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Saturday Night Live
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The Saturday Night Live inter-title season 35.
Also known as NBC's Saturday Night (1975–1977)
Saturday Night Live '80 (1980)
Format Stand-up comedy,
Sketch comedy,
Comedy, Variety
Created by Lorne Michaels
Directed by Don Roy King
Starring See Saturday Night Live cast
Narrated by Don Pardo (1975–1981, 1982–present)
Mel Brandt (1981–1982)
Bill Hanrahan (1981)
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 35
No. of episodes 675 (as of March 13, 2010)
(List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Lorne Michaels (1975–1980, 1985–present)
Jean Doumanian (1980–1981)
Dick Ebersol (1981–1985)
Location(s) Studio 8H, GE Building, Rockefeller Center, New York City, New York, United States
Running time 90–92 minutes
Production company(s) Broadway Video
SNL Studios
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run October 11, 1975 – present
Chronology
Related shows TV Funhouse
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
External links
Official website
.Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a late-night television sketch comedy and variety show developed by Lorne Michaels and Dick Ebersol.^ Saturday Night Live: Dick Cavett [1] No reviews available.
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^ From MTV\'s sketch comedy show The State.
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^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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[1] .It premiered on NBC, a terrestrial television network in the United States, on October 11, 1975, under the title NBC's Saturday Night.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Saturdays at 11:30pm ET on NBC .
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^ Although the series would later be known as Saturday Night Live, this episode was introduced as NBC's Saturday Night, a moniker it would keep until the 14th episode, when the "NBC's" was dropped.
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[2] .The show's sketches often parody contemporary American popular culture and politics.^ A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week.
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^ The hilarious sketch added to "SNL's" hugely popular and hilarious political satire this season.
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[3] Saturday Night Live features a two-tiered cast consisting of veteran repertory members, also called the "Not Ready For Prime Time Players" (the name used by the show's original cast), and newer cast members who are known as "Featured Players."[3][4] Each week, the show features a host who delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast. .A musical guest is also invited to perform.^ Randy Newman is the musical guest for this episode, which is performed live in New Orleans for the Mardi Gras celebration.
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^ Unconfirmed reports say Justin Timberlake will host the May 9 episode and perform "Love Sex Magic" with musical guest Ciara.
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^ The 1975 episode also features musical guests Janis Ian and Billy Preston as well as a landmark performance from comedian Andy Kaufman ."
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With the exception of season 7, the show has begun with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!"[5]
.For all but five seasons[6][7] (six through ten), the show has been overseen by its creator and current executive producer, Lorne Michaels.^ The success of the clip led to Lorne Michaels co-producing the movie version, The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978) (TV), which includes appearances by numerous SNL alums and regulars.
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^ According to writer Larry David, he stormed into executive producer Dick Ebersol`s office and angrily quit the show.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: A doctor and Lorne Michaels argue over whether Eric Idle is too sick or not to do the show, while Buck Henry keeps pleading to be allowed to host again.
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.Broadway Video, SNL Studios, and NBC jointly manage production.^ Studio 8H where SNL is filmed is not connected to the GE Building (NBC Studios) at Rockefeller Center, but is suspended by wires from the next floor.
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[3] .Saturday Night Live is one of the longest-running network television programs in the United States with nearly 700 episodes broadcast over the span of 35 seasons as of 2010. A number of the show's sketches have been developed into feature films.^ Season 35, Episode 4 .
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^ Season 35, Episode 5: Taylor Swift .
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^ Saturday Night Live: Season 03 .
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.Throughout its three decades on air, Saturday Night Live has received a number of awards, including 21 Primetime Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, and three Writers Guild of America Awards.^ Saturday Night Live: Season 03 .
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^ Saturday Night Live (1975) was nominated for the following awards: .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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In 2000, it was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. It was ranked tenth on TV Guide's "50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time" list, and in 2007 it was listed as one of Time magazine's "100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME."[3][8]

Contents

History

See also: history of SNL by season: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35
.In the early 1970s, NBC ran The Best of Carson reruns of The Tonight Show that aired on either Saturday or Sunday night, at an affiliate's discretion, from January 1965 until September 1975 (originally known as The Saturday/Sunday Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson).^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ NBC also announced that Conan O'Brien will take over as "Tonight Show" host from Jay Leno on Monday, June 1, 2009.
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^ Although the series would later be known as Saturday Night Live, this episode was introduced as NBC's Saturday Night, a moniker it would keep until the 14th episode, when the "NBC's" was dropped.
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.In 1974, Johnny Carson wanted the weekend shows to be pulled and aired during the week.^ I'm not sure the holiday is the best day for a Palin appearance - "SNL's" first "Weekend Update" special of the month airs tonight at 9:30 - but maybe next week.
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^ In 2003, a live "Weekend Update" special was aired during the Superbowl halftime.
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^ When the show first debuted, it did not air every weekend.
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Carson wanted to save them for when he took time off.
.NBC approached Dick Ebersol in 1974 and asked him to create a show to fill the Saturday night timeslot.^ Although the series would later be known as Saturday Night Live, this episode was introduced as NBC's Saturday Night, a moniker it would keep until the 14th episode, when the "NBC's" was dropped.
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^ According to writer Larry David, he stormed into executive producer Dick Ebersol`s office and angrily quit the show.
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^ After ABC`s show failed, permission was granted to rename this show, and the first episode to carry the title "Saturday Night Live" was 26 March 1977.
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.Ebersol then approached Lorne Michaels wanting to create a variety show that would push the boundaries with its edgy style of humor.^ Emmy 1977 Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Lorne Michaels Won 298.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: A doctor and Lorne Michaels argue over whether Eric Idle is too sick or not to do the show, while Buck Henry keeps pleading to be allowed to host again.
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^ Emmy 1990 Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Lorne Michaels Nominated 151.
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.Ebersol knew Michaels was capable of creating a show since he had worked on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.^ The shows that were hosted by Louise Lasser and Milton Berle have never been seen in reruns since their original air date, at Lorne Michaels` insistence.
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.The show was set and Michaels searched for people to join the staff.^ Was Lorne Michaels just shoping a Home Depot and asked the first people he saw on isle 7 to be on his show.
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.He hired Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, George Coe, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, Michael O'Donoghue and Gilda Radner to the cast.^ The skits for this episode are as follows: John Belushi and Chevy Chase have an argument over how the opening to the show should be done.
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^ October 31st, 2008 2:51 pm ET I have been a great fan of SNL since way back when, with Gilda Radner, Chevy Chase, John Bulushi and Eddie Murphy and so on.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Chevy Chase announces that because he broke his ankle accepting his Emmy Award, his fall will be done by Laraine Newman, but Laraine instead shoves him off the stage.
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.Originally, the show was called NBC's Saturday Night, as the current title was in use by rival network ABC.^ Still, I'm now calling the show "Saturday Night Lame."
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^ Although the series would later be known as Saturday Night Live, this episode was introduced as NBC's Saturday Night, a moniker it would keep until the 14th episode, when the "NBC's" was dropped.
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^ After ABC`s show failed, permission was granted to rename this show, and the first episode to carry the title "Saturday Night Live" was 26 March 1977.
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NBC purchased the rights to the name in 1976[9] and officially adopted the new title on March 26, 1977.
.The show was an instant hit following its debut, and as a result, the cast members became suddenly famous.^ Contrary to popular belief, Steve Martin was never a cast member on the show.
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^ Randy Quaid is the only cast member to be nominated for an acting Academy Award before joining the show.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Steve gets hostility from the cast over his treatment of Gilda since the last show.
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.Chase left the show during the second season and was replaced by a new and upcoming comic named Bill Murray.^ During the Weekend Update, Emily Litella lends Chevy Chase a hand in reading the news after one of the stories flops.
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^ I've watched the show all my life, and it's always been up and down, since the 80s it's always been big during an election year, this is not new.
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^ During the Weekend Update, Bill Murray reports on an anti-porn rally, while John Belushi describes weather for shut-ins.
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.Aykroyd and Belushi left the show after season four.^ When Harry Shearer left the show during the 1984-1985 season he cited "creative differences."
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^ Cast members Bill Murray, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman and Mike Myers all won Emmys for helping write the show.
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^ Original-cast members returning for Season 2 include Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris, Jane Curtain, and Laraine Newman, and many of the show's classic recurring bits flourished in this season.
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.The following season, Michaels chose to leave the show and explore other avenues.^ The skits for this episode are as follows: A doctor and Lorne Michaels argue over whether Eric Idle is too sick or not to do the show, while Buck Henry keeps pleading to be allowed to host again.
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^ In an episode of The Twilight Zone, Ricky Nelson keeps finding himself in the worlds of Leave it to Beaver, My Three Sons and other 60's family shows.
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^ Will Ferrell--and a horde of other oldies--returned to the "Saturday Night Live" studio last night to make the season finale a fun reunion show.
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.Michaels' departure led most of the cast and writing staff to leave the show as well.^ Well...the shows over, and I shall take my leave.
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^ Oh well, word is the cast for SNL next year will be about 80% new because most of the cast now is finished with their contracts.
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^ Cast members Bill Murray, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman and Mike Myers all won Emmys for helping write the show.
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.As SNL was still popular, Michaels thought NBC would cancel the show upon his departure.^ "Not think, KNOW!" ROFLMAO! Jake--MyNaturalPath(SST) I would love to know what Rob and Kristen thought of Tay on SNL, especially the "Team Edward" "Team Jacob" parody.
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^ It is a new low showing the true allegiance of SNL and its producers/writers of NBC. When will they learn that the American public will not stand for it.
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^ TV ratings system affecting SNL) Lorne Michaels: There was a time where I would have condemned this ratings system as censorship.
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However, NBC had already planned to replace him with Jean Doumanian. .NBC wanted to build up a new cast and continue on with the show, leaving Doumanian with full creative control.^ On October 16, 23 and 30, 1976, the show moved to a Brooklyn studio because the NBC News election unit used Studio 8H for 1976 election coverage.
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^ Continuing the enormous success of its previous two years, the third season of SNL found the cast creating some of its most memorable sketches to ever appear on the show.
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^ This week "Saturday Night Live" is repeating the Gerard Butler-hosted episode, but the NBC show has locked in December's line-up of hosts and musical guests.
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.After disastrous reviews and behind-the-scenes turmoil, Doumanian was fired after one season.^ The 1980-1981 season was so disastrous that NBC called in programming executive Dick Ebersol (one of the creative masterminds of the original show) to save the show.
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.She was replaced by Dick Ebersol, who had originally hired Michaels to create the show.^ According to writer Larry David, he stormed into executive producer Dick Ebersol`s office and angrily quit the show.
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^ The 1980-1981 season was so disastrous that NBC called in programming executive Dick Ebersol (one of the creative masterminds of the original show) to save the show.
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^ The shows that were hosted by Louise Lasser and Milton Berle have never been seen in reruns since their original air date, at Lorne Michaels` insistence.
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.Ebersol fired most of the people Doumanian hired, save for a few people including unknown comics Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo.^ Ebersol fired producer Jean Doumanian and the rest of the cast except Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo.
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^ Eddie Murphy promises that he won't let stardom go to his head now that he's been hired as a full cast member.
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^ Fire the people who suck, hire me and the show will improve.
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.Ebersol, remaining with the show until 1984. In the Fall of 1984, Ebersol departed from tradition by adding several cast members with established comedic careers, including Billy Crystal, Martin Short, and Harry Shearer.^ The Folksmen (a folk music group seen in A Mighty Wind (2003)) was formed in the mid-1980s when Michael McKean hosted the show, and Christopher Guest, and Harry Shearer were cast members.
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^ Contrary to popular belief, Steve Martin was never a cast member on the show.
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^ Fey's work will go down in history with Steve Martin's Wild n Crazy Guy and the Blues Brothers and Billy Crystal's "You look Maaahvelous" characters ...
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.After that season, Ebersol wanted a more significant revamp, including departing from the show's established "live" format.^ The 1980-1981 season was so disastrous that NBC called in programming executive Dick Ebersol (one of the creative masterminds of the original show) to save the show.
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^ Please change up to a little more traditional format or perhaps the LA Times Puzzlers will have to be included in the demise of the newspaper.
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^ This season shows how much passion and spirit was involved in a show that lives on!
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.Ebersol left the show and Michaels decided to return to the show.^ When David realized how much money he would be losing, he decided to return to the show and pretend that nothing happened.
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Creator Lorne Michaels in April 2008.
.Michaels returned the show for 1985-86 season.^ And people HATED the 1985-86 season AT THE TIME. That's why they had Madonna issue an apology for it on the 1986-87 season premiere.
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^ Therefore, it wouldn't have been a stretch for people watching the 1985-86 season to fondly remember the 1980-81 season.
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^ When Harry Shearer left the show during the 1984-1985 season he cited "creative differences."
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.The entire cast from the previous season did not return, causing Michaels to rebuild the show.^ Continuing the enormous success of its previous two years, the third season of SNL found the cast creating some of its most memorable sketches to ever appear on the show.
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^ Will Ferrell--and a horde of other oldies--returned to the "Saturday Night Live" studio last night to make the season finale a fun reunion show.
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^ Probably the worst shows I've ever seen were with Madonna, Nancy Kerrigan & the recent Michael Phelps one – all with different casts & writers.
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He hired then unknowns Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr. and many others. .The season was disastrous and the show was almost cancelled.^ The 1980-1981 season was so disastrous that NBC called in programming executive Dick Ebersol (one of the creative masterminds of the original show) to save the show.
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.However, Michaels was given one more chance to save the show.^ The 1980-1981 season was so disastrous that NBC called in programming executive Dick Ebersol (one of the creative masterminds of the original show) to save the show.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Chevy Chase, fed up with always starting the show by falling down, demands that he be given a chance to broaden his range.
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.He fired most of the staff and brought in a new set of people he hoped would save the show including Dana Carvey, Nora Dunn, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks, Victoria Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller and Kevin Nealon.^ Saturday Night Live - Best of Phil Hartman DVD NEW SNL US $18.51 .

