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I Looked Up Pictures Of 38 "SNL" Cast Members From Their First Episodes And I Can't Believe Mine Eyes

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Jimmy Fallon all started on SNL over 20 years ago. BRB. Going to quietly contemplate the passage of time.

Saturday Night Live is a staple in many households.

And everyone has their favorite cast members, but it's hard to believe how long ago some of our faves were on the show!

So let's take a look at some of the most memorable SNL players when they first joined the show vs today in 2022.

1. Here's Molly Shannon when she joined the cast in 1995.

closeup of Molly

And here she is 27 years later in 2022.

closeup of Molly smiling

Now here they are side by side.

2. Here's Tracy Morgan when he first joined the cast in 1996.

closeup of tracy in a leather jacket for a skit

And here he is 26 years later in 2022.

Tracy at an event

Now here they are side by side.

3. Here's Maya Rudolph when she joined the cast in 2000.

closeup of Maya in a skit

And here she 22 years later is in 2022.

closeup of Maya

Now side by side.

4. Here's Jimmy Fallon when he joined the cast in 1998.

closeup of Jimmy playing guitar

And here he is 24 years later in 2022.

jimmy behind the desk for the last night show

Now here they are side by side.

5. Here's Tim Meadows when he joined the cast in 1991.

closeup of tim holding a guitar

And here he is 31 years later in 2022.

tim smiling at a podium

Now here they are side by side.

6. Here's Amy Poehler when she joined the cast in 2001.

closeup of Amy

And here she is 21 years later in 2022.

closeup of amy smiling

Now here they are side by side.

7. Here's Taran Killam when he joined the cast in 2010.

Taran dressed for an a cappella skit

And here he is 12 years later in 2022.

Taran at an event

Now here they are side by side.

8. Here's Cheri Oteri when she joined the cast in 1995.

closeup of Cheri in a skit

And here she is 27 years later in 2022.

closeup of cheri at an event

Now here they are together.

9. Here's Bobby Moynihan when he joined the cast in 2008.

Bobby sitting at a desk for a skit

And here he is 14 years later in 2022.

closeup of Bobby smiling

Now here they are side by side.

10. Here's Kenan Thompson when he joined the cast in 2003.

young Kenan smiling

And here he is 19 years later in 2022.

Kenan smiling on a couch

Now here they are side by side.

11. Here's Sasheer Zamata when she joined the show in 2014.

closeup of sasheer

And here she is eight years later in 2022.

closeup of sasheer at an event

Now here they are side by side.

12. Here's Chris Kattan when he joined the cast in 1996.

closeup of chris in business attire for a skit

And here he is 26 years later in 2022.

closeup of chris smiling at an event

Now here they are side by side.

13. Here's Tina Fey when she joined the cast in 2000.

closeup of Tina doing the news

And here she is 22 years later in 2022.

closeup of tina smiling

Now here they are side by side.

14. Here's Pete Davidson when he joined the cast in 2014.

Pete doing the weekend update

And here he is eight years later in 2022.

Pete showing off his staten island shirt

Now here they are side by side.

15. Here's Julia Sweeney when she joined the show in 1990.

Julia speaking into a mic for a skit

And here she is 32 years later in 2022.

closeup of Julia smiling

Now here they are side by side.

16. Here's Adam Sandler when he joined the cast in 1991.

young Adam doing the weekend update

And here he is 31 years later in 2022.

closeup of Adam

Now here they are side by side.

17. Here's Rachel Dratch when she joined the cast in 1999.

closeup of rachel

And here she is 23 years later in 2022.

closeup of rachel at an event

Now here they are side by side.

18. Here's Fred Armisen when he joined the cast in 2002.

closeup of Fred

And here he is 20 years later in 2022.

closeup of fred at an event

Now here they are side by side.

19. Here's Andy Samberg when he joined the cast in 2005.

closeup of Andy smiling during a skit

And here he is 17 years later in 2022.

closeup of Andy

Now here they are side by side.

20. Here's Cecily Strong when she first joined the cast in 2012.

closeup of Cecily on the weekend update

And here she is 10 years later in 2022.

cecily on the red carpet

Now here they are side by side.

21. Here's Chris Rock when he joined the cast in 1990.

chris rock on the weekned update

And here he is 32 years later in 2022.

closeup of Chris

And now here they are side by side.

22. Here's Jane Curtin as part of the original 1975 cast.

closeup of jane

And here she is 47 years later in 2022.

closeup of jane at an event

Now here they are side by side.

23. Here's Seth Myers when he joined the cast in 2001.

closeup of seth in a skit wearing business clothes

And here he is 21 years later in 2022.

Seth hosting his late night show

Now here they are side by side.

24. Here's Eddie Murphy when he joined the cast in 1980.

closeup of eddie

And here he is 42 years later in 2022.

closeup of eddie holding an award

Now here they are side by side.

25. Here's Kate McKinnon when she joined the cast in 2012.

closeup of kate during a skit

And here she is 10 years later in 2022.

kate smiling on the red carpet

Now here they are side by side.

26. Here's Will Ferrell when he joined the cast in 1995.

closeup of will doing the news

And here he is 27 years later in 2022.

Now here they are side by side.

27. Here's Julia Louis-Dreyfus when she joined the cast in 1982.

closeup of julia

And here she is 40 years later in 2022.

closeup of julia smiling

Now here they are side by side.

28. Here's Chevy Chase as part of the original 1975 cast.

chevy doing the weekend update

And here he is 47 years later in 2022.

closeup of chevy

Now here they are side by side.

29. Here's Kristen Wiig when she joined the cast in 2005.

kristen in a brunette wig for a skit

And here she is 17 years later in 2022.

closeup of kristen at an event

Now here they are side by side.

30. Here's Mike Myers when he joined the cast in 1989.

Mike doing the weekend update

And here he is 33 years later in 2022.

closeup of mike on the red carpet

Now here they are side by side.

31. Here's Dana Carvey when he joined the cast in 1986.

closeup of Dana speaking into a mic

And here he is 36 years later in 2022.