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Comedy Rated: 14+ (TV-14)1975 - Present44 SeasonsReturns: Mar. 31, 2019On: Free Services Hulu NBC 

A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, and features performances by a musical guest.Saturday Night Live featuring Beck Bennett and Aidy Bryant has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming via tv everywhere with NBC (Via Cable/Satellite Provider), free on NBC, and 6 others. It's a comedy show with 879 episodes over 44 seasons. Saturday Night Live has a new episode airing on March 30th, 2019 (PDT). It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (38,736 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 George Carlin/Janis Ian & Billy Preston

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Oct 12, 1975
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George Carlin/Janis Ian & Billy Preston Oct 12, 1975 Live from New York, It's...Chevy ChaseSketches include: "Wolverines", "George Carlin's Monologue", "New Dad Insurance", "The Courtroom", "Andy Kaufman", "George Carlin Stand-Up I", "Victims Of Shark Bite", "Jamitol", "Triopenin", "Triopenin", "Triple-Trac", "George Carlin Stand-Up II", "The Impossible Truth", "Bee Hospital", "Academy of Better Careers", "Show Us Your Guns", George Carlin Stand-Up III, "Trojan Horse Home Security"

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Season 01, Episode 02 Paul Simon/Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow

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Oct 19, 1975
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Paul Simon/Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow Oct 19, 1975 Live from New York, It's...Chevy ChaseSketches include: "The Berkeley Collection of Grafitti Wallpaper," "Paul Simon vs.Connie Hawkins," The Bees Have Been Cut, and "The Mighty Favog," and "Try-Hard 1-11."

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Season 01, Episode 03 Rob Reiner/Joe Cocker

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Oct 26, 1975
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Rob Reiner/Joe Cocker Oct 26, 1975 Live from New York, it's..Sketeches Include: Wheelchair Bound, A Trip to the Doctor, Fashion Show, Surgery Free Healing, Dangerous But Inept, National Pancreas Association PSA, At The Blaine Hotel, What Gilda Ate, Square Dancing, Smoking Craters, and Operation.John Belushi (as Joe Cocker) performed "A Little Help From My Friends."

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Season 01, Episode 04 Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips

S01 E04

Nov 9, 1975
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Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips Nov 9, 1975 Live from New York, It's...Sketches include: Gerald Ford adressess the nation, Ambassador Training Institute spot, "Jaws II", Garrett Morris confronts unorganized CIA, Catherine Deneuve, Black Perspective, "Midnight Probe", Andy Kaufman as Foreign Man, Crank Call to Airline Stewardess, Obnoxious journalist interviews world ruler.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III

S01 E05

Nov 16, 1975
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Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III Nov 16, 1975 Live from New York, It's...Sketches include: Pagent winner Sherry refuses crown, Minute Mystery, Bee-Cenntinial Minute, Greg Allman dodges question about his love-life, The Eternal Crawl: Roaches Through History, Sam Peckinpah, Female fireman tips, Looks at Books.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Lily Tomlin

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Nov 23, 1975
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Lily Tomlin Nov 23, 1975 Live from New York, it's... Sketches include "Gerald Ford Addresses the Nation," "Beethoven Sings My Girl," Jaws III, "Edith Ann On Ice," "Spud Beer," "How To Harass Men," "Beethoven's Second," "The Clumsy Bellhop and the Interracial Couple," "Suzy Forgives Patty Hearst," "Beethoven as Ray Charles," and "Skred In Love" (Muppets).

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Season 01, Episode 07 Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron, Thalamamus Rasulala

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Dec 14, 1975
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Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron, Thalamamus Rasulala Dec 14, 1975 On A Seven Second Delay from New York, it's...Garrett MorrisSketches include: The Clumsy Waiters, Samurai Hotel, Looks At Books, New Dad (repeat from the first episode of the series), Police Line-Up #1, Racist Word Association, SNL Film: Pong, When White Family Members Turn Black, Spud Beer, Police Line-Up #2, Early Suicide Pill, The Muppets: Ploobis and Scred Get Drunk, Police Line-Up #3, Exorcist II, SNL Film: Albert Brooks Is Home Sick, and Richard Pryor Stand-Up.Gil-Scott Heron performs: "Johannesburg" and "A Lovely Day"

