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?
Contrary to popular belief, Steve Martin
was never a cast member on the show. The misconception stems from the fact that he has hosted the show 15 times, in addition to doing occasional surprise appearances. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Wayne's World. Wayne's World. Party time. Excellent.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.35
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more