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Does Fred Armisen rank in your SNL Top Ten of All Time ?

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  1. Ruffypup

    Ruffypup VIP Extreme Gold

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    1) Will Ferrell

    2) Eddie Murphy

    3) Chris Farley

    4) Adam Sandler

    5) Dana Carvey

    6) Tracy Morgan

    7) Darryl Hammond

    8) Norm Macdonald

    9) Bill Hader

    10) Fred Armisen



    wait....this is impossible
     
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    Where the fuck is Elaine Newman on that list??
     
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    not even close nor does anybody else currently on snl. personally i haven't found the show funny in ages. Here are a few examples of who I think was better than anyone currently on the show (based on what they did on air at snl) in no particular order


    chevy chase
    bill murray
    jon belushi
    andy kaufman
    dan akroid
    eddie murphy
    dennis miller
    phil hartman
    mike myers
    dana carvey
    chris farley
    adam sandler
    kevin nealon
    norm macdonald
    colin quinn
    will ferrall
    jim bruer
    darrell hammond

    that's just a few off the top of my head
     
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    now that's a list I can accept! nice job.
     
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    Nobody in the current cast of SNL would be in my top 100, and I've been watching since the first season.
     
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    I was going for the lonegevity thingy.... It's impossible to break down.... but my list contained many of yours. I was just trying to spread it out n shit
     
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    Phil Hartman was, and still is #1. He played the best straight man ever. When he was killed, he was responsible for making 2 shows jump the shark, SNL & The Simpsons.
     
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    Who? :dontknow:
     
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    I started watching during the first season as well. I skipped a bunch during the 80s but have tuned in off and on from the 90s till today. Here's my list (in order):

    1) Dan Aykroyd
    2) Bill Murray
    3) John Belushi
    4) Eddie Murphy
    5) Will Farrell
    6) Mike Meyers
    7) Phil Hartman
    8) Dana Carvey
    9) Tina Fey (makes the list due to her writing)
    10) Jon Lovitz

    For anybody who has been around long enough to remember the first few seasons, there is just no denying how important Danny Aykroyd was to the show--both as a writer and performer. His humor set the tone for everything that has come after. Bill Murray was a genius--no brainer. Belushi and Eddie Murphy might switch places; Murphy was definitely a better comedian and performer, but Belushi really personified the attitude of the era, and what SNL used to stand for. The rest are just the best writers/performers...you could always count on them to bring 100% to their skits. The top-4 are unassailable IMHO.

    Adam Sandler can suck a bag of dicks. I don't give a shit how popular he was or how much money he's made. SNL was, for me at least, about transgressive humor; Sandler is about as mainstream as they come.

    [video=youtube_share;0BQFv83QJ2Y]http://youtu.be/0BQFv83QJ2Y[/video]
     
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    I'm not a fan of the current cast, but I gained a lot of respect for Bill Hader when I learned he writes for South Park.

    Armisen's OK I guess. I'm sure I liked something he's done, but can't remember what.

    Oh and that fat guy who does the drunk uncle bit needs to be pushed down a flight of stairs.
     
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    Great list -> The second list, not the OP
     
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    Where's this guy?

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    You're not down with the OP?
     
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    Here's my Top 10:

    1. Bill Hader

    2. Seth Meyers

    3. Bobby Moynihan

    4. Nasim Pedrad

    5. Kate McKinnon

    6. Jason Sudeikis

    7. Kenan Thompson

    8. Jay Pharoah

    9. Taran Killam

    10. Ben Stiller
     
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    On the AIDS memorial in San Francisco.
     
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    When Bobby Moyniham stopped reminding me of Artie my love for him grew
     
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    1. Gilbert Gotfried
    2. Terry Sweeney
    3. Robert Downey Jr.
    4. Sarah Silverman
    5. Chris Elliott
    6. Joe Piscopo
    7. Janeane Garofalo
    8. Victoria Jackson
    9. Rob Schneider
    10. Artie Lange
     
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    Will Ferrell

    Phil Hartman

    Rachel Dratch

    Chris Farley

    Jimmy Fallon

    Tracy Morgan

    Molly Shannon

    David Spade

    Norm Macdonald

    Bill Hader
     
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    Chris Elliot!! Funny dude.
     
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    Hell, the entire 70s cast, the entire All Star Cast (Billy Crystal, Martin Short, etc.), and the entire mid to late 90s cast (Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Dan Hartman, etc.) all are ahead of Armisen. And that is before you start picking individuals from other casts like Murphy and Ferrell.
     

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