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Lily Tomlin/James Taylor

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Sep 19, 1976
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Lily Tomlin/James Taylor Sep 19, 1976 Live from New York, It's...Chevy ChaseSketches include-- Big shot Lily Tomlin will do the show without rehearsing, "Debate 76", Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak, The Phone Company, "Women In Literature", Tess DiSenzo, The Antler Dance, Judith Beasley.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs

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Sep 26, 1976
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Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs Sep 26, 1976 Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase (On telephone)Sketches include-- Gilda plans to do the fall, Jimmy Carter speaks on sexual performance in the White House, Chevy's Girls, Trial sitcom--"The Snakehandling O'Sheas", Joseph Franklin--The Metric Clock, Abusive Divorce Lawyer, Rhodesian Peace Talks.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Eric Idle/Joe Cocker and Stuff

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Oct 3, 1976
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Eric Idle/Joe Cocker and Stuff Oct 3, 1976 Live from New York, it's..Chevy Chase (on telephone)!Sketches include-- Hospitalized Chevy confronts impostor, Designer Babies, KLOG Deejay, The Killer Bees, Cufflinks of the Gods, Drag is Not Funny, Dragnet, Drag Racing Today, Jacques Cousteau, Joe Cocker and his doppleganger(Belushi), "Ken Norton is more talented than Muhummad Ali".

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Season 02, Episode 04 Karen Black/John Prine

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Oct 17, 1976
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Karen Black/John Prine Oct 17, 1976 Live from New York, it's...Chevy Chase! Sketches include-- Chevy returns, "Baba Wawa at Large," Debate '76, A*M*I*S*H, Cancer-free Cupcakes, "Love Russian Style," The Lunch Counter Reunion, Mr. Bill, Ode to American Coinage.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Steve Martin/Kinky Friedman

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Oct 24, 1976
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Steve Martin/Kinky Friedman Oct 24, 1976 Sketches include "Yankees Lose," "Jeopardy 1999," "Speak Out For Milk", "The Beatnik Club," "Ted Baxter Kills Mary Richards," "Looks at Books," and "Mysteries in Medicine."Kinky Friedman performed "Dear Abby."

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Season 02, Episode 06 Buck Henry/The Band

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Oct 31, 1976
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Buck Henry/The Band Oct 31, 1976 Sketches include-- Trick or Treating Land Shark, "Not For Ladies Only", Samurai Stockbroker, Garrett Morris's Family History, Debate 76, Super Bass-O-Matic 77, "The OintMENt", Mr. Mike's Least Loved Bedtime Tales, Houdini's Ghost.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder

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Nov 14, 1976
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Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder Nov 14, 1976 Live from New York, It's...Gilda RadnerSketches include-- Chroma Trak Girl, Puppy Uppers and Doggie Downers, Nixon's Watergate Frame-up, Crossroads, Grandparent Bees, Mr.Mike's Least Loved Bedtime Tales--"The Blind Chicken", Mobile Shrink, "How Things Work", Marines--Looking For A Few Good Men.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Steve Martin/Jackson Browne

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Sep 25, 1977
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Steve Martin/Jackson Browne Sep 25, 1977 Live From New York, It's...Dan AykroydSketches include--"Bert Lance National Express Card", "Kromega III", "Wild & Crazy Guys", "Mike McMack, Defense Lawyer", "Trinity 3000 Computer", "Great Moments In Rock & Roll", "Mr. U.S.A. Pageant", "Royal Deluxe II"

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Season 03, Episode 02 Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal

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Oct 9, 1977
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Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal Oct 9, 1977 Live From New York, It's...Bill MurraySketches include--"Lee Harry Oswald", "Swill", "Bad Opera", "The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest", "Bianca Jagger Talks with Close Personal Friends", "The Acid Generation - Where Are They Now?", "Blind African-American", "Autumn In New York", "Ultra-Personal Feminine Product", "Dubbing Hercules", "Dame Edna Everage", "Pocket Pal", "Phone Secrets""

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Season 03, Episode 03 Hugh Hefner/Libby Titus

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Oct 16, 1977
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Hugh Hefner/Libby Titus Oct 16, 1977 Live From New York, It's...Laraine NewmanSketches include--"Playboy Bunny", "Angora Bouquet", "Planet Of The Men Vs. Planet Of The Women", "The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest", "The X-Police", "Circular Bed Sex Research", "Listening To Great Music", "Sex In Cinema", "3 R's", "The Story Of H", "Funeral Magician", "The Farbers at the Playboy Club"

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Season 03, Episode 04 Charles Grodin/Paul Simon and The Persuaders

