Watch SNL Audition Footage, Including Passes on Zach Galifianakis, Kevin Hart, Jim Carrey, and Stephen Colbert

February 16, 2015 5:53 PM

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Saturday Night Live can't add everyone that auditions to their cast, and often it depends on chemistry with whatever personalities are already there. And failing to get on the high profile show probably helps some comedians in the long run. Just look at a young, clean-shaven Zach Galifianakis, whose bit is about a scratch-and-sniff head shot that smells like "failure and onions."

The video above includes some SNL audition bits from Andy Kaufman, Phil Hartman, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Bill Hader and more; but it also includes some extremely well known comedians that Lorne Michaels and co. passed on. In addition to a Joey-lookin' Galifianakis, there was also K...

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