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?
Executive Producer Dick Ebersol
left the show in 1985, in order to be a stay-at-home father to his children. His wife, Susan Saint James
, was starring in Kate & Allie
(1984), and Ebersol promised her that he would work from home while she worked on her show. Lorne Michaels
was persuaded to rejoin the show, and has produced it ever since. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[adding onto a report on the Weekend Update
... and in addition, two plus two equals four.
Referenced in Tempest
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more