Mr. Bill

updated 11/28/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/28/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

"MR. BILL is in cryogenics right now. In the freezer, behind the peas," says Walter Williams, 41, Los Angeles-based creator of the long-suffering Play-Doh character made famous on Saturday Night Live. Mr. Bill, who appeared in 25 short films on SNL between 1975 and 1982, has occasionally come out of the cold—most recently as the voice for a Pizza Hut campaign directed by Williams. But what will completely thaw Mr. Bill's feet of clay is a half-hour syndicated special marking SNL's 20th anniversary in April. The inevitable reunion: Mr. Bill and his nemesis Sluggo (who has been lurking behind Williams's frozen carrots). Oh, nooooo!

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