Lars reads a passage from the biography, Live From New York.
Middle Aged (35-54)
North American, US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota)
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The SNL audience has always felt protective towards the show and concerned about its possibly becoming tamer less impudent, less willing to take risks. And from the earliest episodes, Michaels made the show a regular topic of the show. Criticisms were addressed and lampooned on the air. In a lavish and complex production number that opened in December 1991 show, hosted by Steve Martin, the cast ridiculed both itself and the idea that the show was growing soft.