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 2001, NBC aired two live 30-minute special episodes in primetime slots to fill airtime. Jennifer Lopez
, who was hosting the regular show that week, made a cameo in the second special. In 2003, a live "Weekend Update" special was aired during the Superbowl halftime. 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.
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