^ The show is every bit as good as the mid-nineties with Phil Hartman, Carvey, Myers, etc, and then the Ferrell era.
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^ SNL honestly died the same day Phil Hartman did cuz he was the last guy to be consistently funny on the show.
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After a slow start, the show's ratings increased the the critical reception improved, the show was saved. Michaels's return restored an association with NBC that has lasted nearly 30 years. .As head of Broadway Video and SNL Films, Michaels has profited from the talent he's helped introduce, producing the TV series Late Night (during the eras of Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon - both SNL alumni) and 30 Rock (a comedy created by former SNL head writer Tina Fey, and loosely based on her experiences in that role).^ Sarah Palin has talked down on SNL writers and Tina Fey.
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^ Jimmy Fallon will begin hosting "Late Night" in Spring 2009.
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^ Tina Fey is the first female head writer in the show`s history.
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.Michaels also produced the TV movie All You Need Is Cash and a lengthy list of feature films based on SNL sketches; the most commercially and critically successful of these was Wayne's World.^ The success of the clip led to Lorne Michaels co-producing the movie version, The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978) (TV), which includes appearances by numerous SNL alums and regulars.
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^ With SNL movies, you either get the humor or you don't.
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^ You know SNL is in need of fresh blood when it is regularly out-satirized by the old-folks radio show Prarie Home Companion!
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Production

Writers

Cast

.The cast, known on-air as "The Not Ready For Prime-Time Players" at the show's beginning (a term which is still often used unofficially, and originally devised as a takeoff of the "Prime Time Players" moniker for the cast of the ABC show), is currently divided into two tiers: the more established group of repertory players; and newer, unproven cast members known as Featured Players, who may eventually "graduate" to the regular cast.^ Can't believe he's still only a featured player.
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^ The original cast members were known as the Not Ready for Prime-time Players.
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^ He was so funny, he eventually appeared in sketches and became a regular cast member.
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Repertory players

Featured players

Announcer

.Don Pardo served as the announcer for the series when it first began, and has performed as the show's announcer for all seasons except for season 7, when Mel Brandt and Bill Hanrahan filled that role.^ Announcer Don Pardo was also fired before the seventh season in an effort to revitalize the show.
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^ He was replaced by Mel Brandt, but Pardo was rehired the following season.
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^ I quit watching the show after the horrible James Van Der Beek episode early last season after the Darrel Hammond playing Don Pardo sketch went on WAY too long.
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.Pardo, who was 57 when the show debuted and who retired from NBC in 2004 at age 86, still flies in from his home in Tucson, Arizona, to introduce the show.^ Don Pardo retired in 2004 and moved to Arizona.
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^ Game show host Phil Lively talks with a nurse from a retirement home about having his aging father live with with them.
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^ For a few shows, they allowed Pardo to record the introductions from his home but they realized they needed him to do his usual audience warm-up as well.
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The SNL Band

.The Saturday Night Live Band (also known as "The Live Band") is the house band for SNL.^ Saturday Night Live: Louise Lasser No reviews available.
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^ Kanye West did not interrupt Taylor Swift's monologue during "Saturday Night Live" tonight.
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^ After ABC`s show failed, permission was granted to rename this show, and the first episode to carry the title "Saturday Night Live" was 26 March 1977.
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.Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore served as the first musical director, from 1975 to 1980, appearing in many musical sketches, including Howard Shore and His All-Nurse Band and (backing a U. S. Coast Guard chorus) Howard Shore and the Shore Patrol.^ Original Air Date— 22 November 1980 The host for the episode is Malcolm McDowell, and the musical guest is Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band.
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^ First of all, Carrie is an incredible singer and she will go far, but just look at how she entered the music business.
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^ Not a hater - I’ll listen to her recorded music, she’s just not good live, and anyone who wins awards, should have the ability to sing without the bonus of a mixer.
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.Over the years, the band has featured several New York studio musicians including Paul Shaffer (1975–1977, 1977–1980), Lou Marini (1975-1983), David Sanborn (1975), Michael Brecker, Ray Chew (1980–1983), Alan Rubin (1975–1983), Georg Wadenius (1979–1985), Steve Ferrone (1985), David Johansen (performing as Buster Poindexter), Tom Malone (who took over as musical director from 1981–1985), and G.E. Smith (musical director from 1985–1995).^ An art segment takes a look at the years Picasso spent in New York.
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^ Jack (who has apparently had his personality removed) is the official director of APO. And 2/3 of the new characters suck, with the third only being mildly annoying.
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^ Original Air Date— 20 December 1986 William Shatner hosts this episode, and Lone Justice and Buster Poindexter are musical guests.
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The band is currently under the leadership of Tower of Power alumnus Lenny Pickett and keyboardists Leon Pendarvis and Katreese Barnes. .The number of musicians has varied over the years, but the basic instrumentation has been three saxophones, one trombone, one trumpet, and a rhythm section featuring two keyboards, a guitar, bass, drums, and an extra percussionist, not a permanent part of the band until Valerie Naranjo's arrival in 1995. The 1983–1984 and 1984–1985 seasons featured the smallest band, a six-piece combo.^ Season 12, Episode 13: Valerie Bertinelli/Robert Cray Band .
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^ I think the funnier skits out there from the last two years of SNL are the ones that made fun of Celine Dion and Barbara Walters' "The View."
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^ He's on the show maybe 3 times all night in bit parts (unless it's the one of the three above).
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.The band plays instrumentals leading in and out of station breaks; affiliates who run no advertising during these interludes hear the band play complete songs behind a "Saturday Night Live" bumper graphic until the program resumes.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ 'Saturday Night Live' bombs even with F-bomb .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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Hosts/musical guests

.A typical episode of SNL will feature a single host, who delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, and a single musical guest, who will perform two or occasionally three musical numbers.^ The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ The host for the episode is Art Garfunkel, and the musical guest is Stephen Bishop.
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^ The host and musical guest for the episode is Ray Charles.
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.In some cases, the musical guest will also be the host and fill both duties.^ The host for the episode is press secretary to President Ford Ron Nessen, and the musical guest is Patti Smith.
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^ Original Air Date— 25 October 1975 The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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.George Carlin was first to host the show; Candice Bergen was the first female to host the show a few weeks later and again hosted only six weeks after that.^ The host for the episode is Candice Bergen (her third appearance), and the musical guest is Frank Zappa.
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^ The host for the episode is Candice Bergen (her second appearance), and the musical guests are Martha Reeves and The Stylistics.
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^ The host for the episode is Candice Bergen, and the musical guest is Esther Phillips.
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.Guests that have hosted five or more times are sometimes referred to as belonging to the Five-Timers Club, a term that originated on a sketch performed on Tom Hanks' fifth episode.^ The host for the episode is press secretary to President Ford Ron Nessen, and the musical guest is Patti Smith.
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^ Original Air Date— 25 October 1975 The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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Production facilities

Studio

.Since the show's inception, SNL has aired from Studio 8H, located on floors 8 and 9 of GE Building (30 Rockefeller Plaza, or "30 Rock").^ The show airs at 10:30 p.m.
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^ I'm not sure the holiday is the best day for a Palin appearance - "SNL's" first "Weekend Update" special of the month airs tonight at 9:30 - but maybe next week.
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^ October 31st, 2008 1:30 pm ET There is a cycle to SNL. I have been watching since the first season and have seen their fortunes wax and wane.
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.Due to the studio originally being a radio soundstage for Arturo Toscanini and his NBC Symphony Orchestra, the layout of the studio floor and the audience positioning causes some audience members to have an obstructed view of many of the sketches.^ Funny Ahmadenijad had a platform at Columbia University a year or so ago due to that being Obamas alumn...do some research.
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^ "On the special, Myers introduces some of his most memorable sketches in front of a studio audience – with the help of current SNL cast members Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg, Kenan Thompson and Kristen Wiig.
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According to NBC, the 8H studio has almost perfect acoustics. .The offices of SNL writers, producers, and other staff can be found on the 17th floor of "30 Rock."^ SNL has produced more bona fide COMEDY movie stars than any other TV show ever aired?
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^ But now the two are going - Fey (who was just a guest star this year, anyway) back to her show, “30 Rock,” and Poehler to new motherhood and an announced show from the producers of “The Office.” .
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^ Bill Murray, delivers a eulogy for former SNL cast-member, writer, and producer Michael O'Donoghue along with an encore of "Soiled Kimono" skit.
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.During the summer 2005 shooting hiatus, crews began renovations on Studio 8H. With its thirty-first season premiere in October 2005, the show began broadcasting in high definition, appearing letterboxed on conventional television screens.^ October 31st, 2008 1:30 pm ET There is a cycle to SNL. I have been watching since the first season and have seen their fortunes wax and wane.
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^ A studio manager is waiting for a drugged-out punk rocker to show up for a recording while her handlers try to keep everyone patient and high.
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^ He first played Bush on "Saturday Night Live," returning in October to appear with Tina Fey as Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (in photo).
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.Though the show is still produced in widescreen, beginning in 2008, many non-HD viewers again began seeing the show in a 4:3 aspect ratio as a side effect to the DTV conversion.^ October 31st, 2008 1:06 pm ET Do people still watch that show?
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^ SNL's producers want to attract viewers like me back to their show it is time they up the ante.
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^ October 31st, 2008 2:29 pm ET I've been a consistent viewer of SNL since the second show (back in the mid-70's).
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.Three of the first four shows of the 1976-77 season were shot at the former NBC Studios in Brooklyn, due to NBC News using Studio 8H for Presidential election coverage.^ My hunch, by the way, is that if they're both on, or all three are on, they CERTAINLY WON'T be at Studio 8 H at the same time; the security would be overwhelming, and it'd be impossible to get the show on.
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^ First off, I'll admit it definatly not as good as it used to be and thats coming from someone who loves the show.
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^ During Kate Jackson's monologue, she mentions that she used to be an NBC studio tour guide, and is then interrupted by a tour group passing through the studio.
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Filming and photography

Studio 8H production facilities are maintained by NBC Production Services. Video camera equipment includes four Sony BVP-700 CCD cameras, and two Sony BVP-750 CCD handheld cameras, both using Vinten pedestals. A GVG 4000-3 digital component production switcher, and GVG 7000 digital component routing switcher are used to route visual feeds to the control room, with multiple digital and analogue video recorders used to store footage. Graphics are provided by a Chyron Infinite! character generator and a Quantel PictureBox. Audio facilities consist of a Calrec T Series digitally controlled analogue mixing console, and a Yamaha digital mixing console used for tape playback support and utility audio work.[10]
.As of the 35th season, the opening title sequence and opening montage of Saturday Night Live is shot using Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 7D digital SLR cameras.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Saturday Night Live alumnus .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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Typical elements are recorded at 30 fps, with slow-motion sequences shot at 60 fps, both in full 1080p high definition.[11]

Post-production

.With onsite facilities housed on floors 8 and 17 of Rockefeller Plaza, post-production duties on live broadcasts of Saturday Night Live include the mixing of audio and video elements by the Senior Audio Mixer, coupled with additional audio feeds consisting of music, sound effects, music scoring and pre-recorded voiceovers.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Saturday Night Live alumnus .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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.All sources are stored digitally, with shows captured and segregated into individual elements to reorganise for future repeats and syndication.^ If ay one wonders why he still has some juice in Tinseltown, just look at all the nobodys his show has helped turn into superstars.
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.The production tracking system was migrated from primarily analogue to digital in 1998, with live shows typically requiring 1.5 Terabytes of storage, consisting of audio elements and 5 cameras worth of visual elements.^ Published in Comedy , Music on TV , NBC , Saturday Night Live and tagged Andy Samberg , Kenan Thompson , NBC , Saturday Night Live , Show Patrol , SNL , SNL Digital Short .
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[12] .Elements of Saturday Night Live that are pre-recorded, such as certain commercial parodies, SNL Digital Shorts, and show graphics are processed off-site in the post-production facilities of Broadway Video.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Andy Samberg presents best of 'Saturday Night Live' shorts .
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^ 'Saturday Night Live' bombs even with F-bomb .
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Production process

