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>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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Beginning in 1995, the Saturday Night Live logo used the abbreviation SNL, which became how the show was known. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Did he say anything about people getting hurt?
He said something after the ratings thing, but I really wasn't listening.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.30
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more