Stefon is the most iconic character to come out of Saturday Night Live in the 21st century, and this specific appearance on "Weekend Update" is when he was at the peak of his powers. Every recurring SNL skit—even the classic ones—dies out the more it's rolled out.
The Land Shark (also land shark, landshark, LandShark) was a recurring character from the sketch comedy television series Saturday Night Live. The character first appeared in the fall of 1975 as a response to the release of the film Jaws, and the subsequent hysteria over purported shark sightings.
The Samurai also appears briefly in issue #54 of The Sandman. List of Saturday Night Live episodes featuring Samurai Futaba "Samurai Hotel" December 13, 1975 - Belushi and his bellhop (host Richard Pryor, also portraying a samurai) duel over who has to carry a guest's bags.
Teenage girls freaked when One Direction showed up during the monologue on last week’s “Saturday Night Live” to sing a rendition of “Afternoon Delight” with host Paul Rudd and his “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” co-stars Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and David Koechner.
Pat (Saturday Night Live) Pat is an androgynous fictional character created and performed by Julia Sweeney for the American sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and later featured in the film It's Pat. The central humorous aspect of sketches featuring Pat is the inability of others to determine the character's gender.