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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40. Roseanne Rosannadanna
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40. Roseanne Rosannadanna

Gilda Radner's immortal frizzy-haired wiseass, snapping her gum and discussing boogers, warts and nose hair, while Jane Curtin squirms in disgust. Roseanne was always a divisive gal — for some fans, she was an early example of an SNL character who got recycled way too many times. But she's gained a whole new resonance in the age of the social-media overshare. We are all Jane Curtin now.

Best line: "It's always something."