.The following is a summary of the process used to produce the show.^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Rodney Dangerfield tries to get ready for the show but finds that Father Guido Sarducci is using his dressing room to sleep in.
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It is based in part on interviews with former SNL head writer and performer Tina Fey in 2000 and 2004.[15][16]
Monday:
.
  • The day begins with a topical meeting, identifying the biggest story for the show's opening.
  • This is followed by a free-form pitch meeting with Lorne Michaels and the show's host(s) for the week.^ The skits for this episode are as follows: John Belushi and Chevy Chase have an argument over how the opening to the show should be done.
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    ^ October 31st, 2008 3:39 pm ET Back in the day the hosts were topical at least.
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    ^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Gilda Radner opens the show by answering questions supposedly from the audience.
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    The official name is "The Host Meeting" but all the writers and cast members call it "The Pitch Meeting"
  • Throughout the week the host(s) has much influence on which sketches get aired.
Tuesday:
  • Between 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night and 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, anywhere from 40 to 50 scripts are written, most of which will not be broadcast.
  • Once a writer's scripts are complete, he or she will often help other writers on their scripts.
  • Meanwhile, Lorne Michaels has another "Pitch Meeting" with the musical guest(s) and discusses which of their current songs, two to three, they should play in the show for their music act.
Wednesday:
.
  • All scripts get a read-through from the cast, writers, producers, Lorne Michaels and the week's host(s).^ The skits for this episode are as follows: A doctor and Lorne Michaels argue over whether Eric Idle is too sick or not to do the show, while Buck Henry keeps pleading to be allowed to host again.
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    ^ In an interview earlier this week with The AP, ''SNL'' executive producer and creator Lorne Michaels said, ''The whole world cast her in that role.''"
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    ^ Paul Simon starts to sing "Still Crazy After All These Years" dressed as a turkey, but gives up halfway through and tells Lorne he won't do it.
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    Read-through usually starts at 11:00 a.m. and lasts about two and a half to three hours.
  • After the read-through, the head writer(s) and the producers meet with the host(s) to decide which sketches to work on for the rest of the week, with Lorne Michaels and the host(s) having the final say.
Thursday:
.
  • The surviving sketches are reviewed, word-by-word, by the writing staff as a whole or in two groups in the case of co-head writers.
  • Some sketches which survived the cut because of their premise, but are in need of work, are rewritten completely.^ The writers have 2-3 days to write a sketch.
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    ^ What SNL needs is some new writers.
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    ^ Continuing the enormous success of its previous two years, the third season of SNL found the cast creating some of its most memorable sketches to ever appear on the show.
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    Others are changed in smaller ways.
  • The Weekend Update crew starts coming together, starting with the news items written by writers dedicated all week to the segment.
  • The crew comes in for rehearsal, and the music act is rehearsed as well as some of the larger, more important sketches.
  • The host(s) and musical guest(s) and usually some cast members shoot two to four promos to play for NBC.
Friday:
  • The show is blocked.
  • The writer of each sketch acts as producer, working with the show's set designers and costumers.
  • Special music is recorded for the show.
Saturday:
.
  • The Saturday Night Live Band does a mid-morning rehearsal.
  • At 1 p.m., with the show still far from completed, the day begins with a run-through, with props, in front of Lorne Michaels.
  • This is followed by a dress rehearsal performed in front of the studio audience, which lasts from 8 p.m.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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    ^ 'Saturday Night Live' bombs even with F-bomb .
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    ^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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    - 10 p.m. .(or sometimes later) and contains approximately twenty minutes of material which will be deleted from the final broadcast.
  • Lorne Michaels uses firsthand observation of the audience reaction during the dress rehearsal and input from the host(s) and head writer to determine the final round of changes, re-ordering sketches as necessary.
  • Following dress rehearsal, Lorne has a meeting with the writers to discuss the final changes and gives notes about changes that could be made for the live show.^ Game show host Phil Lively meets his new neighbors.
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    ^ Senator Barbara Boxer: (At the Senate confirmation hearings) Dr Rice, how do you respond to the charges made during this hearing that you lied and manipulated facts about Iraq?
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    ^ I would suggest everyone go and see a live sketch comedy show, it's always much better when you're in the audience rather than watching it TV. .
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    .The cast is updated about sketches cut after dress rehearsal and final rundown of sketches for live show on bulletin board outside of Lorne Michael's office.
  • The show then begins at 11:29:30 p.m.^ For his opening monologue, Steve gets happy feet, talks about his goals, then mentions what drugs he and the cast are going to take after the show.
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    ^ The skits for this episode are as follows: A doctor and Lorne Michaels argue over whether Eric Idle is too sick or not to do the show, while Buck Henry keeps pleading to be allowed to host again.
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    ^ "From the moment Palin was selected as John McCain's running mate, [show emperor Lorne] Michaels said he barely had time to consider the idea of Fey impersonating her.
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    .Eastern Time.
  • After the show comes the after-party which is located at various "hot-spots" in New York.^ This just in (updated Monday afternoon): Poehler's rep tells the New York Daily News that she'll be back this coming Saturday.
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    ^ That also happens to be her mother's birthday, and I'm sure the two Swift ladies will have a fabulous time in New York City.
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    ^ New York Times Politics .
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    Everyone involved in the show, including the host and musical guest(s), is invited.
Sunday:
  • The next day, the cast checks out the reviews online or on TV.
  • This is when the cast decides whether the host should do the show a second time in the future or not.
  • If the show was slightly mediocre, the cast and Lorne Michaels find out which celebrity has been recognized since the past week and give him or her the offer of hosting the show.
  • They do the same for the musical guest(s).
The status of the show during the week is maintained on a bulletin board. .Sketches and other segments are given labels which are put on index cards and put on the board in order of their performances.^ Taylor also has a lot of other label promotion to help sales such as the many bonus tracks they put on her CDs.
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The order is based on content as well as production limitations such as camera placement and performer availability. Segments which have been cut are kept to the side of the board. As the broadcast approaches, often the writer or producer discovers the fate of his or her segment only by consulting the bulletin board.
.A 60 Minutes report taped in October 2004 depicted the intense writing frenzy that goes on during the week leading up to a show, with crowded meetings and long hours.^ During the Iowa primaries, the candidates try to win the favor of Iowa voters by showing up at their houses and doing chores for them.
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^ I've watched the show all my life, and it's always been up and down, since the 80s it's always been big during an election year, this is not new.
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^ October 16th, 2008 10:23 pm ET PLEASE! Of course, Palin was going to show up on SNL-she is a big JOKE after all.
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.The report particularly noted the involvement of the guest host(s) in developing and selecting the sketches in which they will appear.^ Unconfirmed reports say Justin Timberlake will host the May 9 episode and perform "Love Sex Magic" with musical guest Ciara.
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Similarly, there has been an A&E episode of Biography which covered the production process, as well as an episode of TV Tales in 2002 on E! Entertainment Television.

Broadcast

Live

Reruns

.SNL reruns are aired out of its original broadcast sequence, usually determined by which episodes have not yet been repeated, but had high ratings or acclaim for its live broadcast.^ Original Air Date— 22 January 1977 The host for the episode is Ruth Gordon, and the musical guest is Chuck Berry.
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^ Original Air Date— 8 April 1978 The host for the episode is Michael Palin, and the musical guest is Eugene Record.
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^ Original Air Date— 17 April 1982 The host for the episode is Johnny Cash, and the musical guest is Elton John.
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.Shows usually air twice during a particular season, but often the highest-rated shows of the season have a second encore show toward the end of the off-season, or episodes will be repeated a second or third time to coincide with a new event connected with the person who hosted.^ The host for the episode is Maureen Stapleton, and the musical guests are Linda Rondstadt and Phoebe Snow (her third appearance).
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^ The host for the episode is Steve Martin (his fourth appearance), and the musical guests are Randy Newman (his second appearance) and the Dirt Band.
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^ Jack (who has apparently had his personality removed) is the official director of APO. And 2/3 of the new characters suck, with the third only being mildly annoying.
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.For example, the Natalie Portman episode aired in March 2006 to promote V for Vendetta was repeated August 5, 2006, before the film's DVD release August 8. Similarly, Jeff Gordon's episode reran following NBC's coverage of the Pepsi 400.^ The skits for this episode are as follows: The phone company admits that its highly touted technological breakthroughs are just hot air used to justify rate increases.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: NBC President Fred Silverman wonders aloud about what needs to be done to pick up the network's failing ratings.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Before the show, the cast compares host Robert Urich with Burt Reynolds.
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.The show is never live in the western half of the USA. NBC airs a recording of the live show for the Mountain and Pacific time zones, usually exactly as it aired in the Eastern and Central time zones—mistakes notwithstanding.^ SC~3rd_Wife(TeamSM) Try going to Saturday Night Live's page on NBC.com That's where I saw it the 1st time.
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^ October 16th, 2008 11:15 pm ET If they have Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live, I will never watch this show again, ever!
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^ Sure it's funny but for every good sketch there are about 3 that you can never figure out how it made it to the live show.
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.NBC and Broadway Video share the copyright to every episode of the show made thus far.^ PhoenixMP3 ~ Mrs. Cudmore mmmm it appears that Hulu won't show it's videos outside the US anymore I'll have to check NBC and Youtube to see what they have ...
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^ Sure it has it's dud skits and episodes but every TV show has them.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: The opening act is interrupted by an announcement that NBC wants to get their money's worth out of the recent Bobick-Norton fight by replaying it at the start of every show.
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From 1990 until 2004, Comedy Central and its predecessor Ha! re-aired reruns of the series, after which E! Entertainment Television signed a deal to reruns.[17] .Abbreviated thirty and sixty minute versions of the first five seasons aired as The Best of Saturday Night Live in syndication beginning in the 1980s and later on Nick at Nite in 1988, VH1, Comedy Central and E! Entertainment Television.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Andy Samberg presents best of 'Saturday Night Live' shorts .
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^ Megan Fox opens 'Saturday Night Live' season .
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Compilations

.From time-to-time, SNL airs compilation shows.^ I love the Daily Show too, and am grateful it does not air opposite SNL. .
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^ The Daily Show does it 4 times a night, and SNL has a week to set their shit up.
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^ SNL has produced more bona fide COMEDY movie stars than any other TV show ever aired?
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.Such shows will feature selected sketches from the previous season; of a particular cast member or multiple-time host; or centered on a particular theme (e.g., Halloween, Christmas).^ Steve Martin hosted the show for a record 15th time, but he probably won’t keep a video of it in his “best of” collection.
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^ In the last few seasons SNL hasn't had any breakout stars and they have wasted waaaaay too much time on the current cast (Samburg, Sodeikis, Forte, Hader).
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^ Continuing the enormous success of its previous two years, the third season of SNL found the cast creating some of its most memorable sketches to ever appear on the show.
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.Political sketches are typically culled for a special in presidential election years; the 2000 special was notable for having self-deprecating (though separate) appearances by candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore.^ (Asked to Describe his statements in a Presidential Debate between him and Al Gore in one word) George W. Bush: Strategery.
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^ Tina Fey: With election day approaching, the Presidential candidates stepped up their TV appearances.
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^ Is this the same John McCain who was the victim of sleazey George Bush robocalls in the 2000 primaries???
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.During the 2008 presidential race, Hillary Clinton, Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Barack Obama, Rudy Giuliani, and Sarah Palin all made appearances on the show.^ It's really Obama vs. Sarah Palin, not McCain.
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^ John McCain and Sarah Palin will win this election.
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^ Race for the White House (1977) 2010 Illinois 10th House race (6) 2010 Illinois Governor (6) 2010 Illinois Senate race (55) 5th Congressional District Special Election (34) Barack Obama (2829) Burris (67) Dick Durbin (86) Guantanamo (30) Hillary Rodham Clinton (1109) John McCain (442) Michelle Obama (292) Obama World Tour July 2008 (2) Obamaville (48) President Obama schedule (203) Rahm Emanuel (96) Valerie Jarrett (29) .
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Delays

.
  • The show was forced by the network to run on a five-second delay on three separate occasions when Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison, and Andrew Dice Clay each hosted.
  • The episode scheduled for October 25, 1986, hosted by Rosanna Arquette, was not aired until November 8 due to NBC broadcasting Game 6 of the 1986 World Series; the game entered extra innings, causing that night's broadcast of SNL to be cancelled.^ SNL is still a network show.
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    ^ Original Air Date— 8 November 1986 .
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    ^ Original Air Date— 15 November 1986 .
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    .The show was recorded for the studio audience starting at 1:30 a.m.^ As the rest of the show continues, reports of monster lobsters start coming in, until the studio is overrun and by them and everyone killed.
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    ^ A studio manager is waiting for a drugged-out punk rocker to show up for a recording while her handlers try to keep everyone patient and high.
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    ^ For his opening monologue, Eliott starts showing some of his old underwear to the audience, and ends up trading lingerie with Denny Dillon.
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    .Eastern Time, and broadcast two weeks later with an "apology" by New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling.
  • The episode scheduled for February 10, 2001, hosted by Jennifer Lopez, aired 45 minutes late due to an XFL game.^ New York Minute- terrible film.
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    ^ (Jennifer Lopez is the host) Tracy Morgan: Live from New York, it's Jennifer Lopez's booty!
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    ^ The host for the episode is press secretary to President Ford Ron Nessen, and the musical guest is Patti Smith.
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    Lopez and the cast were not told they were airing on a delay.[18]
  • .
  • During Eddie Murphy's last season, he negotiated to record a number of extra sketches in September 1983 that featured him and were broadcast in episodes for which he was not available.^ I quit watching the show after the horrible James Van Der Beek episode early last season after the Darrel Hammond playing Don Pardo sketch went on WAY too long.
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    ^ The skits for this episode are as follows: During the Carters' last days in the White House, Rosalyn instructs Jimmy and Amy to take away everything they can carry.
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    ^ During the Weekend Update, Eddie Murphy asks that the draft board pass him over in favor of Garrett Morris, since Garrett is now out of work.
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    His last live show was with host Edwin Newman on February 25, 1984.[19]
  • When Sam Kinison delivered a comic monologue in 1986, NBC removed his plea for the legalization of marijuana from the West Coast broadcast and all subsequent airings.
  • A portion of Martin Lawrence's 1994 monologue concerning feminine hygiene has been removed from all repeats, replaced with a voice-over and intertitles stating that the excised portion "...was a frank and lively presentation, and nearly cost us all our jobs."[20]
  • The January 9, 2010, show hosted by Charles Barkley was delayed for 36 minutes when NBC's coverage of an NFL WildCard playoff game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys ran late.

