and doing it backwards would've confused me if I were the one doing the vote counting.

edit: talk about coincidental, 3 people voted in a 2 minute span

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you guys are all killin' me.

It's Dan Aykroyd, not Ackroyd.

;)

Oh sure ... drop the Jewish spelling, anyway. :(

Ron might not count those as they weren't nominated, and doing it backwards would've confused me if I were the one doing the vote counting.

edit: talk about coincidental, 3 people voted in a 2 minute span

Aw, I don't mind write-in votes. Happened during PTTs one time. I listed the vote as a write-in. It's cool. MT was not here for noms, so these work as his noms.

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1. Eddie Murphy (Hands down, the King!)

2. Dan Aykroyd (The most versatile)

3. John Belushi (The coolest)

4. Bill Murray (The craziest)

5. Chris Farley (The fattest)

6. Garrett Morris (The darkest)

7. Phil Hartman (The best character portrayer)

8. Dana Carvey (The quirkiest)

9. Chevy Chase (The original)

10. Gilda Radner (The coolest chick)

11. John Lovitz (The most Jewish)

12. Cheri Oteri (I just think she's really HOT!)

Honorable Mention: Tim Meadows (The longest tenured), Joe Piscopo (The least successful), David Spade (The most likely to get his face beat in just for the hell of it)

:afro: :afro: :afro: :jester: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon:

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