Molly Shannon returned to host this weekend’s edition of “Saturday Night Live”, on which she was a member of the cast from 1995 until 2001.
In one sketch, Shannon revived one of her more familiar comedy creations: dancer Sally O’Malley, who likes to kick, stretch and kick before declaring, “I’m 50! Fifty years old!”
The sketch featured Sally hired by the Jonas Brothers — the episode’s musical guests — as their new tour choreographer.
Even though it’s been more than 20 years since Sally was first introduced on “SNL”, she’s still 50 — something she addressed by telling Bowen Yang’s character, “Honey, I’ve been 50 since before you were born.”
When the JoBros arrive — costumed in outfits identical to Sally’s — she hikes up their waistbands to the appropriate level before instructing them to “put some bonus in your Jonas.”
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Sally O’Malley wasn’t the only classic character that Shannon brought back from her days as a cast member. In another sketch, she revived painfully unfunny comedian Jeannie Darcy and her lame catchphrase, “Don’t get me started, don’t even get me started.”