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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Did You Know?
Featured cast member James Downey
(1979-1980) is the uncle of cast member Robert Downey Jr.
(1985-1986). James Downey still worked as a writer on the show, when Robert Downey, Jr. was in the cast. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
My kid saw that Tim Allen movie nine times. He loves Santa.
Kid, let me tell you something. I did time with Tim Allen. He's real people but he's no Santa Claus.
Edited into two different forms: Half-hour formats which aired in primetime during the late 1970's, and entire 90-minute episodes edited to one hour for syndicated broadcast and later airing on Comedy Central. See more
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more