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>
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
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Did You Know?
Prior to the 1983-1984 season, Eddie Murphy
agreed to appear in ten live broadcasts, and via a taped sketch in ten others. Those ten sketches were taped in September of 1983, and were alternated with Eddie Murphy
's live appearances throughout the season. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[after Jon Lovitz returns to the "Weekend Update" desk to lick his face
Licked by Lovitz... what concentric circle of hell is that?
Appears in truncated form on Comedy Central. See more
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more