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Oct 30, 1977
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Charles Grodin/Paul Simon and The Persuaders Oct 30, 1977 Live From New York, It's...John BelushiSketches include--"Grodin Misses Dress Rehearsal", "Weekend Update Ad", "The Coneheads", "Long-Winded Set-Up", "Consumer Probe", "The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest", "Samurai Dry Cleaners", "Trick-or-Treating Killer Bees", "Judy Miller"", "The Professional School of Football", "Incompetents"

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Season 03, Episode 05 Ray Charles and the Raylettes

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Nov 13, 1977
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Ray Charles and the Raylettes Nov 13, 1977 Live From New York, It's...John BelushiSketches include-- "Don Corleone", "A Message From the President of the United States", "Mamorex", "Howdy Doody's Widow", "Tomorrow", "The Young Caucasians", "Ray Charles Medley", "Franklyn Ajaye", "Evelyn Woodski Slow Reading Course", "Blackout Burglary", "Buck Henry Announcement".

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Season 03, Episode 06 Buck Henry/Leon Redbone

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Nov 20, 1977
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Buck Henry/Leon Redbone Nov 20, 1977 Live From New York, It's...Anyone Can Host Contest FinalistsSketches include--"The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest Finalists", "Little Chocolate Donuts", "Samurai Psychiatrist", "Stunt Babies", "Motel Sanitation Items", "Tomorrow", "Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow", "The Rickey Rat Club", "The History of Franken & Davis", "Jackie Onassis", "'Anyone Can Host' Contest Film ", "Life After Death"

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Season 03, Episode 07 Mary Kay Place/Willie Nelson

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Dec 11, 1977
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Mary Kay Place/Willie Nelson Dec 11, 1977 Live From New York, It's...Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Mary Kay Place, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, John Belushi, & Jane CurtinSketches include--"Peppiest Show Ever", "Hey, You!", "More Insects To Worry About", "Total Womanhood", "Married In A Minute!", "Bad Musical", "Hanukkah Explanation".

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 The Rolling Stones

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Oct 8, 1978
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The Rolling Stones Oct 8, 1978 Live from New York, it's Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Garrett Morris and the National Broadcasting Orchestra," "Mayor Koch Honors John Belushi," the commercial parody "Autoscent," Tomorrow, "Nerds Meet the Norge Refrigerator Repairman," "Olympia Restaurant #4," Tom Schiller's Sushi By the Pool, "Paul McCartney and John Lennon Reunion," "Danger Probe."

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Season 04, Episode 02 Fred Willard/Devo

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Oct 15, 1978
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Fred Willard/Devo Oct 15, 1978 Sketches include--"Honker in the Audience", "Two Guys Who Are Lawyers", "Aging Stuntman Cliff Preston", "One-Night-Stand vs. Phone Talk", "Mr. Bill Goes To N.Y.", "Bobbi Farber", "Crossroads", "Scotch Boutique", "Booji Boy"

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Season 04, Episode 03 Frank Zappa

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Oct 22, 1978
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Frank Zappa Oct 22, 1978 Sketches include "Fred Silverman," "Coneheads," "Domestic Prison," "Night on Freak Mountain," "Woman to Woman," "The Al Franken and Tom Davis Show," "Mr. Bill"

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Season 04, Episode 04 Steve Martin/Van Morrison

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Nov 5, 1978
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Steve Martin/Van Morrison Nov 5, 1978 Live from New York, it's...President Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "A Message From the President of the United States," "Where's the Cracker, Steve?" "Elvis Presley's Coat, "What If?, "Theodoric of York, Medieval Judge," "Festrunk Brothers at a Fox Bar," "The Nerds at the Hospital, "Looks At Books", and "Annoying Waiter."

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Season 04, Episode 05 Buck Henry/The Grateful Dead

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Nov 12, 1978
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Buck Henry/The Grateful Dead Nov 12, 1978 Sketches include--"Concession Speech,", "Rovco Chinch Canch" commercial parody, "Samurai Optometrist," "Uncle Roy #1," "The Death Of Rasputin," "Nick Sands, the Lounge Singer," More Flu To Worry About, and "St. Mickey's Knights of Columbus."

