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27 Awesome Vintage Behind-The-Scenes Photos From 22 Years On "SNL"

From the personal collection of a man who spent a long time working on the show.

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Mike Shoemaker was a producer at SNL from 1986-2008. So he's got a lot of memories and also a ton of pictures. He decided to share them on Twitter today and they are — as expected — really great.

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1995: I made George Clooney sit on the floor while I told an undoubtedly boring story. w Marci Klein #mySNLdays

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1995: I made George Clooney sit on the floor while I told an undoubtedly boring story. w Marci Klein #mySNLdays

9:43 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Pleated khakis!! February 1994 #mySNLdays

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In 1990 I played Tom Hanks dead body double in the monologue. #mySNLdays

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In 1990 I played Tom Hanks dead body double in the monologue. #mySNLdays

9:36 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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in the 90's we had a retreat at Mohonk Mountain House. Here's a campfire photo. #mySNLdays

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in the 90's we had a retreat at Mohonk Mountain House. Here's a campfire photo. #mySNLdays

9:46 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Mohonk. Tom Davis at the campfire. #mySNLdays

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Team Update Christmas 2001, with Neil Diamond and Gay Hitler. #mySNLdays

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Team Update Christmas 2001, with Neil Diamond and Gay Hitler. #mySNLdays

9:32 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Valerie Bertinelli hosted in 87 and I stood in I guess. With @jonlovitz and director Paul Miller. #mySNLdays

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Valerie Bertinelli hosted in 87 and I stood in I guess. With @jonlovitz and director Paul Miller. #mySNLdays

9:34 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I was an extra in a sketch withSean Penn 1986. It was cut after dress because my arms were too skinny. #mySNLdays

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I was an extra in a sketch withSean Penn 1986. It was cut after dress because my arms were too skinny. #mySNLdays

9:38 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Bunch of us standing in during rehearsal with Dabney Coleman in 1987.

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Bunch of us standing in during rehearsal with Dabney Coleman in 1987.

9:39 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Rehearsing a monologue, I’m gonna say 1993. Meadows and Hanks far left, I’m far right. #mySNLdays

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Rehearsing a monologue, I’m gonna say 1993. Meadows and Hanks far left, I’m far right. #mySNLdays

9:40 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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In the studio watching Dick in a Box play before the live crowd, with Akiva and Paul Thomas Anderson. #mySNLdays

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In the studio watching Dick in a Box play before the live crowd, with Akiva and Paul Thomas Anderson. #mySNLdays

10:02 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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DC 04. Lorne got the Mark Twain Prize. They gave me a suite by mistake so had a pizza party. #mySNLdays

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DC 04. Lorne got the Mark Twain Prize. They gave me a suite by mistake so had a pizza party. #mySNLdays

10:03 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Kattan, Will, Jimmy, Molly, Herlihy. #mySNLdays

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During the writers strike of 07, we did a live SNL at the UCB. Here we are rehearsing at UCB offices. #mySNLdays

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During the writers strike of 07, we did a live SNL at the UCB. Here we are rehearsing at UCB offices. #mySNLdays

10:07 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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UCB Strike Show: Forte rehearsing the legendary “Man of Gold”. #mySNLdays

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UCB Strike Show: Forte rehearsing the legendary “Man of Gold”. #mySNLdays

10:07 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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UCB strike show: Boombox Barry #mySNLdays

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UCB Strike show. We 3 had meetings almost every day cause we missed working. #mySNLdays

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UCB Strike show. We 3 had meetings almost every day cause we missed working. #mySNLdays

10:11 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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more of that Matt Murray party. #mySNLdays

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Seth and I during a C.O. rehearsals. We now have the same mannerisms. #mySNLdays

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Seth and I during a C.O. rehearsals. We now have the same mannerisms. #mySNLdays

10:14 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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We were trying to take a picture and Andy kept jumping in front. @mySNLdays

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We were trying to take a picture and Andy kept jumping in front. @mySNLdays

10:17 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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When people left, I collected all the door signs. #mySNLdays

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When people left, I collected all the door signs. #mySNLdays

10:25 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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