Saturday Night Live: Season 1, Episode 15

Jill Clayburgh/Leon Redbone/The Singing Idlers (28 Feb. 1976)

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Mr. Bill makes his first appearance.

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The host for the episode is Jill Clayburgh, and the musical guests are Leon Redbone and The Singing Idlers. The skits for this episode are as follows: Chevy Chase, fed up with always starting the show by falling down, demands that he be given a chance to broaden his range. Jill Clayburgh talks about her date with Don Pardo, which Pardo keeps interrupting with game-show style patter. Garrett Morris announces that he, as a representative of black slavery, will accept white guilt payments. A series of great moments in women's history are presented. An accounting firm presents another tip to avoid taxes this year by turning your home into a church. Andy Kaufman sings along with a record of "Old McDonald" along with four people from the audience. A woman keeps asking her date what he's thinking about, only to surprise him when she tells him what she's really thinking about. A home movie sent in provides the first glimpse of a clay character named Mr. Bill. For the Weekend Update, Laraine ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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This episode marks Mr. Bill's first appearance. See more »

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Old MacDonald
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