Replaced/altered sketches

Encore showings are not always identical to the original broadcast. .Successful sketches aired later in the show during the original broadcast may be reedited to appear earlier.^ Original Air Date— 2 May 1998 .
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^ Original Air Date— 6 May 1995 .
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^ Original Air Date— 5 May 2001 .
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.In the earlier years of the show's history, reruns occasionally replaced weaker sketches with segments from other episodes, usually from episodes that did not have an encore showing at all.^ I've watched the show all my life, and it's always been up and down, since the 80s it's always been big during an election year, this is not new.
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^ (He made a joke in his monologue about how he was in more skits last night than in all seven years he was a regular on the show.
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^ Continuing the enormous success of its previous two years, the third season of SNL found the cast creating some of its most memorable sketches to ever appear on the show.
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.Occasionally, sketches originally performed in the dress rehearsal (which is recorded as a backup) have replaced the live version in reruns.^ But if you want tickets to SNL - either the dress rehearsal or the live airing - you have to wait at least a year.
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.This is usually due to errors (either technical or by the actors) in the live broadcast.^ I would say that the majority of us giving our "2 cents" worth are either aspiring actors or have come to the realization that we're not going to make a living by acting.
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Examples include:
.
  • In 2009 during the season premiere, Jenny Slate was in a 'Biker Babe' sketch where she and co-star Kristen Wiig used the word 'frickin' repeatedly.^ In his first promo clip, "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" star chats with Kristen Wiig.
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    ^ TransAmerica star Felicity Huffman(Kristen Wiig) is one of his guests.
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    ^ October 31st, 2008 1:20 pm ET Yes, use Kristen Wiig carefully and wisely.
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    Slate accidentally slipped and said 'fuckin' instead, which was later overdubbed with 'frickin' for subsequent repeats.[21]
  • .
  • A Peter Sarsgaard sketch from his January 21, 2006, appearance, involving Rachel Dratch's fake newscast, met with technical difficulties during the live broadcast when the in-sketch TV stopped working and a stagehand was seen fixing it.^ Published in Broadcast networks , Chicago connection , Comedy , Late-night TV , Review , Saturday Night Live .
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    ^ Original Air Date— 21 January 2006 .
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    ^ Posted: January 6th, 2009 at 11:21 pm dont be fools la… shes great live and really talented .
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  • A sketch involving "butt pregnancy" during the first broadcast of the November 12, 2005, Jason Lee episode was replaced with a musical sketch about cafeteria food during the repeat.^ Jason Lee/Foo Fighters 12 NOV 2005 S31E06.
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    ^ The host for the episode is Richard Benjamin, and the musical guest is Rickie Lee Jones.
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    ^ The skits for this episode are as follows: During her opening monologue, Carrie Fisher is instructed by Obi-Wan to tell a joke about aliens that completely bombs.
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    [23]
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  • A Debbie Downer sketch featuring Ben Affleck was pulled from later rebroadcasts and replaced with the dress rehearsal version.^ Now, this one is for the off-chance that I get together with Marcia Gay-Harden: (pulls out a fifth t-shirt that reads "Ben-Gay") Ben Affleck: Or...
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    ^ DUDE - ARE YOU ON METH? Those sketches are as painfully unfunny as the umpteenth bad Debbie Downer sketch - which they will probably do tonight.
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    ^ Debbie Downer: OK, I guess I'll meet you all later at my favorite ride; The Hall of Presidents.
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    .In this case, the replacement is referenced by a title card, explaining that the dress version "worked better."
  • Sinéad O'Connor's October 3, 1992 live performance, during which she tore up a photograph of Pope John Paul II, was replaced with the dress rehearsal performance from earlier that evening where she holds up a picture of a starving African child.^ This show has not been funny since Sinead O'Connor tore up the picture of the Pope.
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    ^ Pope John Paul II begins his tour of Africa.
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    ^ October 16th, 2008 10:19 pm ET I've got $100 that says she messes up "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night."
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  • In 1980, Paul Shaffer became the first person to say "fucking" on the show.[25] .SNL parodied the Troggs tapes with a medieval musical sketch featuring Shaffer, Bill Murray, Harry Shearer, and a "special guest appearance" by John Belushi.^ The host for the episode is Maureen Stapleton, and the musical guests are Linda Rondstadt and Phoebe Snow (her third appearance).
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    ^ The host for the episode is Steve Martin (his fourth appearance), and the musical guests are Randy Newman (his second appearance) and the Dirt Band.
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    ^ The host for the episode is Candice Bergen (her third appearance), and the musical guest is Frank Zappa.
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    In the middle of a long tirade using numerous repetitions of the word "flogging", Shaffer inadvertently uttered "fucking" instead. This was not removed by the censors in the live broadcast and the West Coast taped airing, and reappeared in the summer rerun and the syndicated versions of the show for several years.

Films

Films based on SNL sketches are listed below with their release, budget, gross, and ratings from Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic. .The gross is from Box Office Mojo.^ Box Office Mojo .
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[26] A Rotten Tomatoes score of 60% or higher indicates the film is "fresh" (well-received)[27]; Metacritic scores from 81–100, 61–80, 40–60, 20–39, and 0–19 indicate near-universal acclaim, generally favorable reviews, mixed reviews, poor reviews, and overwhelming dislike, respectively.[28] IMDb ratings are from 1 to 10, 10 being the best; these ratings are subject to change over time.
Film Release
date
Budget Gross Rotten Tomatoes
rating
Metacritic
rating
IMDb
rating
The Blues Brothers 1980 $27 million $57,229,890 84% (fresh) - 7.9
Wayne's World 1992 $20 million $121,697,323 83% 53 6.9
Wayne's World 2 1993 $40 million $48,197,805 59% - 5.8
Coneheads 1993 Unknown $21,274,717 27% - 5.0
It's Pat! 1994 Unknown $60,822 0% - 2.4
Stuart Saves His Family 1995 $15 million $912,082 29% - 5.0
A Night at the Roxbury 1998 $17 million $30,331,165 10% 26 5.7
Blues Brothers 2000 1998 $28 million $14,051,384 45% - 4.4
Superstar 1999 $14 million $30,636,478 33% 42 4.5
The Ladies Man 2000 $11 million $13,616,610 11% 22 4.7
MacGruber 2010 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
.The early days of SNL spawned several movies, including the successful The Blues Brothers.^ Many, many women have participated in SNL, even during the early shows when women comics wouldn't have seen the light of day.
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^ Because of this movie, probably the first SNL movie ever (and arguably the only one that broke the bank), Lorne Michaels will continue to create "another Blues Brothers."
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^ We have had several days of early morning temps in the low 20s with highs in the mid 30s.
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.However, it was the success of Wayne's World that encouraged Lorne Michaels to produce more film spin-offs, based on several popular sketch characters.^ Wayne's World was good, but the sequel was weak apart from the Kung Fu film parody.
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^ After the success of Escape From New York, more films start featuring people fighting to get out of the city.
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^ Kindly seek your TV news from CHUD or Dark Horizons, sites which disdain Lorne Michaels even more than you do!
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.Michaels revived 1970s characters for Coneheads (1993), followed by It's Pat (1994); Stuart Saves His Family (1995, with the Stuart Smalley character); A Night at the Roxbury (1998, with the Butabi Brothers characters); Superstar (1999, with the Mary Katherine Gallagher character); and Ladies Man (2000).^ Some of the recent SNL movies like A Night At The Roxbury and Superstar have turned in a nice profit considering the low cost.
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^ "The Ladies Man", a sketch that is okay in small doses, is about to join the ranks of those head swayin' lads of "Night at the Roxbury": the dominion of extinct lame characters.
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^ By the way, Lorne has no connection to STUART SAVES HIS FAMILY. If you actually watched it, you'd see that it's not a typical one-joke SNL cashcow.
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.Some did moderately well, though others did not—notably It's Pat!, which did so badly at the box office the studio which made the film, Touchstone Pictures (owned by the Walt Disney Company, which also owns NBC's rival ABC), pulled it only one week after releasing it, and Stuart Saves His Family, with the latter losing US$15 million.^ G did help us today, though.
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^ There is only one way to save i ...
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^ Did all that really happen at only one prom?
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Many of these films were produced by Paramount Pictures. The films based on The Blues Brothers were produced by Universal Studios, which merged with NBC in 2004 to form NBC Universal (Universal also has a joint venture with Paramount for international distribution of the two studios' films).
.In addition, Office Space (1999) originated from a series of Mike Judge animated short films that aired on SNL after appearing on several other programs.^ Original Air Date— 4 December 1999 .
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^ Original Air Date— 6 November 1999 .
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^ Original Air Date— 6 February 1999 .
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[29]
.The character Bob Roberts from the Tim Robbins film of the same name, first appeared on SNL in a short film about the conservative folk singer.^ A home movie sent in provides the first glimpse of a clay character named Mr. Bill.
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^ I don't remember when two candidates ever appeared on "SNL" at the same time...
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^ Gilda Radner appears in a European-style art film about a beloved actress trying to run away from the hectic life of fame.
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.The group The Folksmen first appeared on SNL, performing the song "Old Joe's Place" before later appearing in the film A Mighty Wind.^ In fact, if Big Machine did not release her songs to pop radio, chances are that she would not have been asked to perform on SNL because SNL is a mainstream pop show.
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^ The gift that should keep on giving for at least a few more days - before he gets REALLY old - is Joe the Plumber, and that was the loci and foci of last night's opener of "SNL Weekend Update Thursday."
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.The three members of the Folksmen were the same three comedians: Harry Shearer, Michael McKean, and Christopher Guest, who also appeared on the same episode as the rock group Spinal Tap.^ The host for the episode is Michael Palin (his second appearance), and the musical guest is The Doobie Brothers.
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^ Original Air Date— 8 April 1978 The host for the episode is Michael Palin, and the musical guest is Eugene Record.
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^ Original Air Date— 25 March 1978 The host for the episode is Christopher Lee, and the musical guest is Meatloaf.
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.At the time of the appearance, (the 1984–85 season) Shearer and Guest were cast members.^ In the last few seasons SNL hasn't had any breakout stars and they have wasted waaaaay too much time on the current cast (Samburg, Sodeikis, Forte, Hader).
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^ Even during some of the best seasons and cast member groups there have been horrible shows and skits.
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Awards

.Saturday Night Live has won numerous awards since its debut, including 21 Primetime Emmy Awards,[30] 1 Peabody Award,[31] and 3 Writers Guild of America Awards.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ James Franco hosts "Saturday Night Live" at 10:30 p.m.
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^ "Saturday Night Live" promos Megan Fox's hosting debut .
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[32] In 2002, it was ranked tenth on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time,[33] while in 2007 it was honored with inclusion on Time magazine's list of "100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME."[3][8]

Merchandise

DVD

Books

.The first authorized book for the series was published by Avon Books in 1977. Saturday Night Live (ISBN 0380018012) was edited by Anne Beatts and John Head, with photography by Edie Baskin.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ 'Saturday Night Live' bombs even with F-bomb .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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[34]; all three worked for .Saturday Night Live at the time the book was published.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ 'Saturday Night Live' bombs even with F-bomb .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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.The oversized illustrated paperback included the scripts for several sketches by the Not Ready for Prime Time Players, as the repertory cast was known at first.^ The first SNL sketch of all time!
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^ Vice President Biden is ready for prime time .
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^ Just when I thought I was getting better-bam--along comes a Saturday puzzle that lets me know I’m not ready for “prime time”.
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Broadcasters

Criticism and controversy

Censorship

In some cases, a sketch was censored in repeat broadcasts.
.
  • In a November 21, 1992 Wayne's World sketch, the characters Wayne and Garth (respectively portrayed by Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) made fun of Chelsea Clinton (the then 12-year-old daughter of the then President-elect Bill Clinton), implying that Chelsea was incapable of causing males to "Schwing!". This joke was subsequently edited out of all repeats and syndication rebroadcasts of this sketch.^ I am a 12 year-old fat kid...
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    ^ A cast member from 1989 – 1995, Myers became a favorite with his memorable characters including: Wayne Campbell in 'Wayne's World,' Dieter in 'Sprockets,' 'Coffee Talk' host Linda Richman and the precocious British youngster 'Simon.'"
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    ^ Sloane got out of jail and back into APO by first making a deal with this year's big bad, then blackmailing a U.S. Senator by threatening her daughter's safety.
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  • .
  • The 1998 Robert Smigel animated short film "Conspiracy Theory Rock", part of a March 1998 "TV Funhouse" segment, has been removed from all subsequent airings of the SNL episode where it originally appeared.^ Original Air Date— 7 November 1998 .
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    ^ Original Air Date— 2 May 1998 .
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    ^ Original Air Date— 1 March 2008 .
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    Michaels claimed the edit was done because it "wasn't funny." .The film is a scathing critique of corporate media ownership, including NBC's ownership by General Electric/Westinghouse.^ Tim Robbins delivers a monologue critical of General Electric, the parent company of NBC. Caracci's Pizza promises absurd and questionable discounts on their TV commercials.
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Sinéad O'Connor Incident

