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Release Date:
20 February 2005 (USA) See more »
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5 years that changed the face of comedy.
Plot:
A retrospective of the first 5 years of Saturday Night Live. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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Cast

 

Sheree Ali ... The Iguana Patron
Joan Armatrading ... Herself (archive footage)

Dan Aykroyd ... Himself
Anne Beatts ... Herself

John Belushi ... Himself (archive footage)

Judith Belushi-Pisano ... Herself (as Judy Belushi Pisano)

Candice Bergen ... Herself

Milton Berle ... Himself (archive footage)

Peter Boyle ... (archive footage)
Bernie Brillstein ... Himself

Albert Brooks ... Himself (archive footage)
Clem Burke ... Himself (archive footage)
Jacqueline Carlin ... Herself (archive footage)

Dana Carvey ... Himself

Ray Charles ... Himself (archive footage)

Chevy Chase ... Himself

Jimmy Cliff ... Himself (archive footage)

George Coe ... Himself (archive footage)

Elvis Costello ... Himself (archive footage)

Steve Cropper ... Himself (archive footage)

Jane Curtin ... Herself (archive footage)
Rick Danko ... Himself (archive footage)

Tom Davis ... Himself
Jimmy Destri ... Himself (archive footage)
James Downey ... Himself (as Jim Downey)

Donald Dunn ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Dylan ... Himself (archive footage)

Dick Ebersol ... Himself

Jimmy Fallon ... Himself

Jodie Foster ... Herself (archive footage)

Redd Foxx ... Himself (archive footage)

Al Franken ... Himself
Barbara Gallagher ... Herself

Jerry Garcia ... Himself (archive footage)
Donna Godchaux ... Herself (archive footage)
Keith Godchaux ... Himself (archive footage)
Chantel Gonsalves ... Jack Black's Girl

Elliott Gould ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)
Nigel Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)

Deborah Harry ... Herself (archive footage)

Mickey Hart ... Himself (archive footage)

Hugh M. Hefner ... Himself (archive footage)

Levon Helm ... Himself (archive footage)

Buck Henry ... Himself
Garth Hudson ... Himself (archive footage)

Tom Hulce ... (archive footage)
Phil Hyms ... Himself

Eric Idle ... Himself
Frank Infante ... Himself (archive footage)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage)

Madeline Kahn ... (archive footage)
Craig Kellem ... Himself

Margot Kidder ... (archive footage)

Ed Koch ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Kreutzmann ... Himself (archive footage)
David Lassiter ... Various Characters
Eugene Lee ... Himself
Phil Lesh ... Himself (archive footage)
Neil Levy ... Himself

Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Herself

Norm MacDonald ... Himself
Richard Manuel ... Himself (archive footage)

Penny Marshall ... Herself

Steve Martin ... Himself

Tim Meadows ... Himself

Meat Loaf ... Himself (archive footage)

Lorne Michaels ... Himself

Bette Midler ... Herself (archive footage)
Marilyn Suzanne Miller ... Herself

Garrett Morris ... Himself
Matt Murphy ... Himself (archive footage)

Bill Murray ... Himself (archive footage)

Laraine Newman ... Herself

Randy Newman ... Himself (archive footage)

Conan O'Brien ... Himself
Michael O'Donoghue ... Himself (archive footage)

Don Pardo ... Himself

Anthony Perkins ... Himself (archive footage)

Tom Petty ... Himself (archive footage)

Richard Pryor ... Himself (archive footage)

Gilda Radner ... Herself (archive footage)

Leon Redbone ... Himself (archive footage)

Burt Reynolds ... Himself (archive footage)

Keith Richards ... Himself (archive footage)

Peter Riegert ... (archive footage)

Robbie Robertson ... Himself (archive footage)

Bill Russell ... Himself (archive footage)
Herbert Sargent ... Himself
Tom Schiller ... Himself

Rob Schneider ... Himself
Tom Scott ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul Shaffer ... Himself

Molly Shannon ... Herself

Harry Shearer ... (archive footage)

Howard Shore ... Himself
Rosie Shuster ... Herself
James Signorelli ... Himself

Paul Simon ... Himself (archive footage)

Patti Smith ... Herself (archive footage)

Sissy Spacek ... Herself (archive footage)

Chris Stein ... Himself (archive footage)

Lily Tomlin ... Herself
Peter Tosh ... Himself (archive footage)

Loudon Wainwright III ... Himself (archive footage)

Charlie Watts ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Weir ... Himself (archive footage)
Gary Weis ... Himself
Peter Wolf ... Himself (archive footage)

Ron Wood ... Himself (archive footage)

Bill Wyman ... Himself (archive footage)

Alan Zweibel ... Himself

Peter Cook ... Gigi Director (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Kenneth Bowser 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kenneth Bowser 

Produced by
Lisa Ammerman .... associate producer
Ken Aymong .... supervising producer
Kenneth Bowser .... producer
Stacey Foster .... coordinating producer
Rachel Talbot .... supervising producer
 
Cinematography by
Teodoro Maniaci 
 
Film Editing by
Youna Kwak 
 
Art Direction by
Greer G. Griffith 
 
Makeup Department
Alexis Kelley .... makeup artist
Dina Sliwak .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Rebecca Arndt .... assistant production manager
 
Sound Department
Steven Robinson .... production sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Alton Christensen .... executive producer: Edgeworx
Brian Haimes .... animator
David Tecson .... executive producer: Edgeworx
Tai Uhlmann .... supervising producer: Edgeworx
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steven Robinson .... digital imaging technician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tim McKelvey .... assistant costumer
 
Editorial Department
Sak Costanzo .... additional editor (as Mary Sak Costanzo)
Leslie King .... associate editor
Sheila F. Sullivan .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Robert Caminiti .... associate director (as Bob Caminiti)
Teddy Champion .... location manager
Kate Coe .... footage research
Henry Diltz .... archive photographs
Michael Dobo .... archive photographs
Steve Higgins .... consultant
Marci Klein .... consultant
Annie Leibovitz .... archive photographs
Elizabeth Pugh .... production assistant
Francesco Scavullo .... archive photographs
Michael Shoemaker .... consultant
Ted Streshinsky .... archive photographs
Ed Zareh .... researcher
 
Thanks
Edie Baskin .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Tom Davis .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
John Landis .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Lorne Michaels .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Michael O'Donoghue .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Rosie Shuster .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Matty Simmons .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Martha Swope .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of
Robert Van Ry .... acknowledgment: photos courtesy of (as Bob Van Ry)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"SNL: The First 5 Years" - USA (promotional title)
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Runtime:
USA:120 min (including commercials)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Jane Curtin declined to participate in this special because she does not like to talk about on her experiences on "Saturday Night Live" (1975).See more »
Movie Connections:
References Black Sheep (1996)See more »
Soundtrack:
Soul ManSee more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night..., 8 January 2006
Author: 2faraway from United States

Ahhh... Saturday Night Live. This is a pretty good documentary about the heyday of SNL (the first five years 1975-1980) that was originally made for broadcast by NBC.

It includes many great interviews with the cast and writers (including Chevy Chase, Dan Akroyd, Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris and others), mixed with lots of quick flashes of classic sketches and musical guests. The interviews are fairly candid and I learned a few things about the cast that I didn't know.

Watching this special made me yearn for the days when SNL was edgy and funny. Viewing the show now most of the time is a chore. Do yourself a favor and pick up this DVD. It's money well spent for fans of classic Saturday Night Live.

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