02/27/2012 04:16 pm ET

A Host Of Women Put Their Stamp On 'SNL' Comedy

When the actress Anna Faris hosted "Saturday Night Live" in October, she didn't think much about the potential impact of "Tell Him," a sketch that had her and the show’s female cast members singing about snagging a man by pretending to like video games and hate children. She was too absorbed in the choreography. "I can't sing, and I can't dance," she said. "I was thinking: 'Just move your elbows left to right. It's simple.' I remember being glad that one was behind me."

But it wasn't. For days after, "Tell Him" seemed to be all anyone wanted to discuss.

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