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'Saturday Night Live' Stars Who Broke Character During Skits

Debbie Downer: Disney World

In a skit that introduced the world to Debbie Downer back in 2004 with Lindsay Lohan acting as host for the evening, an Ohio family’s visit to Disney World is ruined when Debbie Downer (Rachel Dratch) only discusses depressing topics. Jimmy Fallon, Fred Armisen, Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz totally break character as they cannot handle Debbie’s depressed takes – nor can Debbie.

Matt Foley: Van Down By The River

Christina Applegate was simply no match for Chris Farley in a classic from 1993. In the skit, after their cleaning lady finds pot in the house, parents (Phil Hartman, Julia Sweeney) hire motivational speaker Matt Foley (Farley) to talk to their teens (David Spade, Applegate) about drugs and their future. Hilarity ensues as the motivational speaker rants and raves about living in a van down by the river, a now iconic line.

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