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>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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In a 1998 episode with Alec Baldwin as host, in his monologue, he did A Christmas Carol spoof, in which Jimmy Fallon, in his first season in Saturday Night Live, predicted he would host Saturday Night Live on December 12, 2011. In reality, he hosted on December 17, 2011. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
The Rolling Stones reunited for a twenty-fifth anniversary tour last week. Keith Richards said that he's happy to continue to do what he's been doing for the past twenty-five years: cheating death.
Referenced in Century of Black Cinema
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