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'Saturday Night Live' Stars Who Broke Character During Sketches

There’s a lot of pressure when it comes to putting on an episode of Saturday Night Live: it is live, after all.

As a result, cast members and hosts need to stick to their scripts closely in order to keep the sketches flowing smoothly – and they also need to keep a straight face as they fly through dozens of jokes every night. But what happens when they…can’t?

Time and time again, we’ve watched over the years as the cast of SNL, and myriad celebrity hosts, absolutely lose it after cracking up at one of the jokes they’ve said, the sheer absurdity of the sketch, or something entirely unexpected happening in a scene. In most cases, it only makes the sketch even more hilarious for the audience watching at home.

We’ve rounded up some of the best moments where the SNL stars have absolutely lost it during a sketch. Some stars have also been banned from the show!

Check out all the times Saturday Night Live stars broke character inside…

Rebel Wilson Glitters in a Green Gown at a Special Screening of 'Senior Year' in West Hollywood

Rebel Wilson is all smiles at a special screening of her new film Senior Year at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills on Tuesday (May 10) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 42-year-old actress looked gorgeous in a green Jason Wu gown and posed alongside her co-star Justin Hartley, who was joined by his wife Sofia Pernas.

Also at the event were fellow cast members Alicia Silverstone, Zaire Adams, Angourie Rice, Michael Cimino, Alex Hardcastle, Ana Yi Puig, Todd Garner, Joshua Colley, Avantika, Tyler Barnhardt, Molly Brown, Jade Bender, Brandon Scott Jones, Zoe Chao, Mary Holland and Chris Parnell.

In Senior Year, Rebel plays a cheerleader who falls off a pyramid and into a 20 year coma. After she wakes up as a 37-year-old woman, she’s ready to return to high school, regain her status and claim the prom queen crown that eluded her.

The film will premiere on Netflix on May 13, 2022 and you can check out the trailer here.

FYI: Justin is wearing an Omega watch. Alicia is carrying a Jeffrey Levinson clutch.

Click through the gallery for 30+ photos from the premiere of Senior Year…

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Rebel Wilson's 'Senior Year' Trailer Brings Her Back to High School - Watch Now!

Rebel Wilson stars in the debut trailer for her new Netflix movie Senior Year.

Here’s the logline: After a cheerleader falls off a pyramid and into a 20 year coma, she wakes up as a 37-year-old woman, ready to return to high school, regain her status and claim the prom queen crown that eluded her.

The film also stars Sam Richardson, Zoë Chao, Mary Holland, Justin Hartley, Chris Parnell, Angourie Rice, Michael Cimino, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Brandon Scott Jones and Alicia Silverstone.

Click inside to watch the brand new trailer for Senior Year…More Here! »

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'Home Alone' Franchise Film 'Home Sweet Home Alone' Gets Disney+ Trailer - Watch Now!

The debut trailer for Home Sweet Home Alone, the new film reimagining of the Home Alone franchise, has just debuted online!

Here’s a synopsis: Max Mercer is a mischievous and resourceful young boy who has been left behind while his family is in Japan for the holidays. So when a married couple attempting to retrieve a priceless heirloom set their sights on the Mercer family’s home, it is up to Max to protect it from the trespassers…and he will do whatever it takes to keep them out. Hilarious hijinks of epic proportions ensue, but despite the absolute chaos, Max comes to realize that there really is no place like home sweet home.

The film is set to debut on Disney+ on November 12, 2021.

Archie Yates is starring, with Ellie Kemper, Rob Delaney, Aisling Bea, Kenan Thompson, Tim Simons, Pete Holmes, Devin Ratray, Ally Maki, and Chris Parnell.

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Quibi Releases Star-Studded Trailer for Mystery-Comedy Series 'Mapleworth Murders' - Watch Now!

Quibi has released the trailer for their highly-anticipated new mystery-comedy series Mapleworth Murders!

Created by, written by, and starring Paula Pell and John Lutz, the series features a “who’s who” of guest suspects and victims.

The star-studded cast also includes Wanda Sykes, Chris Parnell, Terry Crews, Nicole Byer, Jimmy Carlson, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, D’Arcy Carden, Tim Meadows, Jack McBrayer, Andy Samberg, Tina Fey, Pam Murphy, Annie Mumolo, and Ike Barinholtz.

If you missed it, Maya recently reacted to news of Kamala Harris being picked as Joe Biden‘s Vice President candidate, and revealed if she would impersonate Senator Harris on Saturday Night Live again.

New episodes of Mapleworth Murders air on Mondays on Quibi.

Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs & Damon Wayans Jr. Celebrate 'Neighborhood' & 'Happy Together' Premiere!

Max Greenfield and Beth Behrs happily strike a pose together while hitting the carpet at the CBS Social Happy Hour Viewing Party for The Neighborhood & Happy Together held at Estrella on Monday (October 1) in West Hollywood.

The 38-year-old actor and Beth, 32, were joined at the event by their The Neighborhood co-stars Hank Greenspan, Cedric the Entertainer, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney and Marcel Spears.

Also in attendance were the the stars of Happy Together: Damon Wayans Jr., Stephnie Weir, Felix Mallard, Chris Parnell and Austin Earl.

Make sure to catch the new CBS comedies The Neighborhood and Happy Together every Monday, starting at 8pm ET!

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Alex Roe, Yara Shahidi & Carter Jenkins Promote Their Shows at Freeform Summit 2018!

Alex Roe poses for photographs while hitting the carpet at the 2018 Freeform Summit held on Thursday (January 18) in Hollywood, Calif.

The 27-year-old Siren star was joined at the event by Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi and her co-stars Emily Arlook, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa and Chris Parnell, as well as Famous in Love‘s Carter Jenkins, Pepi Sonuga, Keith Powers, Charlie DePew, Georgie Flores, Niki Koss and Claudia Lee.

Also in attendance to promote their shoes were Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph, The Bold Type‘s Katie Stevens, Meghann Fahy, Aisha Dee, Melora Hardin, Sam Page, Matt Ward, Nikohl Boosheri and Stephen Conrad Moore, The FostersMaia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Hayden Byerly and Elliot Fletcher, and Beyond‘s Jeff Pierre, Eden Brolin and Oscar Camacho, Ally Maki and Allison Holker.

It was recently announced that Grown-ish is returning for a second season!

FYI: Yara is wearing a Chanel jacket, Arias blouse, Off-White jeans, René Caovilla shoes, Kavant & Shahart earrings and Swati Dhanak rings. Olivia is wearing a SEMSEM jumpsuit with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes. Niki is wearing a Vince Camuto dress.

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