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27 Of Our Favorite SNL Weekend Update Moments

No matter your personal opinion of the show, Saturday Night Live has been a comedy staple in America for ages. Beginning in 1975 with Chevy Chase as the original news anchor, the Weekend Update is the show's longest-running segment, and is even said to be the birth place of the satirical news sketch for the likes of the Colbert Report and The Daily Show.

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From “the Closet Summit” to “Birdie Sanders,” the 2016 election was the never-ending nightmare that seems like it never ended. But it’s still worth a closer look, especially when Marco Rubio made allegations about not being able to trust people with small hands (among other things about small hands — man, 2016 really was awful).

Anyway, Seth Meyers recapped it all in his “Closer Look” segment. 12 months of horror in eight minutes of comedy. There are all those great things you forgot about, especially this:

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and this: 

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Maybe it wasn’t all bad. Wait, yes, it was.