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Saturday Night Live 25 (1999)

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A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits and musical numbers of the past two and a half decades. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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SNL25: 25 Years of Laughs  »

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Lorne Michaels asked all still-alive past cast members and guest stars to return for the special. However, not of all past still-alive cast members and guest stars did not appear in this special. The most notorious absence was O.J. Simpson. See more »

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[On Celebrity Jeopardy]
Alex Trebek: Mr. Connery, why don't you pick?
Sean Connery: Looks like this is my lucky day. I'll take The Rapists for 800.
Alex Trebek: That's Therapists! Therapists, not the Rapists.
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Edited from Saturday Night Live: Robert Mitchum/Simply Red (1987) See more »

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EXCELLENT, but not enough Kevin Spacey. ;)
2 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

OK, here we have an extremely funny summary of the 25 year run of SNL. Cream of the crop, tip of the top. Excruciatingly entertaining.

But let's talk about the real issue. Why do they only use 2 minutes of Kevin Spacey footage? The man was nominated for an Emmy for his hosting job!! Or at least, I think he was. He should have been. What was I saying?

Oh. Mr. Spacey's performance on SNL was one of the best in recent memory, and yet he is simply glossed over in favor of others like... oh... Sarah Michelle Gellar. This is a sin, and shall be punished when Judgment Day comes.

Seriously though, I highly recommend this special. It's the best of the best SNL sketches, with some entertaining monologues thrown into the mix. See it!


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