The comedian has big shoes to fill — after all, the coveted anchor spot has been held by a litany of incredible talents, including Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, and Jimmy Fallon. So, to celebrate her new gig, we’ve put together a few of our favorite past Weekend Update moments. Take a look, and share your favorites in the comments!
When Tina Met Amy
Is there anything better than the glory days of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, together? Not really. For proof, check out this clip of the pair’s very first ever Weekend Update together.
Not so much a typical Update sketch, the Grease-themed Jimmy Fallon sendoff from 2004 features the entire cast doing a song-and-dance number — and a memorable accidental boob touch.
The final Weekend Update of the 2012 season featured cast member Bill Hader reprising his bizarre nightclub impresario character Stefon one last time — and a dramatic race to the altar, too.
In a historic meeting of past Update anchors, Jimmy Fallon, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey stopped by Seth Myers’ desk for a joke-off. The 2011 episode featured Poehler and Myers teaming up against Fallon and Fey for comedic supremacy.
Bonus Round, Take Two: And, here’s Strong and Vanessa Bayer as former porn stars shilling for Moet & Chandon.