.On October 3, 1992, Sinéad O'Connor appeared on SNL as the musical guest.^ Original Air Date— 25 October 1975 The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ Original Air Date— 20 October 1979 The host for the episode is Eric Idle (his fourth appearance), and the musical guest is Bob Dylan.
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^ Original Air Date— 3 October 1981 There is no host for the episode, but the musical guest is Rod Stewart.
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She was singing an a cappella version of Bob Marley's "War," which she intended as a protest over the sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church, by changing the lyric "racism" to "child abuse."[38] She then presented a photo of Pope John Paul II to the camera while singing the word "evil," after which she tore the photo into pieces, said "Fight the real enemy," and threw the pieces towards the camera.[39]
.Saturday Night Live had no foreknowledge of O'Connor's plan.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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^ However, this particular Saturday Night Live skit unfortunately chose to ridicule people with physical disabilities and imply that disabled people are incapable of having jobs with serious responsibilities.
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.As of 2010, NBC still declines to rebroadcast the sequence, instead showing footage from the dress rehearsal where O'Connor holds a photo of an African child before bowing and leaving the stage.^ From the get go, before the new cast even found their stage legs, Meadows was the least funny person on the show.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Before the show, the entire cast goes to Bill Murray's dressing room to share their anxieties.
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^ Anheuser-Busch sponsored most of the Gerard Butler-hosted "SNL," introducing never-before-seen dress rehearsal outtakes from past "SNL" seasons.
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.The dress rehearsal version is also used for 60-minute syndicated rebroadcasts (seen on Comedy Central and E! Entertainment Television).^ A convict goes through a dress rehearsal for a televised execution.
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^ Anheuser-Busch sponsored most of the Gerard Butler-hosted "SNL," introducing never-before-seen dress rehearsal outtakes from past "SNL" seasons.
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.However, the original episode is available on volume four of the SNL DVD special Saturday Night Live- 25 Years of Music, with an introduction by show creator/executive producer Lorne Michaels about the incident.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ What else did Lorne have to say about this Saturday?
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^ Blake Lively hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest ...
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Rage Against the Machine incident

.On April 13, 1996, the band Rage Against the Machine were the musical guests, and were scheduled to perform two songs.^ Steve Forbes/Rage Against the Machine 13 ABR 1996 S21E18.
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^ The host for the episode is Steve Martin (his fourth appearance), and the musical guests are Randy Newman (his second appearance) and the Dirt Band.
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^ Original Air Date— 24 July 1976 The host for the episode is Louise Lasser, and the musical guest is The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
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.The show was hosted that night by ex-Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Steve Forbes.^ It's bad enough that the candidates unintentionally give America comic fodder, talk show hosts, comedians, celebrities don't need to add fuel to the fire.
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^ A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week.
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^ The show's host for the night will be Neil Patrick Harris , who can probably relate to Swift.
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According to RATM guitarist Tom Morello, "RATM wanted to stand in sharp juxtaposition to a billionaire telling jokes and promoting his flat tax by making our own statement."[40] To this end, the band hung two upside-down American flags from their amplifiers. .Seconds before they took the stage to perform "Bulls on Parade", SNL and NBC sent stagehands in to pull the flags down.^ The Band performs "Life is a Carnival", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Stage Fright" and "Georgia On My Mind".
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[41] .Following the removal of the flags during the first performance, the band was approached by SNL and NBC officials and ordered to immediately leave the building.^ I have watched SNL since its very first show during ratings ups and ratings downs.
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^ Jennifer Warnes performs "Right Time of the Night", Kenny Vance performs "The Performer", and Howard Shore performs "Departure Lounge" with the SNL band.
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^ Lily finishes the show performing The Antler Dance with the SNL band.
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Upon hearing this, bassist Tim Commerford reportedly stormed Forbes' dressing room, throwing shreds from one of the torn down flags. .Morello noted that members of the Saturday Night Live cast and crew, whom he declined to name, "[e]xpressed solidarity with our actions, and a sense of shame that their show had censored the performance."^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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^ However, this particular Saturday Night Live skit unfortunately chose to ridicule people with physical disabilities and imply that disabled people are incapable of having jobs with serious responsibilities.
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Ashlee Simpson incident

.Simpson appeared as a musical guest on October 23–24, 2004, and, as is customary for the show's format, she was scheduled to perform two songs.^ Jessica Simpson: We have a great show tonight with musical guests Gunit.
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^ Original Air Date— 25 October 1975 The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ Original Air Date— 24 July 1976 The host for the episode is Louise Lasser, and the musical guest is The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
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Her first song, "Pieces of Me," was performed without problems. .However, when she began her second song, "Autobiography," the vocals for the song "Pieces of Me" were heard again—before she had even raised the microphone to her mouth.^ All her songs have been re-mixed for pop radio and I even heard a club dance remix of Love Story the other day on Pop radio.
  • Taylor Swift Makes Saturday Night Live History | CMT Blog 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blog.cmt.com [Source type: General]

Simpson began to do an impromptu jig when she realized the embarrassing error, but then left the stage. .During the closing of the show Simpson appeared with the guest host Jude Law and said, "I'm so sorry.^ During his opening monologue, Eric Idle joins the Queen in hosting a telethon to help save England, and over the course of the show manages to raise $20.
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^ A man in the shower pretends to host a talk show, but surprises his wife by producing her secret lover as a guest.
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^ Jessica Simpson: We have a great show tonight with musical guests Gunit.
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My band started playing the wrong song, and I didn't know what to do, so I thought I'd do a hoedown."[42]
.On October 25, Simpson called in to the music video show Total Request Live and explained that due to complications arising from severe acid reflux disease, which had previously been seen bothering her in The Ashlee Simpson Show, she had completely lost her voice and her doctor had advised her not to sing.^ The women of the show sing as the Video Vixens.
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^ Original Air Date— 25 October 1975 The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ October 16th, 2008 11:15 pm ET If they have Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live, I will never watch this show again, ever!
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She said that because of the acid reflux, her father wanted her to use a vocal guide track for the performance. Simpson stated of the incident, "I made a complete fool of myself." According to Simpson, the drummer hit the wrong button, which caused the wrong track to be played.[43] .During the October 25 Radio Music Awards broadcast, Simpson pretended, as a joke, to make the same mistake as she did in the SNL incident, but then began to perform "Autobiography" without using a pre-recorded vocal track as she had done during the prior SNL performance.^ Original Air Date— 25 October 1975 The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest.
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^ SNL honestly died the same day Phil Hartman did cuz he was the last guy to be consistently funny on the show.
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^ Not a hater - I’ll listen to her recorded music, she’s just not good live, and anyone who wins awards, should have the ability to sing without the bonus of a mixer.
  • Taylor Swift Makes Saturday Night Live History | CMT Blog 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blog.cmt.com [Source type: General]

.On October 31, the CBS news program 60 Minutes aired footage from Simpson's rehearsals before the SNL performance in which Simpson is shown to be disturbed by poor voice control.^ October 31st, 2008 3:38 pm ET SNL has needed new writers with imagination for many years.
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^ October 16th, 2008 10:58 pm ET She can handle SNL. Her job will be to read rehearsed text off of cue cards and be goofy.
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^ Original Air Date— 31 October 1981 The host for the episode is Donald Pleasance, and the musical guest is Fear.
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Music theme

.For its first five years, Saturday Night Live's opening theme used was NBC's Saturday Night, composed by Howard Shore.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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^ However, this particular Saturday Night Live skit unfortunately chose to ridicule people with physical disabilities and imply that disabled people are incapable of having jobs with serious responsibilities.
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.From its first two seasons it was a swing tune, but since season 3, however, the music theme was reworked as a jazz-funk tune.^ Charles Barkley and Sigourney Weaver will host the first two new episodes with Alicia Keys and The Ting Tings providing the tunes on their respective nights.
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^ These days, I am only excited about one or two of the musical guests a season.
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^ October 31st, 2008 1:30 pm ET There is a cycle to SNL. I have been watching since the first season and have seen their fortunes wax and wane.
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.This opening theme was used until 1980. For the 1980-1981 season, starting on November 22, 1980 until March 7, 1981, Saturday Night Live '80 written by Kenny Vance and Leon Pendarvis was the opening theme.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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^ I used to like Lady Caca until Perez started shoving her down our throats every 3 seconds.
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.They returned to the 1977 arrangement of the 1975 theme only on April 11, 1981. From 1981 to 1985, Saturday Night Live, written by Tom Malone and Louis Marini was the opening theme.^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ Anyhow, Saturday Night Live is an embarrassment.
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^ Episode list for "Saturday Night Live" ( 1975 ) More at IMDbPro » .
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From 1985 to 1995, Dark Side, written by Cheryl Hardwick, was the opening theme. From 1995 to 1997, a medley of the 1975 original theme and the 1985-1995 theme, was used as the opening theme. From 1997 to 2000, a truncated uptempo rock re-recording of the 1995 theme was used for the openings. From 2000 to 2003, a hip-hop redo of the previous music theme was used. The current music theme is a medley of the 1975 theme and the 1981 theme.
.The closing music theme is NBC's Saturday Night (Reprise) and was written by Howard Shore.^ Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest Dave M...
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^ Like this one from Taylor Swift on her MySpace page, that confirms that she is indeed going to be the musical guest on this weekend's Saturday Night Live .
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^ Blake Lively hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest ...
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It is used as the closing theme for all the episodes, except in rare occasions. A different closing theme, also by Vance and Pendarvis, was used in the 1980-1981 season.

Further reading

  • Cader, Michael. (1994). .Saturday Night Live: The First Twenty Years.^ Saturday Night Live - SNL Promo: Taylor Swift & Kristen .
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    ^ Saturday Night Live - A Ladies Guide to Party Planning .
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    ^ December 03, 2007: This was the season when I first became acquainted with Saturday Night Live for the very first time.
    • Saturday Night Live - Season 2, John Belushi, DVD - Barnes & Noble 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC video.barnesandnoble.com [Source type: General]

    Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-70895-8.
  • Hill, Doug, and Jeff Weingrad. (1986). .Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live.^ October 16th, 2008 10:30 pm ET I won't be watching Saturday Night Live.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - CNN confirms: Sarah Palin to appear on SNL « - Blogs from CNN.com 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Barack Obama , Saturday Night Live , ( view all ) Posted by Verne Gay on February 25, 2008 1:28 PM .
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    ^ "Saturday Night Live: "Amy Poehler, Goodbye .
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    .New York, NY: Beech Tree Books.^ The book drops November 4, and Live From New York...It's Saturday Night!
    • Tina Fey as Sarah Palin nails it again on "Saturday Night Live" Debate skit - Lynn Sweet 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: Original source]

    ISBN 0-688-05099-9.
  • Mohr, Jay. (2004). .Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live.^ Saturday Night Live - Digital Short: Two Worlds Collide Ft.
    • Saturday Night Live - AT&T Entertainment 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

    ^ October 16th, 2008 10:30 pm ET I won't be watching Saturday Night Live.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - CNN confirms: Sarah Palin to appear on SNL « - Blogs from CNN.com 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Saturday Night Live - Today Show .
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    New York, NY: Hyperion. ISBN 1-4013-0006-5.
  • Shales, Tom, and James Andrew Miller. (2002). .Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live.^ Saturday Night Live , ( view all ) Posted by Verne Gay on December 8, 2008 7:41 AM .
    • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There must be some sort of study somewhere that says when "Saturday Night Live" has turned against a candidate than it's all over, really over, for said candidate.
    • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "Saturday Night Live:" The Goose .
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    Boston, MA: Little, Brown. ISBN 0-316-78146-0.
  • Streeter, Michael. (2005). Nothing Lost Forever: The Films of Tom Schiller. New York, NY: BearManor Media. ISBN 1593930321.

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a weekly late night 90-minute American comedy-variety show based in New York City which has been broadcast by NBC on Saturday nights since October 11, 1975.^ Saturday Night Live : season 2, episode 1 .
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^ Saturday Night Live (1975) .
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^ McCain stops by 'Saturday Night Live' .

.It is one of the longest-running network entertainment programs in American television history.^ Saturday Night Live has been one of the longest running shows on the American television.
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^ It is one of the longest-running network entertainment programs in American television history.
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^ Currently in its 34th season, SNL is one of the longest-running network programs in American television history.
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.Each week, the show's cast is joined by a guest host and a musical act.^ That week the musical guest will be Kanye West.

^ Hosts promote their movies, TV shows, or albums; musical guests promote their albums.

^ The SNL gig—as host and musical guest?
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Contents

Opening

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  • Live, from New York, it's Saturday Night!^ Fey, candidates to visit 'Saturday Night Live' .

    ^ It was Palin vs. Palin on “Saturday Night Live.” .

    ^ In 2002 John McCain was the first Senator to host Saturday Night Live .
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Season 1

George Carlin/Janis Ian & Billy Preston [1.01]

.English teacher: I want you to feed your fingertips.^ But you still want your drink.
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^ English teacher : I want you to feed your fingertips.
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^ I know it's not English lit but in your polymathy you usually know this kind of thing.
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.Foreigner: I vant you to feed your fingerteeps.^ Foreigner : I vant you to feed your fingerteeps.
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^ English teacher : I want you to feed your fingertips.
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.English teacher: To the wolverines.^ English teacher : To the wolverines.
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  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

Foreigner: To the volver-eenes.

