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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…

'SNL' Co-Stars Kate McKinnon & Bowen Yang Are All Smiles at the Emmy Awards 2022

Saturday Night Live co-stars Kate McKinnon and Bowen Yang serve up some seriously fashionable looks at the 2022 Emmy Awards on Monday night (September 12) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The 38-year-old Ghostbusters star was radiant in a double-breasted, black blazer. Bowen, 31, opted for an embroidered blazer and a coordinating bowtie. He brought a special date to the event – his mom Meng!

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Rob Schneider Says 'Saturday Night Live' Was 'Over' After Kate McKinnon Sang 'Hallelujah' as Hillary Clinton

Rob Schneider is slamming Saturday Night Live.

In a new interview, the 58-year-old actor, who was a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy series from 1990 until 1994, revealed the moment that he considered the show to be “over.”

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Kate McKinnon Reveals the Reason She's Leaving 'SNL'

Kate McKinnon is revealing the reason why she won’t be back on Saturday Night Live when it returns in the fall.

The 38-year-old comedian and some of her fellow co-stars including Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson, have officially exited the show.

Click inside to see why Kate McKinnon won’t be back…

Michael Che Reveals the Reason He's Returning to 'SNL' For Another Season, Reacts to the Exits of Those 4 Big Stars

Michael Che was asked why he decided to stay on Saturday Night Live for another season, especially after he hinted he was going to leave just last month.

He’s now revealing the reason why.

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Four 'Saturday Night Live' Cast Members Are Leaving After the Season Finale on May 21

There are now four Saturday Night Live cast members who will be leaving the show following the season finale this weekend.

It was confirmed earlier today that Pete Davidson will be exiting the series after eight seasons as he will be starring in the upcoming Peacock series Bupkis.

Now, a new report claims that three more beloved cast members are leaving as well.

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Kate McKinnon Says She 'Refused to Dance' Before Playing Ellen DeGeneres on 'SNL' - Watch

Kate McKinnon is opening up about her fan-favorite Ellen DeGeneres impersonation!

On Monday (May 16), the 38-year-old Saturday Night Live cast member made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where she shared some secrets about impersonating the comedian and daytime talk show host on the NBC sketch comedy series.

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