40 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Characters of All Time

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

5. Nick the Lounge Singer
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5. Nick the Lounge Singer

The velvet song stylings of Bill Murray. For all his schmaltz, Murray put real heart and soul into this crooner — no matter how miserable the dump where he's singing, he wants to win the audience's love, one rendition of the Star Wars theme at a time.

Best line: "Welcome to the Powder Room, everybody up here at beautiful Meatloaf Mountain. I'm Nick Winters and I'm here to entertain you. So sit back, have a hot buttered rum and let it happen."

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