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?
When the show first debuted, it did not air every weekend. The news magazine show Weekend
(1974) aired "the first Weekend every month" (except when it was delayed one week for Eric Idle
's first SNL appearance). See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Good evening. I'm Lawrence Flyshacker, and welcome to, "The Real Story." Tonight we continue our series on the U.S. Presidents. You know history often whitewashes itself? For example, for years it was thought that Thomas Jefferson was a man, and that his wife slept around... whereas we now know the opposite to be true. Tonight we'll go behind another of history's myths to learn, "The Real Story."
[Lincoln enters Ford's Theatre box, loudly and apparently drunk
Excuse me. Excuse me. Excuse me! ...
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more