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Season 04, Episode 06 Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers

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Nov 19, 1978
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Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers Nov 19, 1978 Live from New York, it's....Garrett Morris! The Blues Brothers open the show by performing Soul Man. Carrie comes out dressed as Princess Leia for her monologue, telling a joke that only the voice of Obi Won (Dan Aykroyd) likes. This leads into Beach Blanket Bimbo from Outer Space, "The Loud Family," Mercy Killers, the Blues Brothers' performance of Almost and B-Movie Boxcar Blues, "Mr. Bill's Fishing Trip," Tomorrow, "Bad Red Chinese Ballet," and the Schiller film Arrividerci Roman.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Walter Matthau/Garrett Morris

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Dec 3, 1978
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Walter Matthau/Garrett Morris Dec 3, 1978 Sketches include--"Fred Silverman", "Super Epoxy-Dent", "The Bad News Bees", "Olympia Cafe", "Daughter's Old Room", "Nixon's Conspirator, "Woman to Woman", "Government Surplus Store", "Network Battle of the T's & A's", "Mr. Bill Is Late"

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Steve Martin/Blondie

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Oct 14, 1979
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Steve Martin/Blondie Oct 14, 1979 Sketches include ""The Pope's Doorman,"" ""Craig's Travellers' Checks,"" ""Free Spanish Lesson,"" ""Juvenile Delinquent Vandal,"" ""Rise,"" ""Carole King,"" ""The David Susskind Show,"" ""Bolshoi Ballet,"" ""The All-New Mr. Bill Show,"" ""What the Hell is That?"". Blondie performs "Dreaming" and "The Hardest Part".

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Season 05, Episode 02 Eric Idle/Bob Dylan

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Oct 21, 1979
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Eric Idle/Bob Dylan Oct 21, 1979 Sketches include ""Eric's Sick,"" ""Hotel-Motel Art Fair,"" ""Mr. Howard's Shoe Store,"" ""Prince Charles Tells You How To Pick Up Girls!,"" ""Hardcore II,"" ""Heavy Sarcasm,"" and ""Ask Elvis.""Bob Dylan performs ""Gotta Serve Somebody,"" ""I Believe In You,"" and ""When You Gonna Wake Up.""

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Season 05, Episode 03 Bill Russell/Chicago

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Nov 4, 1979
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Bill Russell/Chicago Nov 4, 1979 Sketches include ""Kennedy in '80,"" ""Banshee,"" ""The Black Shadow,"" ""The Landers Files,"" ""Mr. Bill at Home,"" ""Nick in the Arctic,"" ""Eleanor Roosevelt,"" ""Sports Hot Line,"" and ""Big n' Tall That's All.""Chicago performs their 1970 hit ""I'm a Man"" and their then-current single ""Street Player.""

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Season 05, Episode 04 Buck Henry/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Nov 11, 1979
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Buck Henry/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Nov 11, 1979 Sketches include ""Rush Home to the Bathroom,"" ""Find the Popes in the Pizza Contest drawing,"" ""Nerds #12,"" ""Harley's Bristol Cream"" and ""Banshee"" commercial parodies, and one of Aviva Slesin's ""First Love"" films.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Bea Arthur/The Roches

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Nov 18, 1979
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Bea Arthur/The Roches Nov 18, 1979 Sketches include ""Sex Change,"" ""The Backers' Audition,"" and ""First, He Cries.""

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Season 05, Episode 06 Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman

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Dec 9, 1979
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Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman Dec 9, 1979 Sketches include the ""Steve Marvin Radio Show"" and the debut of ""The Al Franken Decade.""

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Season 05, Episode 07 Martin Sheen/David Bowie

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Dec 16, 1979
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Martin Sheen/David Bowie Dec 16, 1979 Sketches include ""Quick Sex Change Operation,"" ""Le Shoe,"" ""Afraid of the Dark,"" ""Striking Teachers,"" ""Apocolypse Now,"" ""First Love, Part 2,"" ""Foreveready,"" ""Criminals,"" ""Minota AM-3 Camera,"" ""Revisions of Freudian History,"" ""Martin Sheen Hairspray""

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Season 6

Season 06, Episode 01 Elliott Gould/Kid Creole and the Coconuts

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Nov 16, 1980
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Elliott Gould/Kid Creole and the Coconuts Nov 16, 1980 Sketches include: Elliot Gould Discusses SNL's Glory Days, A Public Service Announcement: Highway Education, Jimmy Carter's Libido, Billy-Gram, What's It All About, Gail Matthius's Breast Exam, Nose Wrestling, The Accordian Killer, Speed Listening, The Rocket Report, Valley Girl Vicky, Heart to Heart, Gidget Goes To Hell, and Foot Fetish.Kid Creole and the Coconuts perform: ""Mr. Softee"" and ""There But For The Grace of God Go I""

