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Randy Quaid and wife Evi released from jail in Vermont after judge changes mind [UPDATE]

UPDATE: The Santa Barbara, Calif., district attorney’s office is seeking to extradite actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, after a Vermont judge ordered their release from custody there Thursday. “We were prepared for this possibility,” the district attorney’s office said in a statement. The office has begun the process of seeking a governor’s warrant, also known as an extradition warrant — a process that could take 60 to 90 days.

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Let's rank the post-SNL careers of one-season wonder castmembers

Saturday Night Live, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend, is known as one of comedy’s preeminent talent breeding grounds—at least for now. But having a season-long stint on the show doesn’t necessarily signify the end, or even the beginning, of one’s career.

Plenty of notable names have passed briefly through Studio 8H—50 in total. Some were there during the show’s transitional years, when whoever was running things at the time (it wasn’t always Lorne Michaels) thought it would be a good idea to shake up the series by bringing in established talent; some simply weren’t good fits for the show.

Here, we rank the post-SNL careers of the 20 most notable one season-only castmembers.

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