Saturday Night Live is responsible for it's fair share of iconic moments in television history-- Tom Hanks in a Halloween novelty suit, Sinead O'Conner ripping up a photo of the Pope, and plenty of accidental F bombs… But if you've ever watched the last half hour of the show, it can begin to feel like almost anything the writers throw up against the wall will make it to air. Anyone who's ever worked in studio 8H knows full well that nothing could be further from the truth-- An overwhelming number of ideas, both good and bad, have never made it past the pitching stage for being too weird, too controversial, or not appealing to a celebrity host's sensibilities and end up dying right there on the vine. And that's only dealing with what gets on the air Saturday nights-- Wait until you hear about all of the SNL movies that were nearly made. 


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