She was overused and overshadowed both Elliott and Nasim Pedrad in the process.
As admirable as "SNL's" evolution has been in recent years as a female-led troupe in the boys' club that is comedy, Lorne Michaels has always run the tires off his leading ladies, going back to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
She didn't get a single memorable original character off the ground but you have to wonder whether she ever really got the chance.
What probably held back Elliott even more so was that her "SNL" career had the misfortune of coinciding with the tail end of Wiig's reign as comedy queen.
That's fine if you're Jay Pharoah, who has shown he's brilliant in that department–but only in that department.