MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 41,792 this week

Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (1992)

Video  -  Comedy  -  4 March 1992 (USA)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 25 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 8 titles
created 21 Mar 2012
 
a list of 360 titles
created 11 Apr 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (Video 1992)

Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (Video 1992) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A new collection of Dan Aykroyd's most memorable sketches and characters performed during the first four years of Saturday Night Live.

Directors: James Signorelli, Dave Wilson
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Steve Cropper
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Before he was The Nutty Professor, before he was Dr. Dolittle, and even before he was the Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy was an SNL comic! From 1981-1984 he entertained us with sketches as... See full summary »

Directors: Andy Breckman, Dave Wilson, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Sheree Ali, Billy Crystal
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A compilation of Gilda Radner's funniest skits and most memorable characters from the first five years of Saturday Night Live.

Directors: Tom Schiller, James Signorelli, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In all of Saturday Night Live history, one of the greatest of the greats is Will Ferrell, and this is the ultimate collection for the Ferrell fan. You'll get Janet Reno's Dance Party, The ... See full summary »

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller
Stars: Will Ferrell, Alec Baldwin, Jim Breuer
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Eddie Murphy produces a compilation of his best sketches, impersonations and most memorable characters from his years on Saturday Night Live: 1980-1984.

Directors: Andy Breckman, Claude Kerven, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Downey, Brian Doyle-Murray
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, John Belushi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
Victoria Jackson ...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Various Characters (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Sammy Davis Jr. (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 March 1992 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from Saturday Night Live: Delta Burke/Chris Isaak (1991) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Promotional video for Waynes World - the movie
17 February 2006 | by (Rijswijk, ZH, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The powers that be at Braveworld Video must have been racking their collective brains to find a way of centering at least one entry of their early nineties Saturday Night Live video collection around Wayne's World, which was just about to become SNL's biggest movie hit to date. The problem was that their series consisted not of compilations, but of slightly edited episodes on tape. What they eventually came up with was this curiously titled "Special Edition featuring Waynes World": three episodes of decreasing length, each prominently featuring Wayne and Garth.

First up is the February 1990 Tom Hanks episode with Aerosmith that gave us the 'most memorable moment in SNL history' ever (if you can believe E!'s 101 moment countdown). This one deservedly takes up the bulk of the video's running time. Apart from WW, it also has Tom Hanks's astral form meeting the ghost of Abe Lincoln (Late Night fans will recognize the writing style of Conan O'Brien here), 'Tales of Ribaldry' with foppish Jon Lovitz and Tom and Jon as Girl-Watchers (created by O'Brien and Robert Smigel) on an old age pensioners cruise. Very funny stuff. 9 out of 10

Next is a strange choice, even taking into account that these episodes were picked not for their host but for the Wayne's World it contained: a May 1989 show hosted by Wayne Gretzky. Wayne plays himself on his namesake's World, as well as in every other sketch. His wife Janet Jones appears in a pre-recorded dream sequence. Most of this episode's airtime is taken up by "Waikiki Hockey" , starring The Great One in an Elvis movie. It must be noted that Mike Myers was merely a featured player in this episode and Dana Carvey still dominated the show. Phil Hartman appears as the Anal-Retentive Sportsman along with Gretzky once again playing himself. Despite of this, the show has some amusing moments. 7 out of 10

The last and least represented show stars Delta Burke and the infamous 'Madonna Dream' Wayne's World. Yes, it's another pre-recorded dream sequence and like the previous episode, broadcast around Mothers day (almost exactly two years later) in May 1991. Madonna was obviously the key factor in adding this show, for her name is literally pasted all over the video box cover. The credits mention Chris's Farley and Rock, Julia Sweeney and Tim Meadows as featured performers, but only Meadows appears in a short Hollywood Minute skit (with Hartman doing Sinatra). By this time Mike Myers had hit it big, made evident by the inclusion of an early Coffee Talk skit which main interest is that he was still playing Linda Richman as a guy, Paul Baldwin. Sort of a cross between his mother in law and an older Wayne Cambell. This part has little going for it, unless your a big fan of the Material Girl. 5 out of 10

Average: 7 out of 10


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?