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Melissa McCarthy hosts alongside musical guest Kanye West. Sketches include Hillary Clinton Cold Open, Melissa McCarthy Five-Timers Monologue, The Day Beyoncé Turned Black, Test ...


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 Himself - Announcer / ... (727 episodes, 1975-2014)
Lenny Pickett ...
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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. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977) See more »

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Chris Farley accidentally cut himself with glass and you can see it on his right arm during sketches. See more »

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...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more »

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Stuart Smalley: ...because I'm good enough, smart enough, and - doggone it - people like me!
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.153 (2012) See more »

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John Belushi and Chris Farley: comic saints
31 July 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

My parents started watching "Saturday Night Live" when it first debuted, stopped watching it in the '80s, and we all occasionally watch it nowadays. The best episodes were during the show's first five seasons. Whether it was Chevy Chase imitating Gerald Ford, John Belushi playing a samurai, Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin debating politics, Gilda Radner's Emily Litella or Roseanne Roseannadanna, or any one of Bill Murray's or Laraine Newman's or Garrett Morris' skits, they always came up with something great.

The episodes from 1990-1995 were also really great. Whether it was Chris Farley's motivational speaker (I LIVE IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER!!!!!!!!!), Adam Sandler's Hannukah song, or Phil Hartman's Clinton impressions, they always came up with something great during those seasons.

Recently, Will Ferrell did some great skits, particularly his Bush impressions. I really liked that time when Jim Carrey hosted and tried to "save" Will Ferrell from drowning. But anyway, it's a great show. You should watch it whenever possible...assuming that it's not an '80s episode.


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