George Carlin: Thank you! .Talk about a live show!^ For his opening monologue, Steve gets happy feet, talks about his goals, then mentions what drugs he and the cast are going to take after the show.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Download Saturday Night Live from Movieberry.com. DVD, HD and DivX formats available. Burn it to CD, DVD or watch on iPod! 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC movieberry.com [Source type: General]

^ Click here to see what other Saturday Night Live viewers have said or to post your own comments about the show!
  • Saturday Night Live 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.super70s.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Stephanie Sun 09/27/09 2:06 AM I just got home from the live show, she definitely messed up and seemed really embarrassed about it.
  • 'Saturday Night Live' goes really live: The f-bomb used by mistake | EW.com 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC watching-tv.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It's nice to see you, welcome, and thanks for joining us- live!^ It's nice to see you, welcome, and thanks for joining us- live!
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Thank you for contacting us.
  • Saturday Night Live - AT&T Entertainment 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ She’ll thank me, you’ll see.
  • Michaela Watkins on Her ‘Saturday Night Live’ Exit - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

Um... .I'm kinda glad that we're on at night, so that we're not competing with all the football and baseball.^ I'm kinda glad that we're on at night, so that we're not competing with all the football and baseball.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ LOL. I'm kinda glad I missed the show last night and had to watch it online today.
  • Taylor Launter Clip on Saturday Night Live — New Moon Movie 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.newmoonmovie.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

So many, man... and this is the time of year when there's both, you know? .Football's kinda nice, they changed it a little bit- they moved the hash marks in.^ Football's kinda nice, they changed it a little bit- they moved the hash marks in.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ The PGA Tour bits were obvious and they little jokes about the remaining golfers not all that funny.
  • Recap: Saturday Night Live - Taylor Lautner goes Team Edward and Tiger Woods dominates - HitFix.com 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.hitfix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Struggling show + product placement = it moves a little bit farther away from the precipice of cancellation.
  • How to Disgruntle Loyal Viewers with Advertising: 30 Rock and SNL | /Film 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC www.slashfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Guys found it and smoked them, anyway!^ Guys found it and smoked them, anyway!
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.But you know, football wants to be the number-one sport, the national pastime.^ No one wants to play with you!
  • Tina Fey as Sarah Palin nails it again on "Saturday Night Live" Debate skit - Lynn Sweet 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Rene Zellweger: You know what they say in Texas, Chris: "Bobcat can eat all the chili he wants, doesn't mean he's gonna crap diamonds."
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ James Belushi: Well, hey now; you know, I was busy with school and girls and playing sports and stuff and I really wasn't into current events.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

.And I think it already is, really, because football represents something we are- we are Europe Junior.^ And I think it already is, really, because football represents something we are- we are Europe Junior.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ And just because you mentioned him, I will say that I think Jimmy really is naturally funny and charismatic even though he's a bit mumbly and giggly.
  • Saturday Night Live: January Johnoes! - Sitcoms - Videogum 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC videogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Locker Room": We've seen this sketch before, really, but there's no need to complain because any excuse to see Will Forte do something with music is great.
  • Saturday Night Live: Michael Phelps/Lil Wayne (season premiere) - VIDEOS - TV Squad 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC www.tvsquad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.When you get right down to it, we're Europe Junior.^ You're kidding, right?
  • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When you get right down to it, we're Europe Junior.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ DazzlingCullen OMG you're so right!
  • Taylor Launter Clip on Saturday Night Live — New Moon Movie 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.newmoonmovie.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

We play a Europe game. What was the Europe game? .(high voice) "Let's take their land away from them!^ "Let's take their land away from them!
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ You knock the crap out of eleven guys and take their land away from them.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.You'll be the pink, on up; we'll be blue, the red and the green!"^ I'll chalk you up with the 29% who think history will judge Bush kindly.
  • SNL Vs. Obama: Sketch Details All The President's Failures Since Taking Office (VIDEO) 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Please Mrs. Hillger, don't eat my lunch and I'll give you my beautiful little Red Coat."
  • Althouse: Hillary on "Saturday Night Live." 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC althouse.blogspot.com [Source type: Original source]

^ You know what, this is too hard so I'll just make something up.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

Ground acquisition. .And that's what football is, football's a ground acquisition game.^ And that's what football is, football's a ground acquisition game.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.You knock the crap out of eleven guys and take their land away from them.^ "Let's take their land away from them!
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ You knock the crap out of eleven guys and take their land away from them.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ And obviously, you can't take her face away from her, and it has always been her strongest asset.
  • Saturday Night Live: January Johnoes! - Sitcoms - Videogum 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC videogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Of course, we only do it ten yards at a time.^ Of course, we only do it ten yards at a time.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.That's the way we did it with the Indians- we won it little by little.^ That's the way we did it with the Indians- we won it little by little.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

First down in Ohio, Midwest to go!

.George Carlin: The term Jumbo Shrimp has always amazed me.^ George Carlin : The term Jumbo Shrimp has always amazed me.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

What is a Jumbo Shrimp? .I mean, it's like Military Intelligence- the words don't go together, man.^ I mean, it's like Military Intelligence- the words don't go together, man.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Sometimes the words and lips don't go together.
  • AngryCountry.com - News and Views: Saturday Night... Live? 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.angrycountry.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When I go to make love, I take one off, I feel like a wild man!
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]


.George Carlin: Did you ever dial the phone and forget who you're calling?^ George Carlin : Did you ever dial the phone and forget who you're calling?
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ George Carlin : Thank you!
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Who are the "viewers" you're speaking for?
  • SNL Vs. Obama: Sketch Details All The President's Failures Since Taking Office (VIDEO) 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Don't you feel dumb?^ Don't you feel dumb?
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ This was much better than College Humor's, I don't feel that you copied it.
  • Introducing The Worst Saturday Night Live Ever! - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The sketch made clear that this is a critique of Obama from the left: "I just don't see why the right is so riled up, I mean how do you think the left feels.
  • SNL Vs. Obama: Sketch Details All The President's Failures Since Taking Office (VIDEO) 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.You don't know whether to hang on and hope you remember the voice or not..^ I don't know whether to laugh or cry.
  • Rex Parker Does the NYT Crossword Puzzle: Cross of mysteries — SATURDAY, Jan. 30 2010 — Giocondo Angelico / Alternative to Beauvais / Late entertainer who was known for his laugh 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC rexwordpuzzle.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ Oh you don't know?
  • "Saturday Night Live" third debate special. Video and script - Lynn Sweet 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: General]

^ You don't know whether to hang on and hope you remember the voice or not..
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.Then when you remember who it was, you have to call back, so you change your voice so they don't think you're a moron.^ You're taking back your concession?"
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ I think you're hilarious.
  • Introducing The Worst Saturday Night Live Ever! - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You'd think they'd be able to do a good Beck!
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Fox News's Election Coverage | NewsBusters.org 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]


.Chevy Chase: Our top story tonight: dedication ceremonies for the new Teamsters Union Headquarters building took place today in Detroit, where Union President Fitzsimmons was reported to have said that former President Jimmy Hoffa will always be a cornerstone in the organization.^ Our top story tonight...
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Chevy Chase : Our top story tonight: dedication ceremonies for the new Teamsters Union Headquarters building took place today in Detroit, where Union President Fitzsimmons was reported to have said that former President Jimmy Hoffa will always be a cornerstone in the organization.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Chevy Chase: And now, as a public service to those of our viewers who have difficulty with their hearing, I will repeat the top story of the day, aided by the Headmaster of the New York School for the Hard of Hearing, Garrett Morris.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]


.Chevy Chase: (President) Ford was on the campaign trail, announcing in Detroit that he had written his own campaign slogan.^ Chevy Chase : (President) Ford was on the campaign trail, announcing in Detroit that he had written his own campaign slogan.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ (Or maybe it’s a tribute to Chevy Chase’s non-Gerald Ford.
  • 'Saturday Night Live': Lady Gaga, Madonna, the s-bomb drop, Letterman jokes, and a little funniness | EW.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC watching-tv.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Chevy Chase : Later, Mr. Ford pierced his left hand with a salad fork at a luncheon celebrating Tuna Salad Day at the White House.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.The slogan: "If He's So Dumb, How Come He's President?"^ The slogan: "If He's So Dumb, How Come He's President?"
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

Paul Simon/Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow, Jesse Dixon Singers [1.02]

.Chevy Chase: Good evening, I’m Chevy Chase, here to keep you up on what’s going down!^ Fey even poked fun at reports of strife between Ms. Palin and Mr. McCain, telling the camera quietly, “OK, listen up everybody, I’m going rogue right now, so keep your voices down,’’ and offering “PALIN 2012” T-shirts.
  • McCain on ‘Saturday Night Live’ - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Lost in all the hubbub—which eventually died down enough that Costello was invited back, decades later—is how stunning the performance is, with Costello and The Attractions playing so loud, fast, and angry that even the sound mixer can't keep up.
  • Inventory: Ten Memorable Saturday Night Live Musical Moments | TV | Inventory | The A.V. Club 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.avclub.com [Source type: General]

^ There was some speculation about that very subject last spring, and if you don't believe me, go here for further validation.
  • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.President Ford’s regular weekly accident took place this week in Hartford, Connecticut, where Ford’s Lincoln was hit by a Buick.^ President Ford’s regular weekly accident took place this week in Hartford, Connecticut, where Ford’s Lincoln was hit by a Buick.
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford attempts to speak to the American people while also answering the phones, and manages to hit his head and tumble over his desk.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Download Saturday Night Live from Movieberry.com. DVD, HD and DivX formats available. Burn it to CD, DVD or watch on iPod! 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC movieberry.com [Source type: General]

^ The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford gives an accident-laden introduction to the show.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Download Saturday Night Live from Movieberry.com. DVD, HD and DivX formats available. Burn it to CD, DVD or watch on iPod! 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC movieberry.com [Source type: General]

.Alert Secret Service Agents seized the Buick and wrestled it to the ground.^ As an excuse for Dan Akroyd and John Belushi to tag along, they were cast as Secret Service agents.
  • The Lonely Goatherd Blog 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.morethings.com [Source type: General]


.Paul Simon: [to Marv Albert before his match with Connie Hawkins] I've gotta stay with my strengths, basically...^ Notable non-musical content includes a short film by Albert Brooks and a humorous segment featuring Simon playing basketball against Connie Hawkins.
  • Saturday Night Live: The Complete First Season [8 Discs] - DVD 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.bestbuy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I've shared my thoughts on the value of the original SNL before, so instead, I'd like to point out a few highlights to look forward to: 1.
  • Amazon.com: Saturday Night Live - The Complete Third Season: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, G.E. Smith, Tim Meadows, Kevin Nealon, Seth Meyers, Horatio Sanz, Phil Hartman, Tom Davis, Chris Kattan, Chris Parnell, Christopher Guest, Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, Mike DeSeve, Robert Smigel, Tom Schiller, Walter Williams, Al Franken: Movies & TV 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Good, then head on to the jump, if you want to read more of MY theory… Meanwhile, I've gotta run to watch "Oprah."
  • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

singing and songwriting.

Rob Reiner/Joe Cocker (John Bellushi) [1.03]

Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips [1.04]

.President Ford: My fellow Americans...^ President Ford : My fellow Americans...
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford attempts to speak to the American people while also answering the phones, and manages to hit his head and tumble over his desk.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Download Saturday Night Live from Movieberry.com. DVD, HD and DivX formats available. Burn it to CD, DVD or watch on iPod! 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC movieberry.com [Source type: General]

^ WILL FERRELL AS PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: "Hello, my fellow Americans.
  • Show Patrol: Saturday Night Live Archives 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.chicagonow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

ladies and gentlemen.. members of the press... and my immediate family. .First, may I thank you all for being here.^ LOL thank you all.
  • L.A.Times Crossword Corner: Saturday January 30, 2010 Brad Wilber 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC crosswordcorner.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ You were the first to nail me here.
  • L.A.Times Crossword Corner: Saturday January 30, 2010 Brad Wilber 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC crosswordcorner.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ First, may I thank you all for being here.
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  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

And I am in my immediate family. .First, may I thank you all for being here.^ LOL thank you all.
  • L.A.Times Crossword Corner: Saturday January 30, 2010 Brad Wilber 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC crosswordcorner.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ You were the first to nail me here.
  • L.A.Times Crossword Corner: Saturday January 30, 2010 Brad Wilber 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC crosswordcorner.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ First, may I thank you all for being here.
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  • Saturday Night Live - Wikiquote 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

And I am in my immediate family. .Thank you all for being here, and I am truly honored to be asked by you to open the "Saturday Night" show with Harvey Cosell.^ You can call it "Saturday Night."
  • Saturday Night Live - Full Episodes and Clips streaming online for free - Hulu 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC www.hulu.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Saturday night to you.
  • Viewer - Saturday Night's Main Event LIVE 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.coveritlive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What did y’all think of the show last night … were you impressed?
  • Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » Taylor Lautner Hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’ 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.pinkisthenewblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Chevy Chase: Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not.^ Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not!
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^ "Weekend Update" opening line) Chevy Chase: Good evening.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ One of the guys in the group, his sister-in-law is Megan Mullally, so she came to one of the shows and was like, "Hey, you're good."
  • The New Faces Of Saturday Night Live | Interview | The A.V. Club 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.avclub.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III [1.05]

