Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Photo: Melissa McCarthy: No Longer a Bridesmaid

Bridesmaids actress Melissa McCarthy was arguably the breakout star of 2011, rightly earning a 2012 Oscar nomination for her portrayal of the unabashedly earnest Megan. Melissa, 41, is a veteran comedian, bringing her special brand of humor to the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly, as well as the movies The Back-up Plan and Life as We Know It. As evidence for how much Melissa deserves this nomination, we rounded up her best scene-stealing moments as Megan in Bridesmaids:

Megan spots a freakishly tall elderly man at the engagement party
To Annie (Kirsten Wiig): “I’m glad he’s single, ‘cause I’m gonna climb that like a tree.”

Megan brainstorms ideas for Lillian’s bachelorette party:
“Female fight club. We grease up and — surprise! Beat the crap outta her.”

Megan lets one slip right before the most epic diarrhea scene in the history of film:
“I’m sorry, I won’t apologize; I’m not confident which end that came out of.”

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Megan attempts to seduce the air marshal by cornering him on the plane:
“Can you feel the steam heat coming from my undercarriage?”

Megan talks dirty to the air marshal before jumping into bed with him (and a sandwich):
“Do you want a bite of my big bear sandwich? It's got meat and cheeses.”

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Bonus round: Melissa on Saturday Night Live:
“There’s a Hidden Valley ranch party in my mouth.”

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