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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Did You Know?
The map of the world on Weekend Update during the show's first years (1975-1980) shows Vietnam split into the pre-1975 North and South. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Lighten up, Church Lady. You act like you haven't had your ticket punched since Ike carried his own golf clubs.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more