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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Did You Know?
's announcing booth was located in the exact same spot on which Arturo Toscanini
's podium once stood, when he conducted the NBC Symphony Orchestra in his long-running series of radio concerts. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Me, the guy who slept with your mother last night!
In recent years, episodes are often reedited for syndication and rebroadcast, often with skits and/or individual jokes that were taped during dress rehearsal being substituted for segments that either didn't work the first time, or were considered offensive. See more
Referenced in Tiny Furniture
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more