Saturday Night Live: Season 2, Episode 6

Buck Henry/The Band (30 Oct. 1976)

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The host for the episode is Buck Henry (his third appearance), and the musical guest is The Band. The skits for this episode are as follows: The land shark makes its return, pretending to ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Mr. Dantley / Various
Rick Danko ...
Himself - Musical Guest (as The Band)
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Garth Hudson ...
Himself - Musical Guest (as The Band)
Richard Manuel ...
Himself - Musical Guest (as The Band)
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Himself - Musical Guest (as The Band)
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Jimmy Carter / Various
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Samurai Futaba / Various
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Betty Ford / Various
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Rosalynn Carter / Various
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Baba Wawa / Various
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The host for the episode is Buck Henry (his third appearance), and the musical guest is The Band. The skits for this episode are as follows: The land shark makes its return, pretending to be a late trick-or-treater. In his opening monologue, Buck Henry praises the cast for being able to perform so professionally in light of how absolutely messed up their personal lives are. The samurai stockbroker loses one of his clients after a string of bad advice. Baba Wawa has a joint interview with First Ladies Betty Ford and Rosalynn Carter. Garrett Morris discuss his own roots, including some famous ancestors. Ford and Carter have another debate, this time in the form of a beauty pageant. During the Weekend Update, Chevy Chase presents some campaign ads that haven't been used yet, while Jane Curtain announces that Chevy will soon be leaving the show. A warlock pitches the new Bat-o-Matic potion maker. Ambassador Thorne searches for the real parents of Damien, the son of Satan. Garrett gives a ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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During the Samurai Stockbroker sketch, John Belushi accidentally sliced Buck Henry's forehead with his Samurai Sword. For the rest of the show, Henry wears a Band-Aid on his forehead. As a running joke, the whole cast puts Band-Aids on their foreheads throughout the episode. See more »

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Chevy Chase: Our top story tonight: Buck Henry cuts himself in the forehead in a sketch on the Saturday Night show... as a far gone and downed and drugged-out John Belushi hits him with a sword.
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References The Hollywood Squares (1965) See more »

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Written and Performed by Howard Shore with the Saturday Night Live Band
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