.Chevy Chase: And now, as a public service to those of our viewers who have difficulty with their hearing, I will repeat the top story of the day, aided by the Headmaster of the New York School for the Hard of Hearing, Garrett Morris.^ Chevy Chase: And now, as a service for our viewers, here is Garrett Morris to provide the headlines for the hard of hearing.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ Carlin performed three individual monologues on the program that also introduced audiences to the now legendary 'Not Ready For Prime-Time Players' – Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Larraine Newman and Gilda Radner.
  • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A public service announcement warns viewers of the dangers of playing poker while high on pot.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Our top story tonight...
.Garrett Morris: OUR TOP STORY TONIGHT!!!^ Our top story tonight: This week in the civil trial of O.J. Simpson, the jury which had earlier had found him liable in the deaths of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson, this week tacked on an additional 25 million dollars in punitive damages.
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]

^ Weekend update correspondent Garrett Morris was sent into one of our urban neighborhoods to provide us with one ounce of marijuana.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ Today's top story; Generallisimo Francisco Franco is still dead Garrett Morris: (shouting) Today's top story: Generallisimo Francisco Franco is still dead.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

.Chevy Chase: President Ford flew to Paris for a summit conference, and boy, are his arms tired!^ Certainly Carvey as Bush the Elder went far beyond Chevy Chase 's bumbling as President Ford in de-constructing a president.
  • The Lonely Goatherd Blog 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.morethings.com [Source type: General]

^ The genesis was that Chevy Chase had a gig at the White House doing his Gerald Ford impression for the president himself.
  • The Lonely Goatherd Blog 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.morethings.com [Source type: General]

^ During the Weekend Update, Chevy Chase reports on President Ford bumping his head on a little girl, George Wallace's next run for president, and the execution of David and Julia Eisenhower.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Download Saturday Night Live from Movieberry.com. DVD, HD and DivX formats available. Burn it to CD, DVD or watch on iPod! 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC movieberry.com [Source type: General]

.Garrett Morris: PRESIDENT FORD FLEW TO PARIS FOR A SUMMIT CONFERENCE, AND BOY, ARE HIS ARMS TIRED!!!^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris does a performance of "Danny Boy".
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Chevy Chase: Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow.^ Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not!
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ Chevy Chase attempts to make an endorsement for milk, but keeps adding in its less pleasant effects.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ The only good old characters was Chevy Chase, Bill was OK but not great till Caddyshack.
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Garrett Morris: GOOD NIGHT, AND HAVE A PLEASANT TO-MOR-ROW!

.Chevy Chase: Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been cited for contempt of Congress!^ During the Weekend Update, Chevy Chase comments on homosexuality in sports, Kissinger's accent, and Franco's continuing death.
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Kissinger commented, “So what? Congress has at least as much contempt for me as I do for him. Besides, Nixon lied, didn’t he? And he gets to sunbathe while I get terminal jet lag.”

Chevy Chase: A new book has been published and released, and it’s entitled, “Friends of Richard Nixon.” A short work, it is only one page longer than the work, “Famous Antarctic Television Personalities of the Eighteenth Century.” Of his former boss, President Ford said, “Well, I spent most of the week reading it, finding it challenging in its scope.”

Chevy Chase: The United States... hold it... The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution equating Zionism with racism. Black entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr., a convert to Judaism, was quoted as saying: “What a breakthrough! Now, finally, I can hate myself!”

Lily Tomlin/Howard Shore and His All Nurse Band [1.06]

.Chevy Chase: The FCC announced today that for every Ford commercial run on television, a minute of an old Ronald Reagan film must be shown.^ I must say that it is absolutely great that we can finally see the shows as they were originally broadcast (minus the 25 minutes of commercials that I hated sitting through).
  • Amazon.com: Saturday Night Live - The Complete First Season : 1975-1976: Dan Aykroyd, Cheve Chase, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Gilda Radner, Laraine Newman, Dave Wilson, A.D. Miles, Christopher Guest, Mike Judge, Tom Schiller, Leon Ichaso, Andy Warhol, Bill D'Elia, David Wachtenheim, Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Robert Smigel, Gary Weis, Claude Kerven, Mike DeSeve, Albert Brooks: Movies & TV 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Certainly Carvey as Bush the Elder went far beyond Chevy Chase 's bumbling as President Ford in de-constructing a president.
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^ During the Weekend Update, Chevy Chase reports on CIA assassination attempts, Ronald Reagan's potential bid for the presidency, Franco's death, Eldridge Cleaver's return to America, and a new Peanuts character.
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.As a result of this action, a spokesman for George Wallace responded by demanding equal time by showing one minute of "Ironsides."^ Minutes after the Clinton-Palin sketch aired on "SNL," a spokesman for the show sent out a full transcript of the piece, and I've reprinted it in full below.

^ MTV's early 90's sketch comedy show, The State, which is one of my favorite programs of all time.
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^ He's on the show maybe 3 times all night in bit parts (unless it's the one of the three above).
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Chevy Chase: Later, Mr. Ford pierced his left hand with a salad fork at a luncheon celebrating Tuna Salad Day at the White House. .Alert Secret Service agents seized the fork and wrestled it to the ground.^ As an excuse for Dan Akroyd and John Belushi to tag along, they were cast as Secret Service agents.
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.Chevy Chase: Good evening.^ Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not!
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^ "Weekend Update" opening line) Chevy Chase: Good evening.
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^ The first "Weekend Update" anchor, Chevy Chase, has said that he modeled his catchphrase "Good evening, I`m Chevy Chase and you`re not" after "Eyewitness News" (1968) anchor Roger Grimsby`s opening line "Good evening, I`m Roger Grimsby, here now the news."
  • Saturday Night Live (1975) - Cast and Crew, News, Reviews 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]

.I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.^ Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not!
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^ I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.
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^ Chevy Chase: (on the phone) No, honey; blow is just an expression, of course I. (notices the camera) Uh, I'll call you later.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

.The top story tonight: The Senate Intelligence Committee has revealed that the CIA has been involved in no less than nine assassination plots against various foreign leaders.^ OMG, what if McCain-Palin win the presidency and a foreign leader calls Palin a big fat meanie than what??

^ This, my friends, is the official word from no less an authority than Seth Meyers, whom I just got off the phone with.
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^ Our top story tonight: In Los Angeles this week, Lyle and Eric Mendendez were found guilty of first-degree murder.
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]

.Commented President Ford upon reading the report, quote, "Boy, I'm sure glad I'm not foreign."^ The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford returns to give a rebuttal to Ronald Reagan's comments on the Suez Canal.
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.Lily Tomlin: Being a New Yorker means never having to say you're sorry.^ You’re not saying anything!
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Video: SNL on Islamophobia 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC hotair.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Herc you're having a meltdown.
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^ I guess that means that when you reach your little hand down the front of someone's pants, you're happy with whate-e-ver you find.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron [1.07]

.Richard Pryor: How you doin'? Thank you very much for coming here to New York.^ Come on New York by ballyhoo .
  • The First Host Of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s 35th Season Is … -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Thank you very much!
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]

^ EllieAnne Thank you very much, but it's just those parts.
  • Taylor Launter Clip on Saturday Night Live — New Moon Movie 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.newmoonmovie.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Uh, hope I'm funny. .I'd like to dedicate this to, uh, show to Miles Davis, my friend.^ Oh, and the repetition is what makes it funny… Wiig and Samburg are my favorite actors on the show, mostly for the fact that they have retarded skits like this one.
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^ I'm sorry if I sound like I'm bragging, but I was just so happy, SNL is my favorite show and I LOVE Tina.
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^ Lennie DiFino: I do not like JBL all that much either my friends .
  • Viewer - Saturday Night's Main Event LIVE 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.coveritlive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He's in the hospital, sick. But he's cool. Miles always gets women, though, 'cause he talks so cool. .You know, Miles go: [scratchy whisper]' "What's happenin'?" I get women, too.^ Colin Quinn: You know how you go to your favorite bar, and your local bartender isn't there?
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ SNL is you never know when it's going to be great.
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^ We're hoping to go live at 8pm GMT so I hope you can join us for a quick nip through all the news you need to know.
  • Live: Saturday Night Live | Sidepodcast : All for F1, and F1 for All 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC sidepodcast.com [Source type: News]

I can't keep 'em but I get 'em. Women always leave me, man! .I don't mind 'em leavin' but they tell you why.^ Why didn't you tell me Jeff?
  • Show Patrol: Saturday Night Live Archives 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.chicagonow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ernestine the operator talks about why phone service is unreliable and why they don't care.
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^ Loves them so much that someone said: Why don\'t you marry one, and he did...and had half-human/half-hotdog kids."
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.You know what I mean?^ Rene Zellweger: You know what they say in Texas, Chris: "Bobcat can eat all the chili he wants, doesn't mean he's gonna crap diamonds."
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^ Regis Philbin: We went to this little restuarant on the upper east side call Aboo Dabby which you know in Italian means.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ Those of you who don’t know what “halt” means, it’s STOP! Taylor is great.
  • Taylor Swift Makes Saturday Night Live History | CMT Blog 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blog.cmt.com [Source type: General]

Just leave! Don't tell me why! .'Cause there ain't nothin' you can do but stand there and look silly, right?^ You can see her cojones right there!
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ How some people can look you right in the eye and lie to you like that?
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ Regis Philbin: And there was so much food, that at one point Gail looked at me and said, "You expect me to eat all this?"
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

You be ...
[imitates a man standing there and looking silly: points to himself in surprise, shrugs helplessly, rolls his eyes, shakes his head in disbelief] And the madder you get, women get cool when you get mad. [as an angry man] "WELL, GO ON AND GET OUT THEN!" [as a cool, calm woman] "I'm leaving." [as the man] "I DON'T EVER WANT TO SEE YOU AGAIN!" [as the woman] "Don't worry, you shan't."

.Richard Pryor: Drive you to drink, jack, you know?^ I know you have a full house and the other guy is going all-in, but you can't start buying drinks for everyone.
  • "Saturday Night Live" third debate special. Video and script - Lynn Sweet 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: General]

.I tried drinkin' for a while but I used to go into bars and check out the people that were drinkin' and they weren't happy.^ Then I came out into the lobby the next morning, and Jorma was there, because he was also going to audition.
  • The New Faces Of Saturday Night Live | Interview | The A.V. Club 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.avclub.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I thought for sure they were going to trot out Savage, which could have been classic.
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^ Can't believe there are so many fools out there...oh, but wait....there are-the same people who voted GWB twice are going to vote Obama this time!
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - CNN confirms: Sarah Palin to appear on SNL « - Blogs from CNN.com 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.And they get beat up a lot.^ The X-police burst in on a pair of women they think are lesbians and proceed to beat them up.
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.No -- drunks, they start out cool.^ At the start of his second song, Elvis stopped the band, and they ripped into a completely different song from rehearsal that no one at the show had heard or approved.
  • The Lonely Goatherd Blog 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.morethings.com [Source type: General]

^ There is no more cleverness and the clumsiness with which they carry out their work is so apparent.
  • Breitbart.tv » ‘Saturday Night Live’ Skit Jokes That Todd Palin has Sex With Daughters 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC www.breitbart.tv [Source type: General]

Brother be cool at first and he goin': "Give me a Scotch and soda, please." Real cool. 'Bout a hour later: "WHAT?! WHAT YOU MEAN I'M DRUNK?! HUH? I wasn't drunk when I came in here! And I ain't gonna leave till I'm sober. Now, you can dig that, baby.

[During a word association exercise as part of a job interview]
Mr. Wilson: Tree.
Interviewer: Tree. Dog.
Mr. Wilson: Tree.
Interviewer: Fast.
Mr. Wilson: Slow.
Interviewer: Rain.
Mr. Wilson: Snow.
Interviewer: White.
Mr. Wilson: ...Black.
Interviewer: Bean.
Mr. Wilson: Pod.
Interviewer: Negro.
Mr. Wilson: Whitey(!).
Interviewer: Tarbaby.
Mr. Wilson: [pause] What'd you say?
Interviewer: Tarbaby.
Mr. Wilson: Okay.
Interviewer: Colored.
Mr. Wilson: Redneck.
Interviewer: Jungle bunny.
Mr. Wilson: Peckerwood!
Interviewer: Burrhead!
Mr. Wilson: Cracker!
Interviewer: Spearchucker!
Mr. Wilson: White trash!
Interviewer: Jungle Bunny!
Mr. Wilson: Honky!
Interviewer: Spade!
Mr. Wilson: ... Honky Honky!
Interviewer: Nigger!
Mr. Wilson: Dead honky!

