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?
In order to make Bill Hader
laugh and break character during the "Stefon" sketches, John Mulaney
would change some of the jokes right before the live broadcast, meaning that when Hader is reading the cue cards he is reading some of the material for the first time. His trademark gesture of covering his mouth with both hands is his attempt to (often unsuccessfully) conceal fits of laughter. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Did he say anything about people getting hurt?
He said something after the ratings thing, but I really wasn't listening.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more