publication date: Sunday, November 23, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Comedy

clue: He discovered his greatest success as a standup comic after everybody hated his rocky start on Saturday Night Live.

explanation: Rock starred in Saturday Night Live and Everybody Hates Chris. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Lori Lancaster


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