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Belushi, John: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

  • Samurai Warrior, a grunting Japanese Samurai with a ponytail and kimono in skits like "Samurai Tailor," "Samurai Night Fever" and "Samurai Hotel" (Sid Caesar was the first to do a wild takeoff of a Samurai in the 1950s when he spoofed Japanese films in a sketch called "Ubetchu");
  • Pete   Dionasopolis, owner of the Olympia Restaurant ("No fries, chips. Cheeseburger, cheeseburger, cheeseburger, cheeseburger! Pepsi, Pepsi!");
  • Jake Blues, of the blues/soul group, the Blues Brothers;
  • Killer Bees ("Your pollen or your wife, Senor!");
  • Jeff Widette (a big butted man in a family of big butts);
  • Weekend Update commentator ("But nooooo!");
  • Celebrity impressions in skits about Beethoven, Marlon Brando, Joe Cocker, Richard Dreyfuss, Henry Kissinger, Elizabeth Taylor and a classic rendition of William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk who refused to give up the command of the USS Enterprise even as the prop department tore down the show's set.

Berle, Milton: TEXACO STAR THEATER
  •  Ludwig Von Fossil, a nutty scientist;

Borstein, Alex: MAD TV
  • Miss Bunny Swan, an irritating Asian lady who feigns ignorance of the English language (on purpose) to such a point that people give her things just to get rid of her;
  • Celebrity impressions of Rosie O'Donnell.

Breuer, Jim: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Goat Boy, a half-man/half-goat ("Baaaaaah!");
  • Jeffrey Kaufman, half-baked host of talk show called "Issues" that discussed such topics as legalizing marijuana;
  • Celebrity impression of Jack Nicholson and Joe Pesci, as host of 'The Pesci Show' ("What you say to me?).

Burnett, Carol: THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW
  • Charwoman, a cleanup woman with a mop and bucket in a deserted TV studio;
  • Mrs. Wanda Wiggins, the world's most incompetent secretary with a bust-size larger that her apparent IQ;
  • Eunice Higgins Harper, a depressing wanna-be actress (The "Ed & Eunice" sketches chronicled an uptight married couple who fought all the time);
  • Marian, a long-suffering female beset by every malady known to writers on the soap-opera parody AS THE STOMACH TURNS;
  • Molly, wife of retired man named Burt (played by Harvey Korman)) on the "The Old Folks" sketch;
  • Nora Desmond, an ex-movie queen tottering languidly about her ghostly mansion (a spoof of Gloria Swanson in "Sunset Boulevard");
  • Mundane (of Funt & Mundane), a team of actors (with Harvey Korman),
  • Carol Bradford;
  • Zelda the Nudge;
  • Girl Scout Cookie Salesperson, an obnoxious, bespectacled Girl Scout selling cookies through subtle blackmail.

Buttons, Red: THE RED BUTTONS SHOW
  • Rocky Buttons, a punch-drunk boxer;
  • Kupke Kid, a lovable little boy;
  • Keeglefarven, a dumb bumbling German;
  • Buttons the Bell Boy;
  • Sad Sack;
  • Razzberry Buttons.

Buzzy, Ruth: ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN

  • Gladys Ormphby, the crotchety old lady who sits on a park bench and hits fresh men over the head with her purse.

Bynar, John: THE JOHN BYNER COMEDY HOUR

  • Dr. Felix Fosididdle, a weird-voiced veterinarian;
  • The Bland Family, a take-off of family sitcoms;
  • Father John, a confronting Catholic priest;
  • Dr. Rev. Enslo Veal, a white suited, money hungry boob tube disciple of the Lord who heals animals at the Calvary Veterinarian Chapel ("gather you animals around the front of the TV and they will be healed. If your animal could talk they'd say 'Send dollars to Dr. Veal'").

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