She was fired after one season where only one of the sketches she wrote survived to dress rehearsal and none aired, although she did appear on the show as a cast member in skits, usually in smaller supporting roles.Bob Odenkirk, a former SNL writer, explained, "I could see how it wouldn't work at SNL because she's got her own voice, she's very much Sarah Silverman all the time.She can play a character but she doesn't disappear into the character—she makes the character her." She said that when she was fired it hurt her confidence for a year, but after that nothing could hurt her and that she attributes her time to SNL as being a key reason why she has been so tough in her career.

She appeared in three episodes of Larry Sanders during its final two seasons.

She also starred in the HBO sketch comedy series Mr.

Show (1995–1997) and had the leading role for the 1997 independent film Who's the Caboose?

Fans of the show took to social media to share their thoughts with one male viewer @Sam Meachen posting a picture of Shane taken from his TV set with the message: 'Is it just me that finds him rather attractive?

is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer and writer.

Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, and religion, having her comic character endorse them in a sarcastic fashion.

For her work on television she won two Primetime Emmy Awards.

Silverman was a writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live, and starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010 on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

She released an autobiography The Bedwetter in 2010. P., and starred in films, including Who's the Caboose?

She also appeared in other television programs, such as Mr. (1997), School of Rock (2003), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014). Beth had been George Mc Govern's personal campaign photographer and would found the theater company New Thalian Players, while Donald had training as a social worker and also ran the clothing store Crazy Sophie's Outlet. Her sisters are Rabbi Susan Silverman, screenwriter Jodyne Silverman, and actress Laura Silverman; her brother Jeffrey Michael died when he was three months old.

In 2015, she starred in the drama I Smile Back, for which she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. After beginning her stand-up comedy in 1992, Silverman was part of the 1993–94 season of Saturday Night Live (SNL) for 18 weeks as a writer and featured player.