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From Eddie Murphy to Phil Hartman: The top 10 'SNL' cast members

By Bill Harris, Special to Postmedia Network

Let's take 40 and shave it down to 10.

With Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary special airing Sunday, Feb. 15, on NBC and Global, here's a quick look back at my personal history with the show.

I was watching when Saturday Night Live debuted: Oct. 11, 1975. I was a pre-teen, but it obviously was a Saturday, so my parents must have been okay with me staying up that late.

Through the decades, I watched the show quite diligently. I must admit, though, that I stopped watching a couple of years ago, because it was making me angry more often than it was making me laugh.

Nonetheless, I have a long history with Saturday Night Live. So here's a list of my top 10 cast members.

I realize there are some very famous and funny people who are not on this list, so please keep in mind: This is my PERSONAL list, contemplating the reasons I was watching:


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