Ladies' 'Night'! The 20 Funniest Female Characters on 'SNL'

In celebration of Kristen Wiig's birthday on Aug. 22, see the Saturday Night Live characters that have made us laugh through the years (21 Photos)

Donna Kaufman on Aug 22, 2011 at 10:31AM

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Ladies' 'Night'! The 20 Funniest Female Characters on 'SNL'

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Rachel Dratch as Debbie Downer

As the song says: "You’re enjoying your day, everything’s going your way, then along comes Debbie Downer!" There’s nothing so happy that Rachel Dratch's Debbie Downer can’t put a negative spin on it -- not sunny weather, birthday parties, Santa Claus, or even Disney World. If you know any real-life Debbie Downers, then you know how hard it is to resist making that "wah-wah" trombone noise whenever they speak!

Memorable quote: "No cake for me. With all the refined sugars we’re eating, America is experiencing a virtual epidemic of juvenile diabetes." WAH-WAH!

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Debbie Downer at Disney World 

Debbie Downer’s Oscar Jam 

Debbie Downer’s Thanksgiving 

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