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 <[email protected]>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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Did You Know?
There have been 6 people named "Chris" in the cast of SNL: Chris Rock (16-18), Chris Farley (16-20), Chris Elliott (20), Chris Kattan (21-28), Chris Parnell (24-31), and Chris Redd (43-present). There has also been a Christopher: Christopher Guest (10). There has also been a Christine: Christine Ebersole (7). See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Langford T. Belmont
So when it comes time to fix that refrigerator magnet or put together a little house of popsicle sticks, you don't want some cheap synthetic glue. You want pure mutilated horse paste.
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