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>
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
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Did You Know?
According to the official memoir, Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase
is banned from ever hosting the show again. In the book, numerous cast members recall stories in which Chase insulted cast and crew. According to Terry Sweeney
, Chase made homophobic remarks to Sweeney who is openly gay. According to Will Ferrell
, Chase was the worst host during his time on the show. Chase has continued to make cameo appearances on the show but has not hosted since 1997. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" opening line
Good evening. I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more