Saturday Night Live (1975– )

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 Himself - Announcer / ... (727 episodes, 1975-2014)
Lenny Pickett ...
 Himself - Bandleader / ... (416 episodes, 1985-2012)
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 Various / ... (297 episodes, 1995-2015)
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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>

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And now, from New York, the most dangerous city in America, it's Saturday Night Live. (seventh season) See more »

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11 October 1975 (USA)  »

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When Harry Shearer left the show during the 1984-1985 season he cited "creative differences." Shearer would later remark, "I was creative... and they were different." See more »

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...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more »

Quotes

Tyrone Green: Dark and lonely on a summer's night. Kill my landlord. Kill my landlord. Watchdog barking. Do he bite? Kill my landlord. Kill my landlord. Slip in his window. Break his neck. Then his house I start to wreck. Got no reason. What the heck? Kill my landlord. Kill my landlord. C-I-L my land lord!
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Referenced in Season 3 According to Jim (2011) See more »

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Composed by Howard Shore
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Its down but not out

Right now this show is in a transitional phase. The cast is very average (aside from Fallon and Hammond) and it might be time for Daddy Lorne to blow it up and start again. In my opinion no one is more annoying than Rachel Dratch! The fact that she was in five sketches and Fallon in one(excluding WU) the other night speaks volumes of the shows mediocrity. However, to those that say it'll never come back let me say you're mistaken. SNL has always rebounded from it's down years and it will continue to do so.


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