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Season 06, Episode 02 Malcolm McDowell/Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band

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Nov 23, 1980
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Malcolm McDowell/Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band Nov 23, 1980 Live from New York, it's...Gilbert Gottfried!Sketches include: Sitting Up Straight In The Electric Chair, Mutually Omaha's Wild Kingdom: In Search of the Negro Republican, Tobacco Growers of America, Serf City, Amy Carter Gets Adopted To The Reagans, Alex DeLarge For The American Milk Association, SNL Film: Showdown, Gothic Novel Shop, The 100 Years War, The Leather Weather Report, Commie Hunting, The Rocket Report, Jack The Stripper, SNL Film: Someone Is Hiding In My Apartment, and The Wine Cellar With Caroline ParkerCaptain Beefheart and the Magic Band perform: ""Hothead"" and ""Ashtray Heart""

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Season 06, Episode 03 Ellen Burstyn/Aretha Franklin

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Dec 7, 1980
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Ellen Burstyn/Aretha Franklin Dec 7, 1980 Sketches include ""A Message From David Rockefeller,"" ""Ed MacMahon School of Laughing,"" ""What It Is All About,"" ""The Rocket Report,"" ""Paulie Herman,"" ""Our Front Door,"" ""Pepe Gonzales,"" ""Valley Girls,"" ""Sam the Snake,"" ""The Toni Tenille Show,"" ""Fish Heads,"" ""Blame For Divorce,"" ""Old Lady""

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Season 06, Episode 04 Jamie Lee Curtis/James Brown

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Dec 14, 1980
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Jamie Lee Curtis/James Brown Dec 14, 1980 Live from New York, it's...Charles Rocket, Gail Matthius, and Denny Dillon!Sketches include: A Message From The Mean Majority, Clovin Hind Jeans Ad 1, The Attack Of The Terrible Snapping Creatures, Paulie Herman Plays 3-Card Monte, SNL Mini-Film: Who Is Gilbert Gottfried?, Dying To Be Heard, Poker and Drugs Don't Mix, Clovin Hind Jeans Ad 2, The Badger Convention, Clovin Hind Jeans Ad 3, Charles Rocket for The Tortu-Matic, Roweena's Cut and Curl, SNL Mini-Film: The Statue of Liberty Explosion, and Roadkill Burial Biker Gang.James Brown performs: Rapp Payback and a medley of his hits Ellen Shipley performs: Fotogenic

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Season 06, Episode 05 David Carradine/Linda Ronstadt with Rex Smith, George Rose

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Dec 21, 1980
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David Carradine/Linda Ronstadt with Rex Smith, George Rose Dec 21, 1980 Live from New York, it's...Joe PiscopoSketches include ""Joe Piscopo Impersonates Don Pardo,"" ""Gun City,"" ""The Menswear Store,"" ""Vicky and Debbie at the Mall,"" ""The Rocket Report,"" ""Dylan and Guthrie,"" ""The Home Version of Dallas,"" ""Mr. Bill's Christmas,"" ""Kung Fu Christmas,"" ""The Harlem Heroin Experience,"" ""The Virgin Search"" (film), ""Dopenhagen and Happy Daze,"" ""Colonel Sanders' Funeral,"" ""The Dancing Man"" (film), and ""Welfare Counseling.""George Rose, Linda Ronstadt, Rex Smith and the cast of ""The Pirates of Penzance"" perform Christmas carols.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Ray Sharkey/Jack Bruce and Friends

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Jan 11, 1981
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Ray Sharkey/Jack Bruce and Friends Jan 11, 1981 Live from New York, it's…Eddie Murphy!Sketches include ""The Real Jimmy 'The Weasel' Fratiano,"" ""Work Time Beer,"" ""WASP Couple Interpretation,"" ""Citizens For A Better America,"" ""Jimmy Carter At The Bar,"" ""January 11th Celebration,"" ""Filming Lazlo's Confession,"" ""Have A Nice Day,"" ""White Baby Salesman,"" ""Surrogate Mothers,"" ""The Man With The Black Hat"" (film), ""Stop-A-Nut,"" ""The Waiter-Maker,"" ""Nonexsistant Product,"" and some stand-up by Eddie Murphy.Jack Bruce performed ""Dancing On Air"" and ""Livin' Without Ja.""

