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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Playwright Garrett Morris
was originally hired as a writer. But he submitted sketches that were deemed too long and dramatic. Chevy Chase suggested that he join the cast as a performer instead. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
In health news, scientists have announced the invention of a women's condom. The condom works by fitting snugly over a woman's wine glass.
Referenced in Angel: Untouched
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more