Weekend Update made stars out of SNL cast members like Dennis Miller, Norm MacDonald, and Tina Fey.  But here are 11 examples that prove not everyone was cut out for the job. 

COLIN QUINN WAS A LOUSY FIT 1998-2000 QUINN'S ROUGH-EDGED EVERYMAN DELIVERY DIDN'T WORK AT THE NEWS DESK AND HE KNEW IT. IT WAS NOT REALLY FOR ME, SAYS QUINN. LORNE KNEW IT, TOO. HE WOULDN'T YANK ME, BUT IT WAS NOT A GOOD FIT. QUINN BLAMES IT ON LORNE'S

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MARY GROSS WAS ON AGAIN, OFF AGAIN 1981 CRACKED GROSS WAS DOYLE-MURRAY'S ORIGINAL CO-ANCHOR. SHE MOVED TO STRICTLY SKETCHES FOR THREE MONTHS BEFORE TAKING ONE FINAL TURN BEHIND THE NEWS DESK. GROSS WAS A CAST MAINSTAY UNTIL SHE WAS JETTISONED UPON LORNE MICHAEL'S 1985 RETURN.

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