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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Comedians Lenny Bruce and Buddy Hackett billed themselves as the Not Ready for Prime Time Players on the "Patrice Munsel Show" in 1957, twenty years before the original cast of SNL adopted the name in 1975. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
In other news, Courtney Love took out a restraining order against an alleged stalker this week. Courtney, please, I know we can work it out if you'll give me a chance, please.
[blows a kiss
To avoid paying royalties, some syndicated versions remove the musical performances and the mention of the musical guests in the opening credits is also removed. See more
Referenced in Conan: Annie, Get Your Glock
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more