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1. "What 'SNL' taught me that was useful on 'The Watch' was, only put in bad words if they can get a laugh - there was no need for swear words and beeps in places that weren't necessary. Those beeps should only be in there when they mean something and it's important to the joke."
Author: Akiva Schaffer
2. "'SNL' is our main priority because that was our first big break."
Author: Akiva Schaffer
3. "At 'SNL,' I wrote political stuff, but I never felt the show should have an axe to grind. But when I left in '95, I could let my own beliefs out."
Author: Al Franken
4. "It's definitely like being in some weird sorority. I'm friends with a lot of actresses, but my 'SNL' friends are my closest."
Author: Ana Gasteyer
5. "I'm friends with a lot of actresses, but my 'SNL' friends are my closest. The experience of working there is something of a battleground, a great one, but complicated. I think there's a deep connection for having survived that workplace."
Author: Ana Gasteyer
6. "If I watch an episode of SNL, and there's one thing that I liked, then that's a good episode."
Author: Andy Samberg
7. "Well, basically, when you get SNL, everyone wants to take a meeting, just in case you end up being good."
Author: Andy Samberg
8. "I used to stay up at night and sneak into the TV room, past my parents, who were asleep, to watch Saturday Night's 'Main Event.' That's how I started watching SNL. On accident."
Author: Andy Samberg
9. "I knew that people were going to talk about it, I knew it was embarrassing, and I knew it was a big deal. But did I think that it was going to be this thing that followed me for, you know, the next years to come? I guarantee you, 25 years from now, I'll be known as the girl that lip synced on 'SNL.' But, you know, it was a weird thing. Not fun."
Author: Ashlee Simpson
10. "I steal props from 'SNL' a great deal. Almost every sketch I'm in, I try to grab something from it, so I have a storage space full of props."
Author: Bobby Moynihan
11. "It's not like you do 'SNL' and then get handed movie roles. You work, you audition for stuff and try to get it. I think, a lot of people, it's the goal to be in movies or just to be working in general. But yeah, some of us get lucky and get some movie roles, and it's nice."
Author: Bobby Moynihan
12. "My first 'SNL' episode was with Michael Phelps and Lil Wayne. And if you go back and watch the monologue - it was supposed to feature Barack Obama, but we couldn't get him - it was with William Shatner. But if you watch it, Guy Fieri is sitting in the front row."
Author: Bobby Moynihan
13. "I have to give the SNL crew props - it cannot have been easy to work with me."
Author: Darrell Hammond
14. "Obviously Mad TV, SNL are one kind of show, whereas The State belongs to the kind of show that is entirely conceived written and performed by a set group that existed before the TV show."
Author: David Wain
15. "I can't relax. I'm not happy unless I'm working on stuff. 'SNL' is always a huge workload, as enjoyable as it is."
Author: Fred Armisen
16. "At 'SNL' there's framed pictures of all the cast members, and it starts with Dan Aykroyd. It's linear. It just keeps going through all these people, and then you're at the end of it."
Author: Fred Armisen
17. "I don't miss anything ever. Because to me, missing something is like going backward a little bit. I don't miss being in a punk band. For me, 'SNL' is like... this is gonna sound overly dramatic, but... the way I am, it feels like I'm a soldier, so it was like, 'What do you want me to do? Put me anywhere. Do you want me to do these sketches? Great.'"
Author: Fred Armisen
18. "'SNL' is the first real job I've held for more than a month and a half."
Author: Hannibal Buress
19. "In the year and a half I was on SNL, I never saw anybody ad lib anything. For a very good reason - the director cut according to the script. So, if you ad libbed, you'd be off mike and off camera."
Author: Harry Shearer
20. "In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting."
Author: Illeana Douglas
21. "I had a lot of bad jobs but the one big internship I had is I interned for 'SNL' when I was 21 years old and that was the joke. You intern there and you think man, I'm going to be with the writers and the great comedians. Then you're getting everybody sandwiches and then the doors close and then all the great creatives are doing the work."
Author: Jake Johnson
22. "You start at SNL when you're young and hungry, but I don't want my pro years to be my SNL years."
Author: Jason Sudeikis
23. "I plan to join the 'SNL' band as a maraca player and stand behind saxophonist Lenny Pickett. That way they will at least cut to me before commercial breaks. I'll be sure to look right into camera."
Author: John Mulaney
24. "You can track elections by who was playing that president on 'SNL' at that time. There's the theory that the more likable or charismatic impression would help get the president elected."
Author: Jordan Peele
25. "It's still amazing to me to walk down the halls of 'SNL.' You see pictures of the greatest comedians we grew up worshiping, basically. It's crazy to be able to still work there."
Author: Jorma Taccone
26. "When I left college, I was out of work for three years. I had this dream of being on 'SNL,' and that was all I could imagine."
Author: Josh Gad
27. "Hey! Remember the '90s?The Clintons were in office, everybody was using AOL, Will Ferrell and Cheri Oteri did "the Cheerleaders" on SNL, and everybody thought Oasis was fantastic. In hindsight, we were all a bunch of potato-salad-eating jackasses."
Author: Julie Klausner
28. "One of my recurring D-list moments is when people stop me in the airport and tell me they loved me on SNL. I never know if they think I'm Molly Shannon, Cheri Oteri, or Chris Kattan. I just say "Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed me as Mango."
Author: Kathy Griffin
29. "I think 'SNL' is so well-known for its musical performances, as well, and people really breaking into America through a really great performance on there. So I think me and Gotye are both really excited to be amongst such company. You know, it's great."
Author: Kimbra
30. "'SNL' is probably one of the premiere outlets that a musician can perform on that isn't obviously a music outlet."
Author: Miguel
31. "I always live tweet 'SNL.'"
Author: Mike Birbiglia
32. "I am always so happy to be at 'SNL.' I still feel like a kid when I'm there, like I can't believe I'm watching them make the show."
Author: Nick Offerman
33. "My years on 'SNL' had reconfirmed that what I do best is play for a sort of edgy comedy."
Author: Paul Shaffer
34. "Say what you will about the leadership of 'SNL,' they have crafted an institution as opposed to just running a show. I don't think that's by accident."
Author: Phil LaMarr
35. "If women could ejaculate, I would have exploded hot jizz all over my manager's face. Instead, I hugged him. (about getting the SNL gig as a writer)"
Author: Sarah Silverman
36. "It's nice when I get offered small parts. But I really think that 'SNL' is what my skill set is best designed for."
Author: Seth Meyers
37. "'SNL' after-parties are sort of like a time to celebrate your successes and drown your sorrows, depending on how the show went for you."
Author: Seth Meyers
38. "My advice, Be healthy, reach your own goals and don't be afraid to impersonate a SNL star."
Author: Teri Hatcher
39. "A coworker at SNL dropped an angry c-bomb on me and i had the weirdest reaction. To my surprise, I blurted, "No. You don't get to call me that. My parents love me. I'm not some Adult Child of an Alcoholic that's going to take that shit."
Author: Tina Fey
40. "When I first set out to ruin SNL, I didn't think anyone would notice, but i persevered because like you trying to a do a nine- piece jigsaw puzzle, it was a labor of love."
Author: Tina Fey

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