Why I Love 'SNL': Carrie Brownstein, Broad City, Albert Brooks Sound Off

Comedians from Lena Dunham to Wyatt Cenac weigh in on their favorite sketches and cast members

'Broad City''s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer on Gilda Radner

Abbi: I was a huge Gilda Radner fan — like when she did her homage-to-Mick Jagger song ["Gimme Mick" by punk rocker Candy Slice], or Judy Miller, the little girl playing in her bedroom. It was just so vulnerable! Growing up, they would always play that era of SNL on Comedy Central. I feel like the show's early days were different...you got to know the characters better, like they had a more full life.

Ilana: Like Gilda and Bill Murray as the nerds! They’re sweet, hilarious friends; you're like oh, there are whole stories about that world. I loved when Gilda did "Jewess Jeans," and Roseanne Roseannadanna — I was so excited to see someone with my hair on TV. Like, "Yeah, frizz!"

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