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Bob Odenkirk Says Working On 'SNL' Was A 'Major Struggle'

Bob Odenkirk Says Working On 'SNL' Was A 'Major Struggle'

Bob Odenkirk has opened up about his time on Saturday Night Live in the ’90′s when he was 25.

“Working on Saturday Night Live was a major struggle, professionally and personally, even though I learned a lot. I didn’t really fit in very well,” the 54-year-old actor recently expressed (via The Guardian). “I got a lot out of it, but the show got very little out of it.”

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“During SNL, I spent many years as a cult presence and I’m very comfortable with it,” Bob added. “I still perceive myself that way. But occasionally I’m reminded that I’m on these other shows [Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul] that are much bigger than anything I did before. I went to Canada for a festival and the customs guard talked to me about what a fan he was of Breaking Bad, and what a fan his sister in Romania was – it blew my mind. That sense of it playing around the world, of people talking to their family members about it.”

Pictured: Bob joining co-stars Patrick Fabian, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Micheal Mando, and writers Gordon Smith and Peter Gould at the FYC screening and panel discussion of Better Call Saul moderated by Andy Richter at the DGA Theater on Monday (May 8) in Los Angeles.

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Credit: Jesse Grant; Photos: Getty
Posted to: Andy Richter, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Micheal Mando, Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn

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