A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here.
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
And now, from New York, the most dangerous city in America, it's Saturday Night Live. (seventh season)
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The first "Weekend Update" anchor, Chevy Chase
, has said that he modeled his catchphrase "Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not" after Eyewitness News
(1983) anchor Roger Grimsby
's opening line "Good evening, I'm Roger Grimsby, here now the news." Jane Curtin
Chase's successor as "Update" anchor, used Grimsby's original intro to open the newscast. On the April 22, 1978 episode, he ended that night's "Update" with Grimsby's closing line, "Hoping your news is good news." See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[Commercial for Mr. and Mrs. T Bloody Mary Mix
'scuse me! It's me and my husband, Mr. T for Mr. and Mrs. T Bloody Mary Mix!I pity the fool how doesn't use it! I'll kill him to death, but I'll pity him first!
I pity the foo'!
First, take some vodka! Then add Mr. and Mrs. T Bloody Mary Mix! Then drink it! That's bad! Grrrr! So get Mr. and Mrs. T's Bloody Mary Mix!
Buy it or I'll kill ya!
In a Nat X sketch, Chris Rock's character Nat X says a line that's edited a little when aired on TV but is unedited on the home video release. The line goes: "I've seen more action in a Cambodian Whorehouse." When aired on Comdy Central, the Cambodian part is bleeped out. When aired on NBC both Cambodian and Whorehouse are bleeped. See more
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more