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>
And now, from New York, the most dangerous city in America, it's Saturday Night Live. (seventh season)
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Did You Know?
As of 2012, the only female former cast members to return to the show as hosts have been Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(May 13, 2006 and March 17, 2007), Molly Shannon
(May 12, 2007), Tina Fey
(February 23, 2008; April 10, 2010 and May 7, 2011), Amy Poehler
(September 25, 2010), and Maya Rudolph
(February 18, 2012). See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
George H.W. Bush
[during the 1988 Republican Presidential Debate
See, See! That's why people say Bob Dole is mean spirited; because of things like that!
Now, hold on a minute, Mr. Bush. You know, I know, everyone knows where Bob Dole stands on the issues. I am not mean spirited; and if you call me that again, I'll stick my pen up your ass.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more