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Saturday Night Live 

TV-14 | | Comedy, Music | TV Series (1975– )
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

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Lorne Michaels
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Won 72 Primetime Emmys. Another 90 wins & 432 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Don Pardo ...  Self - Announcer / ... 727 episodes, 1975-2014
Lenny Pickett Lenny Pickett ...  Self - Bandleader / ... 416 episodes, 1985-2018
Darrell Hammond ...  Various / ... 401 episodes, 1995-2020
Kenan Thompson ...  Various / ... 344 episodes, 2003-2020
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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. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Live from New York, it's Saturday Night! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Trivia

Eddie Murphy said he did not go to any of the casts' infamous drug parties after the show wrapped. "They we're too old," he said, referring to the rest of the cast. He said he would go hang out at local singles bars and dance clubs for people in their 20s, instead. See more »

Goofs

...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more »

Quotes

Host: Good evening. I'm Lawrence Flyshacker, and welcome to, "The Real Story." Tonight we continue our series on the U.S. Presidents. You know history often whitewashes itself? For example, for years it was thought that Thomas Jefferson was a man, and that his wife slept around... whereas we now know the opposite to be true. Tonight we'll go behind another of history's myths to learn, "The Real Story."
Abraham Lincoln: [Lincoln enters Ford's Theatre box, loudly and apparently drunk] Excuse me. Excuse me. Excuse me! ...
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Alternate Versions

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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Alec Baldwin Show: Regina King/Gloria Allred (2018) See more »

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(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore
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Last Night With Matt Damon Was Tragic, Sad, And Not Funny Even Once
17 December 2018 | by jomots243See all my reviews

What's happened to this show? They would rather sacrifice the show, at the alter liberalism, never being funny, but always partisan, and lose the show and their jobs altogether, than to be fair and honest, and actually funny, and keep the show and their jobs?

Ugggggg! Time to end this pathetic attempt at comedy....

SNL is lost to time, and it's jjst not funny anymore. At all....!


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Release Date:

11 October 1975 (USA) See more »

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SNL 25 See more »

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