'Saturday Night Live': All 145 Cast Members Ranked

Our insanely ambitious, ruthlessly exhaustive ranking of every 'SNL' player ever

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131. Charles Rocket
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131. Charles Rocket

Era: 1980-1981

One of the saddest SNL crash-and-burn stories. Rocket had the misfortune to host "Weekend Update" during the doomed "Saturday Night Live '80" season, which meant he took most of the heat. His man-in-the-street "Rocket Report" segments were solid, but his "Update" got hammier and more off-key, and he got fired after saying "Who the fuck did it?" on the air, with a cocky grin on his face. He died tragically in 2005.

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