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Chevy Chase Takes Aim at SNL, With Plenty of Expletives

But he does concede the show was good when he was on it
By Luke Roney,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 19, 2018 7:24 PM CDT
Chevy Chase attends the SNL 40th Anniversary special in 2015.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – "The worst [expletive deleted] humor in the world." That's what Chevy Chase has to say about today's Saturday Night Live, FOX reports. Chase, an original SNL cast member, made the comment during a lengthy interview with the Washington Post, during which he also took shots at a couple former cast members. Will Ferrell's George W. Bush? "Just not funny." Tina Fey? He liked her, but "didn't see what all the folderol was about." As for SNL co-creator Lorne Michaels: "I'm amazed that Lorne has gone so low. And the audience of millions? "A whole generation of s---heads." So when, in Chases' estimation, was Saturday Night Live worth watching? The first couple of seasons, he says, adding "Why am I saying that? Because I was in it? I guess." (Read more Saturday Night Live stories.)

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