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>
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
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Did You Know?
In November 2007, the cast, excluding Maya Rudolph
, gave a live unaired performance of SNL at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City as a result of the WGA Strike. The show featured old and rejected sketches with the proceeds going to the show's production staff. The host was Michael Cera
and the musical guest was Yo La Tengo
. Rachel Dratch
, Horatio Sanz
, and Norah Jones
made cameo appearances. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
George H.W. Bush
[training Dubya on how to speak to the press
Now, son, try it again.
George W. Bush
No, you're giving me a headache! Can I just go get a Poptart?
(closing theme song)
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