Question of the Day

All right, it’s the obvious follow-up to yesterday’s question. Who’s your favorite SNL character of all time?

I loved loved loved Gilda Radner’s characters Emily Litella and Roseanne Roseannadanna, but my favorite is probably übernerd Lisa Looper, along with her nerdy boyfriend, Todd, played by Bill Murray. Oh my flying spaghetti monster, does that make me crumple with laughter.

Of the more modern characters, I’ve got to hand the prize to Chris Kattan’s Mr. Peepers. When he’d go after that apple and absolutely shred the thing, I would die.

Runners-up: John Belushi’s Olympia Café proprietor (“Cheeseborger cheeseborger!”), Martin Short’s Lawrence Orbach (“This is my dog, Derbingle. He depends on me for sustenance and I depend on him for companionship.”), Nora Dunn’s and Jan Hooks’ The Sweeney Sisters (“Here come the bells / So many bells!”), Mike Meyers’ Sprockets host Dieter (“I'm so full of anticipation that my genitals have sucked into my body cavity!”), Christopher Walken’s The Continental, Phil Hartman’s Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer (“Your world frightens and confuses me!”), Chris Farley’s motivational speaker Matt Foley (“In a van down by the river!”), Tim Meadows' Leon Phelps the Ladies’ Man, Molly Shannon’s Mary Katherine Gallagher, Tracy Morgan’s Brian Fellows (“That bird is crazy. I’m Brian Fellows!”).

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