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?
From 1975 to 1980, the map of the world on Weekend Update showed Vietnam split into the pre-1975 North and South. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[about the 1997 Marlins-Indians World Series
Well, you've said a lot about the mascots, Harry, but what about the players?
They won't be a factor, Norm. Trust me.
Episodes were cut into one hour "Best of Saturday Night Live" format for prime time viewing on NBC in the late 1970s. Edited 1-hour episodes from 1975-1980 were sold into syndication, and subsequently, 30 minute episodes sold into syndication and cable (Nick at Nite for a time). The 1980-present episodes were sold to Comedy Central, and then to E! See more
Referenced in Chrono Trigger
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more