40 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Characters of All Time

Legends, obscurities, opera men: a look back at the funniest concoctions to grace Studio 8H

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32. & 33. Jason & Sunshine
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32. & 33. Jason & Sunshine

Dan Aykroyd and Laraine Newman as a pair of cosmic hippie lovers — Sunshine was sometimes known as Sunset, for no special reason. As the two youngest players in the cast, Aykroyd and Newman knew the culture they were satirizing. Talk about ahead of the game: they were doing proto-Portlandia gags about organic foodies in 1976, with their Natural Causes Restaurant, serving dead seagulls (from the Santa Barbara oil slick) or insects (from the windshield of Jason's van).

Best line: "Like today, the Kahoutek Special might be leg of lamb, because we have a sheep back in the kitchen that's dying of anthrax." "Bad news — the sheep's still wheezing!"

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