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Bobby Moynihan Exits 'Saturday Night Live'

May 18, 2017 (9:23 am) GMT
After appearing for nine seasons, Bobby has decided to depart from the show as he relocates to Los Angeles for his new CBS comedy 'Me, Myself and I'.
Bobby Moynihan Exits 'Saturday Night Live'

Bobby Moynihan is officially leaving "" after nine seasons. This week's episode will be the last time for fans to see the Drunk Uncle on the hit NBC comedy.

The decision is understandable since Bobby is moving to Los Angeles to film his new CBS comedy, "". Bobby previously signed seven-year contract with "SNL", before extending for two years more. This current 42nd season will be Bobby's last hurrah on the show.

During his appearance on "SNL", Bobby is known for his impersonations of New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Food Network personality Guy Fiery as well as characters like the famed Drunk Uncle. With Bobby's departure, "SNL" only has Keenan Thompson, who has been on the show for 14 seasons, as the remaining veteran cast member.

He took to his Instagram account to share a photo of him with "SNL" cast members. Also featured in the photo is Dwayne "" Johnson, who is set to host the season finale this week. "Last pitch of the season! #SNL42 @therock," Bobby captioned the photo.

Last pitch of the season! #SNL42 @therock

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"Me, Myself & I" examines one man's life over a 50-year span. The single-camera comedy will focus on three distinct periods in his life-as a 14-year-old in 1991 (Jack Dylan Grazer), a 40-year-old in present day (Bobby), and a 65-year-old in 2042 (John Larroquette).

"Saturday Night Live" will conclude the 42nd season on Saturday, May 20 at 11.30 P.M. The Rock hosts the episode, while serves as the musical guest.

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