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?
is the longest serving writer in the show's history, other than Lorne Michaels
. Downey wrote for 30 seasons: 1976-1980, 1984-1998, 2000-2005, and 2006-2013. In 1980, he left the show with Lorne Michaels
and the rest of the cast. In 1998, he was fired by NBC Executive Don Ohlmeyer
. In 2005, he took time off to write a book. He retired in 2013. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Jackie Rogers Jr.
This is the most effective memory enhancement drug on the market. It'll improve your short-term memory. It'll improve your long-term memory. And most of all, it'll improve your short-term memory.
Singer Sinead O'Connor's controversial performance, where she rips apart a picture of Pope John Paul II, has not been seen since its original airing. In reruns and syndication, the dress rehearsal performance is aired, where O'Connor simply holds up a picture of a third-world child. See more
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more