Steve Martin returns to host the premiere episode of the 1987/88 season. Selected sketches include "Common Knowledge," "The NFL Today," "Slide Whistles," and "Pumping Up With Hans and Franz." For clearance reasons, episodes have been edited from their original version.
Did You Know?
The 1987-1988 season premiere is the only show to not have a dress rehearsal done before the live show. There was a fire in a nearby studio and the cast and crew were evacuated from Rockefeller Center right before they were to start the dress rehearsal. The show went on at host Steve Martin
's insistence. See more
Edited into SNL: 25 Years of Music
James Bond Theme
Music by Monty Norman
Arrangement by John Barry
[Plays in the "Tightwad 007" sketch.] See more