(updated 14 May 02)

Will Ferrell: So what prompted you to leave SNL (Saturday Night Live)?

It all started when I read this book by Joe Piscopo........ (ozmandiusrex@hotmail.com)

The show SUCKED. (smmfd1@aol.com)   Past tense??

That Tina Fey half smile was just creeping me out! (dignan44@yahoo.com)

Had to do something to get Mango out of my mind. (jnmcda0@yahoo.com)

Austin Powers spin off - Mustafa, he's back, and he's not dead - how could I turn that down? It's my shot at super stardom! (mrxsandmanx@yahoo.com)

My true dramatic talent was being wasted in scenes where I had to speak. (tw_holmes@hotmail.com)

Bitchin' offer to do a cheerleaders movie with Cheri Oteri. (chefrandy@charter.net)

Hey, Travolta left "Kotter" and he has a successful career! (junkmailmagnet42@aol.com)

I don't like working weekends. (edberger@aol.com)  No problem, McD's can probably accommodate you.

I was looking to land a part on a COMEDY show. (StanYan1@aol.com)

These chumps are just holding me back. Why, I could be another Ellen Cleghorne or...dare I think it, Kevin Meaney!! (mcsestretch@hotmail.com)

I wanted to capitalize on my success in "A Night at the Roxbury" while it's still hot. (kingfisher61@cs.com)

The sooner I leave the sooner I can fulfill my dream of being a guest host. (SMiller234@earthlink.net)

Strangely, Will got that glazed "deer in the headlights" look when he first responded to this question...

...Leave? (kayladykay@aol.com)