Saturday Night Live: Season 2, Episode 8

Paul Simon/George Harrison (20 Nov. 1976)

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The host for the episode is Paul Simon (his second appearance), and the musical guest is George Harrison. The skits for this episode are as follows: George Harrison feels that he should ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Himself - Host
Tom Snyder / Rod Serling / Various
Henry Kissinger / Various
Baba Wawa / Various
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Himself - Announcer (voice)


The host for the episode is Paul Simon (his second appearance), and the musical guest is George Harrison. The skits for this episode are as follows: George Harrison feels that he should receive the $3000 Lorne Michaels promised the Beatles for appearing on the show, while Paul Simon has doubts about the costume he's been asked to wear. Paul Simon starts to sing "Still Crazy After All These Years" dressed as a turkey, but gives up halfway through and tells Lorne he won't do it. A housewife raves about mineral-packed Quarry cereal. Baba Wawa interviews Henry Kissenger. During the Weekend Update, Jane Curtain reports on contraceptives, expenditures by the Carter campaign, Morris the Cat's attempted suicide, and a new strain of gonorrhea. Rod Serling presents an episode of the Twilight Zone in which three actresses end up in a motel room with a television show presenter. A violent renegade named Billy Paul fights racism at an ice cream parlor. Paul Simon performs "50 Ways to Leave Your ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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20 November 1976 (USA)  »

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Shelley Duvall:  In the Billy Paul sketch, Duvall is sitting at one of the tables with her back to the camera. She and Paul were dating at the time. See more »


Paul Simon: [singing in a Turkey Outfit] I met my old lover on the street last night. She seemed so glad to see me, I just smiled. And we talked about the old times and we drank ourselves some beers. Still Crazy After all these years. Oh! Still Crazy After All These Years
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Edited into Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial (1991) See more »


Crackerbox Palace
Written and Performed by George Harrison
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