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?
According to Chris Rock
, during his time on the show, he wished that he was on In Living Color
(1990) instead, which had a predominately African-American cast. After three seasons, he left to join In Living Color as a recurring cast member. The show was cancelled at the end of that season. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[on "Weekend Update", the FBI's sketch of the Unabomber is shown
Earlier this week, the FBI released this sketch of the Unabomber. Shortly afterward, a warrant was issued for the arrest of "Weird Al" Yankovic.
Episodes and skits have been repackaged in many formats for video release, and for special retrospectives aired in prime time. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.26
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more