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The Women of SNL: Their Top 10 Characters

Tonight’s two-hour retrospective, The Women of SNL, looks back at some of the show’s funniest female cast members, and from what we hear Molly Shannon, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Nora Dunn, Ana Gasteyer, Rachel Dratch, Cheri Oteri, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Laraine Newman, Amy Poehler, and Kristen Wiig will all be in attendance. But who would be invited if this was a reunion of their funniest characters? We’ll countdown our 10 favorites after the jump.

Roseanne Roseannadanna – Gilda Radner (1975-1980)

The wild-haired Roseanne Roseannadanna appeared in the Weekend Update segments, responding to recurring letters from Richard Fader of Fort Lee, New Jersey and grossing out the audience with her stories filled with graphic details about bodily functions. Her hilariously unaware catchphrase: “What are ya tryin’ to do, make me sick?!”

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