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 2011, there have been only 8 SNL regulars who received Oscar nominations. Joan Cusack
, Dan Aykroyd
, Robert Downey Jr.
, Bill Murray
, Michael McKean
, and Eddie Murphy
were nominated for Oscars after they were SNL regulars. Randy Quaid
received an Oscar nomination before becoming an SNL regular. Kristen Wiig
was nominated during her tenure as a regular. McKean was nominated for Best Original Song, Wiig for Best Original Screenplay and the rest for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, or Best Supporting Actress. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Hey, if you were a hot dog, and you were starving, would you eat yourself?
I don't know.
Don't jerk me around, Norm, it's a simple question. A baby could answer it. If you were a hot dog, and you were starving, would you eat yourself?
I guess so.
Oh, you made a wise choice, my friend.
Featured in Life of Python
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more