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Reality check: 'SNL' has always been hit and miss

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Jim Carrey" Episode 1666 -- Pictured: (l-r) Colin Jost and Michael Che during "Weekend Update" on October 25, 2014 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Jim Carrey" Episode 1666 -- Pictured: (l-r) Colin Jost and Michael Che during "Weekend Update" on October 25, 2014 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC) Dana Edelson/NBC

So I was surfing comments on Entertainment Weekly’s wrap-up of the Chris Rock-Prince episode of "Saturday Night Live" recently when I stumbled onto a group of commenters who had actual — Wow! — perspective.

“The actual truth is that the show has always been really hit-and-miss,” a guy identified as StewyStan wrote. “Go back and watch some of the full 90-minute episodes from the 70s, and you’ll be amazed by how uneven the show was even during the supposed golden era.”

Read the post at Rich Copley's blog, Copious Notes.

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