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Martin, Andrea: SCTV

  • Edith Prickley, an obnoxious, outspoken station manager of SCTV who wore a leopard pill box hat and horn rim glasses;
  • Pirini Scleroso, a European immigrant who wears a heavy overcoat, scarf, glasses and speaks no intelligible English (a parody of "My Fair Lady");
  • Cheryl Kinzey, traveling sexologist from the Institute of Sexology going door-to-door spying on other couple's sexual activities;
  • Edna Boil, business woman from Prairie Warehouse and Curio Emporium advertising on SCTV with her husband Tex (Rick Moranis) who sports a cowboy hat while playing organ accompaniment and answering wife with "That's right Edna."
Martin, Steve: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Yortack Festrunk, brother of Georg, both political refugees from Czechoslovakia who moved to New York City and turned into swingers in polyester shirts and tight slacks ("It is certainly not difficult now for any woman to notice our bul-ges."; "Fox-es!"; "You American girls have such big breasts all the time!"; and "We are two wild and crazy guys!");
  • King Tut ("...got a condo made of stone-a, King Tut!");
  • Catchphrases "Well, exc-u-u-u-u-se me!" and "Let's get small!"

Meadows, Tim: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Grandpa in "Tales from the Barbeque";
  • Captain Jim, in "Captain Jim and Pedro" (Adam Sandler) skit;
  • Leon Phelp, a suave talking host of "The Ladies' Man," a call-in show with all the right answers
  • Celebrity impressions of Cyrano de Bergerac, Sammy Davis, Jr., David Dinkins, Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Bernard Shaw, Clarence Thomas and Ike Turner.

Meyers, Seth: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • DJ Jonathan Feinstein in “Jarret’s Room” sketch;
  • Celebrity impressions of Hugh Grant, Russell Crowe, Tobey Maguire and NBC News’ Brian Williams.
Miller, Dennis: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • KoKo the French Clown;
  • Weekend Update Anchor ("That's the news and I am outta here!").
Moore, Garry: THE GARRY MOORE SHOW
  • Martha (Moore) and Jenny (Durwood Kirby), two busybody old ladies on the front porch of Jenny's boarding house (Jenny: "Want a shot of cough medicine? Martha: "What kind of cough Medicine is it? Jenny: "Straight Sherry" Martha: [Cough] "Yes." )

Moranis, Rick: SCTV
  • Bob McKenzie, a beer guzzling "Eh?" SCTV cable co-host (with brother Doug) of "The Great White North," a talk show for Canadian hunters;
  • Celebrity impressions of Merv Griffin ("Uuuuuuuuweh"), and Woody Allen.

Morgan, Tracy: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Brian Fellow, host of  “Safari Planet”;
  • Astronaut Jones, a space adventurer;
  • Woodrow, the homeless romantic;
  • Dominican Lou
  • Celebrity impressions of Mike Tyson, “The View’s” Star Jones, Della Reese, Busta Rhymes, Maya Angelou and Samuel L. Jackson.

Morris, Garrett: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Host of "Black Perspective";
  • Chico Escuela, former all-star second basemen for the New York Mets turned Weekend Update Sportscaster ("Besaball been bera, bera good to me");
  • Inmate Johnson, a singer in the Lifer's Folly ("I'm gonna get a shotgun and kill all the whiteys I see");
  • News Reporter for the Hard of Hearing on "Weekend Update" (he screamed the news from the corner of the TV screen);
  • Celebrity impressions of Pearl Bailey, Idi Amin Dada, Ella Fitzgerald, Anwar Sadat, and Tina Turner.

Morton, Tracy: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Dominican Lou, a Caribbean building superintendent; co-host of the "The View".

Murphy, Eddie: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Gumby ("I'm Gumby, dammit!");
  • Buckwheat, a grown up version of Little Rascal star ("O-Tay!");
  • Solomon, a senior citizen given to bitter sweet reminiscing with ever-patient friend Pudge (played by Joe Piscopo);
  • Tyrone Green, literate convict author who recited such poetry as "C-I-L-L my Lanlord" or "I Hate White People Because They Is W-I-T-E" (a takeoff of a black Utah prison convict poet character originally performed by SNL comedian Garrett Morris who sang his blues song "I'm gonna get me a shotgun, and kill me all the whiteys I see." during an audition for "The Lifer's Follies" talent show);
  • Raheem Abdul Muhammad, a militant black film critic who wonders why there are no black actors like Isaac Hayes in Kramer vs. Kramer;
  • Velvet Jones, a fast-talking TV huckster hawking such books as "I've Been Kicked in the Butt for Love" and "I Wanna Be a Ho: A Guide for Would Be Prostitutes";
  • Dion Dion, the gay hairdresser in "Dion and Blaire" skits;
  • Little Richard Simmons, a TV takeoff of fitness guru Richard Simmons and 1950s rock and roll star Little Richard ("From the early, early mornin'/To the early, early night/ You're just a fat disgusting blob of cellulite");
  • Mr. Robinson, a spoof of the kindly children's show host Mr. Rogers ("Can you say Bitch?");
  • Celebrity impressions of Stevie Wonder and James Brown ("Hot Tub!").
Murray, Bill: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Nick, the Lounge Singer, who will sing anywhere and sing anything ("Star Wars/Nothing but Star Wars/Gimme those Star Wars/Don't let them end" or "Hey! You! Get ooooff of my cloud'--and stay off!");
  • Todd DiLaMuca, a goofy teenager who loved to give "nuggies" (Head of the "Nuggie Patrol") to his friend, Lisa Loopner (Gilda Radner) in "The Nerds" skit;
  • Jerry Eldini, A&R Man handling Candy Slice, a punk rock singer (Gilda Radner);
  • Ronnie Getsetter, boyfriend of Connie Conehead (Laraine Newman);
  • Captain Steve McCloud, Microdentist;
  • Nico, chips and drink waiter at the Olympia Restaurant ("Cheeseburger?")'
  • Stargazer Bill Murray, Celebrity Corner Host on Weekend Update("Hello, everybody, and I mean that");
  • Paco Valenzuela, host of "Quien Es Mas Machio?!";
  • The Mighty Hercules;
  • Superman;
  • Celebrity impressions of Richard Dawson, Ted Kennedy, and Ted Koppel.
Myers, Mike: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
  • Wayne Campbell, an Illinois teenager and co-host with friend Garth (Dana Carvey) of "Wayne's World," a rock music cable show ("Schwing!, "Party on, Dude");
  • Angus, the owner of All Things Scottish;
  • Austin Powers, a swinging 1960s spy unfrozen in the 1990s ("Did I make you horny, Baby?");
  • Lothar of the Hill People;
  • Phillip the Hyper-Hype;
  • Kenneth Reese-Evans, host of "Theatre Stories";
  • Dieter, a gay German host of 'Sprockets' ("Now's the time on 'Sprockets' when we dance!," "Would you like to touch my monkey?");
  • Linda Richman, host of "Coffee Talk" ("Talk amongst yourselves");
  • Lank Thompson, the handsome Man;
  • Marcello in Il Cantore and La Cantoria;
  • Celebrity impressions of Joey Lawrence, Mick Jagger, Steve Lawrence, and George Stephanopoulos.


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