Before They Were Stars: Conan O’Brien as an Extra on “Saturday Night Live”

Before he got his own show, Conan O’Brien made his name as a highly regarded writer for such notable shows as Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. On the odd occasion when SNL needed a background extra to pop up and deliver a line or two during a sketch, they would call upon Conan for the job, little realizing that he would eventually become more famous than most of the cast members on the show. In this clip, you can get a nice glimpse of Conan’s back as the guy in the pink shirt who passes by the camera.

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