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Jack Burns/Santana 

The host for the episode is Jack Burns, and the musical guest is Santana. The skits for this episode are as follows: John Belushi holds the network hostage and has to be tricked into saying... See full summary »

Directors:

Dave Wilson, Gary Weis

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Jack Burns ... Himself - Host / Various
Santana ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Dan Aykroyd ... Beldar Conehead / Ricardo Montalban / Eliot Ness / Various
John Belushi ... Larry Farber / Sanjay Gandhi / Various
Jane Curtin ... Prymaat Conehead / Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Garrett Morris ... Morarji Desai / Idi Amin / Various
Bill Murray ... Walter Cronkite / Various
Laraine Newman ... Sherry / Connie Conehead / Indira Gandhi / Various
Gilda Radner ... Bobbi Farber / Various
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Jack Burns, and the musical guest is Santana. The skits for this episode are as follows: John Belushi holds the network hostage and has to be tricked into saying the opening lines. Jack Burns gets to touch himself during the opening monologue. The Farbers invite the Coneheads over for drinks and dinner. A marine couple is married by a tough chaplain. Eliot Ness overthrows Indira Gandhi as part of the Untouchables. During the Weekend Update, the winners of the Oscars are announced from envelopes stolen before the ceremony. A pharmacist prescribes leeches for all his customers. Jack ruins a skit about a despondent businessman committing suicide and the rest of the cast all heckle him. Ricardo Montalban introduces a panty-gram service to send messages to friends and loved ones. Santana performs "Black Magic Woman" and "Europa". Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1977 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first episode to carry the title, "Saturday Night Live". The show had previously been titled "NBC's Saturday Night" to avoid confusion with the ABC series Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (1975), which aired less than a year. See more »

Quotes

Gags Beasley: Remember this: there is a thin line between comedy and humor.
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Connections

References All the President's Men (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Town Without Pity
(uncredited)
Written by Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington
Performed by Laraine Newman and John Belushi, Santana
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