Interviewer: Okay, Mr. Wilson, I think you're qualified for this job. How about a starting salary of $5,000?
Mr. Wilson: Your momma!
Interviewer: Uh.. $7,500 a year?
Mr. Wilson: Your grandmomma!
Interviewer: $15,000, Mr. Wilson. You'll be the highest paid janitor in America. Just, don't... don't hurt me, please...
Mr. Wilson: Okay.
Interviewer: Okay.
Mr. Wilson: You want me to start now?
Interviewer: Oh, no, no... that's alright. I'll clean all this up. .Take a couple of weeks off, you look tired.^ "SNL" has had a couple weeks off.
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^ Kattan carries that show along with O'Terri, Ferrell, and Shannon (have you seen her "Jolie" take off w/ Kattan as her brother..
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^ FEY AS PALIN: "You know we're gonna take every aspect of the crisis and look at it and then we're gonna ask ourselves, 'what would a maverick do in this situation?'
  • Tina Fey as Sarah Palin nails it again on "Saturday Night Live" Debate skit - Lynn Sweet 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: Original source]


.Chevy Chase: UNICEF fell under attack this week when Syria formally protested the charitable organization's new Christmas card, which says, in ten different languages, "Let's kill the Arabs and take their oil!"^ During the Weekend Update, Emily Litella lends Chevy Chase a hand in reading the news after one of the stories flops.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall during a skit.
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^ But once Franken publicly (and nastily) attacked Silverman like this, NBC refused to let any of those guys take over at the end of the season.
  • Saturday Night Live: The Complete Fifth Season Reviews, Ratings, Specs & Prices - Home Theater Forum Community 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.hometheaterforum.com [Source type: General]

Candice Bergen/The Stylistics, Martha Reeves [1.08]

Elliott Gould/Anne Murray [1.09]

.Vito Corleone: The ASPCA is out to get me because of this horse thing.^ ASPCA is after me about this "horse" thing.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]


Vito Corleone: Alright. .The Tattaglia Family is moving in on my territory.^ My family moved to Boston when I was about three.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

.They've taken over numbers, prostitution, and restaurant linen supply, and now they want to bring in drugs.^ If they turned that sketch into a full-length movie, now you've got something.
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^ The skits for this episode are as follows: John Belushi's doctor announces that he will cut off the cast's drug supply if they don't put John in tonight's show.
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^ I got your number on my Caller ID." And now, Jimmy, they're like not speaking, which is so awkward for me, cause I'm friends with both of them.
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.Also, they just shot my son, Santino, fifty-six times.^ There were many times I had to turn the show off and just watched my foot.
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^ My hunch, by the way, is that if they're both on, or all three are on, they CERTAINLY WON'T be at Studio 8 H at the same time; the security would be overwhelming, and it'd be impossible to get the show on.
  • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Goofy in just the right way, Victoria Jackson rates as my all-time favorite Saturday Night Live heartthrob.
  • The Lonely Goatherd Blog 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.morethings.com [Source type: General]

Therapist: Ah! Now we are getting somewhere. .What do you think about this?^ Regardless of what you think about his politics (and I loathe most of them), Huckabee's an affable guy and his comedic sensability has been one of the highlights of having to watch the Republican debates.
  • Tina Fey gets things done on SNL | AfterEllen.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ MacDonald: Yeah, well, no offense, you know, but I don’t think anybody cares about Japan.
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]

^ Think about it Kelly Taylor, that's why you have a reaction--you thought about it too!
  • Tina Fey as Sarah Palin nails it again on "Saturday Night Live" Debate skit - Lynn Sweet 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: Original source]

Vito Corleone: Drugs, I am against.

Buck Henry/Bill Withers, Toni Basil [1.10]

Ron Nessen: Mr. President, you're signing your hand.
.Gerald Ford: Come on in and sit down, Ron.^ In 1976, Ron Nessen, a minor member of President Gerald Ford's administration, hosted the show.
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[Nessen gets up from his chair, walks out the door, shuts it, reopens it, walks back in and sits in the same chair]
.Gerald Ford: Now what's this about a press conference, Ron?^ The host for the episode is press secretary to President Ford Ron Nessen, and the musical guest is Patti Smith.
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^ In 1976, Ron Nessen, a minor member of President Gerald Ford's administration, hosted the show.
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^ Original Air Date— 17 April 1976 The host for the episode is press secretary to President Ford Ron Nessen, and the musical guest is Patti Smith.
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Ron Nessen: You called it, Mr. President.
Gerald Ford: Called it what?
.Ron Nessen: No, you called the press conference, Sir.^ The host for the episode is press secretary to President Ford Ron Nessen, and the musical guest is Patti Smith.
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^ While you're doing the press conference, she comes up and takes over the podium...
  • The TV Zone: saturday night live Archives 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Saturday Night Live: Ron Nessen No reviews available.
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Gerald Ford: I see. [Looks over at Liberty] Heel, Liberty. .[Looking back at Nessen] Sit down and make yourself comfortable, Ron.^ Next, Burt Reynolds; and you wrote down 'Look on Keaton's back' (Resignedly) OK, Michael Keaton, turn around.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ YEAH! WHOOOOO! (sits back down) Some people, they just don't know how to enjoy theatre.
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^ But if you reduce yourself to making identity arguments, rather than policy ones, Bush doesn't look as bad.
  • Tina Fey gets things done on SNL | AfterEllen.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Ron Nessen: I am sitting, Mr. President.
Gerald Ford: Ah! Then you must be comfortable.
Ron Nessen: Yes, Sir. Thank you.
Gerald Ford: I'm pretty comfortable myself.
Ron Nessen: That's good.
.Gerald Ford: [Looks around the Oval Office] I just don't see what's so awful about this room, personally.^ No we don’t want to just see pop, rock and rap acts every week.
  • Taylor Swift Makes Saturday Night Live History | CMT Blog 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blog.cmt.com [Source type: General]

^ She’s just an all around sweet and wonderful person and that’s why I love her.
  • Taylor Swift Makes Saturday Night Live History | CMT Blog 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blog.cmt.com [Source type: General]

^ I keep looking at your stuff in the hope that you'll get better, and you genuinely are improving, but it just doesn't seem to be what people want to be seeing...
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.Ron Nessen: No, Sir, Oval.^ Saturday Night Live: Ron Nessen No reviews available.
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It's the Oval Office, sir.
Gerald Ford: Ah!
Ron Nessen: Not awful, Oval, round.

Season 2

Lily Tomlin/James Taylor [2.01]

.Chevy Chase: Ugandan dictator Idi Amin has decided to go under species change surgery.^ Tom G said: Renault going out is the same as them coming in, getting someone else to run it under the existing name for so long, then changing totally.
  • Live: Saturday Night Live | Sidepodcast : All for F1, and F1 for All 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC sidepodcast.com [Source type: News]

^ Chevy Chase presents the Weekend Update, with a special segment on Olga Korbut.
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If the surgery was successful, he will take a career on American television. However, if the surgery is unsuccessful, he will eat American television.

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

Season 6

Elliott Gould/Kid Creole & The Coconuts [6.01]

.Charles Rocket: Meanwhile, actor Cary Grant today, slapped former Weekend Update anchorman Chevy Chase, with a $10 million defamination suit, for allegally calling him a "homosexual" on NBC-TV's "Tomorrow" show.^ "Weekend Update" opening line) Chevy Chase: Good evening.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ The skits for this episode are as follows: John Belushi and Chevy Chase have an argument over how the opening to the show should be done.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ David Carradine wants to sing "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" for his opening monologue, but Charles Rocket steps in and stops him at the last moment.
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1975) - Episode list 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Grant charges that Chase's remarks were completely and totally false, and added, "He's the homo, not me. .And one more crack like that and I'll scratch his eyes out, Mary!"^ Dammit Cody I want to like your stuff but it seems that more and more frequently your articles/stories/videos are dragging out and containing less and less comedy.
  • Introducing The Worst Saturday Night Live Ever! - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I look like one of those vegetables Mario had to pull out of the ground in Super Mario 2 for NES." target="_top"> The Worlds Greatest Sporting Events .
  • mp.danwho.net -- SNL: Chandelier 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC danwho.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By Malo on October 6, 2008 1:25 AM Sifting through these comments, any one with more than a half-brain will recognize that the LIBBY, MARIE, & KELLY TAYLOR's out there are in the dark ages of thought, and humorless ...
  • Tina Fey as Sarah Palin nails it again on "Saturday Night Live" Debate skit - Lynn Sweet 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: Original source]


.Elliott Gould: Well, the- the network, uh, has asked me to, uh- to extend the invitation to the President-Elect, his family, and all of you out there to eat as much Creole and Coconuts as you can.^ You all are reading too much into this.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Video: SNL on Islamophobia 3 February 2010 18:27 UTC hotair.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rene Zellweger: You know what they say in Texas, Chris: "Bobcat can eat all the chili he wants, doesn't mean he's gonna crap diamonds."
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ AM themonkey Thank you for pointing out that Jim Belushi and Jim Breuer, contrary to popular belief, were NOT FUNNY AT ALL on Saturday Night Live.
  • Introducing The Worst Saturday Night Live Ever! - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.And, uh- [turns to each cast member] this is Gail..^ They may go into another downturn for a while but eventually a new cast member and/or writer or two – or more – will turn things around.
  • The future of 'Saturday Night Live' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

and that's Denny, and Ann.. and.. this is Gil, and Joe, and, uh.. [Charles raised his hand] Charles. And uh.. we're gonna be around forever, so I hope we can... keep on coming back.

Charlene Tilton/Todd Rundgren, Prince [6.11]

[During the goodnights, Charles Rocket is in his wheelchair with a bandage on the wound of his neck]
.Charlene Tilton: Charlie, how do you feel when you got shot?^ Charles Rocket fired from the show) Charlene Tilton: Charlie, how are you feeling after you've been shot?
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ Onstage for the goodnights, Dallas star and that week's host, Charlene Tilton, asked Rocket (who was still in character and sitting in a wheelchair) his thoughts on being shot.
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^ Tell us how you really feel, Gustav by Ambush Bug .
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.Charles Rocket: [muttering] Oh man, I have been shot through my entire life.^ Charles Rocket: Oh, man, it's the first time I've been shot in my life.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

^ David Carradine wants to sing "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" for his opening monologue, but Charles Rocket steps in and stops him at the last moment.
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^ Charles Rocket fired from the show) Charlene Tilton: Charlie, how are you feeling after you've been shot?
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

.I like to know who the fuck did that?^ I'd like to know who the fuck did it.
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^ But I know that 1 kiss will deliever bc that almost kiss in NM I was like OOOOH even though I knew it did not happen.
  • Taylor Launter Clip on Saturday Night Live — New Moon Movie 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.newmoonmovie.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don't know who ya are or why yer trying to look like me, but get outta here 'fore I call security..."
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[The cast responded with a mix of shock and laughter to the curse word]
Charlene Tilton: Okay!

Season 35

Episode 2

MTV4 Skit (Lady Gaga and Madonna)
Madonna: What the hell is a discostick?
.Lady Gaga: (singing) I think you know.^ And I think you know that."
  • "Saturday Night Live" third debate special. Video and script - Lynn Sweet 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC blogs.suntimes.com [Source type: General]

^ I was thinking, you know, ah, some place where you’re especially popular, you know, like in, uh, Europe.
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]

^ Church Lady: Come now, William, I know that you have a pile of naked drunken groupies waiting for you and "Little Willie" to rise out of the pulpit.
  • Saturday Night Live - Quotes 6 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.xehra.com [Source type: General]

DJ Dynasty Handbag: I want you two to behave
Lady Gaga: Ok we'll try.
.Lady Gaga: Hey guess what Madonna...I'm totally hotter than you.^ Madonna and Lady Gaga face-off.
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^ Lady Gaga upstages Ryan Reynolds, Madonna on 'SNL' with s-bomb .
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^ Ladies Man may not be my favorite sketch on SNL, but it's funnier than anything you can write.
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.Madonna: Hey guess what (hits Lady Gaga's head) I'm totally taller than you.^ So, ladies, if you wanna rob a bank, but you don’t want your cooter poked, head to beautiful Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes.
  • The Greatest Saturday Night Live Quotes 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC jpetrie.myweb.uga.edu [Source type: General]

^ Lady Gaga upstages Ryan Reynolds, Madonna on 'SNL' with s-bomb .
  • Show Patrol: Saturday Night Live Archives 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC www.chicagonow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I think it is more that it isn't funny to you anymore, cause guess what, you are alot older than you were 10 years ago.
  • The future of 'Saturday Night Live' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 6 January 2010 19:19 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And what kinda of a name is Lady Gaga? It sounds like baby food.
Lady Gaga: The kind that's #1 on the Billboard charts (attacks Madonna)
DJ Dynasty Handbag: I said behave beotches
Madonna: You better stop interrupting us
Lady Gaga: Yeah we're pop icons Respect (gives Madonna a high 5)
(Lady Gaga and Madonna start to fight again)
DJ Dynasty Handbag: I want you two to kiss and make up
Madonna: Ok
Lady Gaga: Excellent
Madonna: You made my ring come off
Lady Gaga: Sorry
DJ Dynasty Handbag: Kiss each other
.(about to kiss then DJ Dynasty Handbag gets in between them.^ Thompson, as DJ Dynasty Handbag, sat between the warring divas and when they went in for a kiss, he gave them his cheeks.
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Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a popular American television program. It has been broadcast on Saturday nights since October 11, 1975. It is one of the longest-running television programs in American television. It is broadcast from NBC studios in New York City. The name comes from the fact that the program is aired live on Saturday nights at 11:30 PM EST. This is a rarity in the age of filming and videotape. SNL is shown in re-runs in the summer and on cable TV. The program usually consists of the following:

SNL was created and is executive-produced by Lorne Michaels and started in 1975 as NBC's Saturday Night. Many famous comic actors got their starts being cast members on the program. The show has led to several feature films, books, DVDs, and has been the inspiration for a couple of other TV shows.

"Live from New York, it's Saturday night!" is said near the beginning of every episode.

Actors on "SNL"

Many actors have come and gone in the history of Saturday Night Live. Here is a list of some of those actors and how long they lasted on the show.


Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 04, 2010

Here are sentences from other pages on Saturday Night Live, which are similar to those in the above article.








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