Birthday Girl Tina Fey's Funniest Moments

As the 30 Rock star turns 42 on May 18, we celebrate with her cheekiest quips and moments that have made us laugh out loud (17 Photos)

Donna Kaufman on May 17, 2012 at 4:30PM

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Birthday Girl Tina Fey's Funniest Moments

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Going Rogue

When John McCain chose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008, it seemed like the first thing everyone said (after "who?") was, "She looks like Tina Fey!" Though Fey had already left Saturday Night Live, she reluctantly agreed to play the Alaska governor – and it's a good thing, too. Fey's debut as Palin, presented as a bipartisan public service announcement about sexism with Hillary Clinton (Amy Poehler), may be the funniest political sketch in SNL history. Say it with us now: "I can see Russia from my house!" Fey's impersonation of Palin was a cultural sensation – and still hilarious when she performed it for the seventh time in May 2011.

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