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?
When the show first debuted, it did not air every weekend. The news magazine show Weekend
(1974) aired "the first Weekend every month" (except when it was delayed one week for Eric Idle
's first SNL appearance). See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
...because I'm good enough, smart enough, and - doggone it - people like me!
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more