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Chevy Chase, Colin Quinn and other memorable ‘Weekend Update’ sign-offs

He's Chevy Chase -- and you're not.

He's Chevy Chase -- and you're not. Credit: NBC

“Weekend Update,” that “Saturday Night Live” mainstay, gets a special summer, prime-time run starting Thursday, Aug. 10, at 9 p.m. on NBC/4. Over the 42-season history of “SNL,” many of the show’s “Update” anchors will always be remembered for their signoffs, like these five:

1. “That’s the news. Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow.” — Chevy Chase (1975-76) and Jane Curtin (1976-80); Tina Fey (2000-04) occasionally said it as well.

2. “Guess what, folks? That’s the news, and I am outta here!” — Dennis Miller (1985-91)

3. “I’m Kevin Nealon, and that’s news to me.” — Kevin Nealon (1991-94)

4. “That’s the way it is.” — Norm Macdonald (1994-97), borrowing Walter Cronkite’s famous signoff. (Macdonald also began his reports with a sign-in that was eerily prescient: “I’m Norm Macdonald, and now the fake news.”)

5. “I’m Colin Quinn, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it” — Colin Quinn (1998-2000)

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