Saturday Night Live has been a comedy behemoth since 1975 when it began to blast the airwaves with subversive comedy aimed at disrupting the status quo of network television. Behind the scenes, SNL was even more caustic and rowdy than it was onscreen, with drug-fueled writing sessions that lasted for days, and after-parties that would go on until the sun came up. Drugs at SNL didn’t end when the original cast moved on to bigger and better things, the cast simply became less open about their usage with the press. Some late-period Saturday Night Live performers struggled with addictions while they were appearing on camera, and a few of them even lost their lives to the habit. Keep reading to take a look at SNL behind the scenes >
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