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Season 06, Episode 07 Karen Black/Cheap Trick, Stanley Clarke Trio

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Jan 18, 1981
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Karen Black/Cheap Trick, Stanley Clarke Trio Jan 18, 1981 Live from New York, it's...Ann RiselySketches include: White House Move Out, The Legendary Composers, Foundation For The Tragically Hip, The Livelys, Reagan's Vice President, The Rocket Report, Mona Lisa In Love, 60 Minutes, Patient Thoughts, Fair Dinkum Championship Finals, Neighbor Confrontation, Paulie Herman At The Diner, Saturday Night Live Action Figures, What's It All About, and National Handgun AssociationCheap Trick performs: Baby Loves To Rock and ""Can't Stop It But I'm Gonna Try""Stanley Clarke Trio performs: Wild Dog

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Season 7

Season 07, Episode 01 (no host)/Rod Stewart, Tina Turner

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Oct 4, 1981
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(no host)/Rod Stewart, Tina Turner Oct 4, 1981 Sketches include ""Our Age is Showing,"" ""The Little Richard Simmons Show,"" ""The Clams"" (film), ""Nuns on the Beach,"" ""A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney,"" ""Prose and Cons"" (film), ""The Khaddaffi Look,"" ""Ruth Deals With Rod,"" ""Andy Warhol,"" Juggling with Michael Davis, and ""Season of Glass"" (film).

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Season 07, Episode 02 Susan St. James/The Kinks

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Oct 11, 1981
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Susan St. James/The Kinks Oct 11, 1981 Sketches include ""McDonald & Wife,"" ""The Bizarro World,"" ""Buckwheat Sings,"" ""Skanky Fiancee,"" ""Cheap Laffs,"" and ""The Alan Alda Guide to Sensitivity."" The Kinks performed ""Destroyer"" and Christine Ebersole performed ""Single Bars and Single Women."" Also featured is an Anwar Sadat tribute film.

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Season 07, Episode 03 George Kennedy/Miles Davis

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Oct 18, 1981
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George Kennedy/Miles Davis Oct 18, 1981 Sketches include ""To Tell the Truth Gone Awry,"" ""Mister Robinson's Neighborhood #2,"" ""Velvet Jones #1,"" and ""Harry Anderson's Grappler Tricks.""

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Season 07, Episode 04 Donald Pleasence/Fear

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Nov 1, 1981
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Donald Pleasence/Fear Nov 1, 1981 Sketches include ""Vomiting for Luck,"" ""Jogger Motel,"" ""Profiles in British Courage,"" ""Last Night I Killed My Husband"" (musical number), ""Sugar Breakfast"" and ""Andy Warhol's TV.""Fear performed ""I Don't Care About You"" and medley of ""Beef Bologna,"" ""New York's Alright If You Like Saxophones,"" and ""Let's Have A War.""

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Season 07, Episode 05 Lauren Hutton/Rick James

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Nov 8, 1981
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Lauren Hutton/Rick James Nov 8, 1981 Lauren Hutton, star of American Gigolo hosts.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Bernadette Peters/Billy Joel, The Go-Go's

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Nov 15, 1981
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Bernadette Peters/Billy Joel, The Go-Go's Nov 15, 1981 Golden Globe and Tony Award-winner Bernadette Peters brings her many talents to SNL.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Tim Curry/Meat Loaf and the Neverland Express

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Dec 6, 1981
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Tim Curry/Meat Loaf and the Neverland Express Dec 6, 1981 Rocky Horror Picture Show star Tim Curry hosts, with special guest appearances by Bryant Gumbel...

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Season 8

Season 08, Episode 01 Chevy Chase/Queen

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Sep 26, 1982
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Chevy Chase/Queen Sep 26, 1982 Sketches are ""Chevy Live from Burbank,"" ""Tyrone Green Art Gallery,"" ""Joe Piscopo In Love,"" ""John Hinckley for President,"" ""Mystery Theatre,"" ""Popeil Galactic Prophylactic,"" ""Late Night with David Letterman,"" and ""PTC Club."" Queen performs ""Crazy Little Thing Called Love"" and ""Under Pressure.""

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Season 08, Episode 02 Louis Gossett Jr./George Thorogood and the Destroyers

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Oct 3, 1982
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Louis Gossett Jr./George Thorogood and the Destroyers Oct 3, 1982 Sketches include Mister Robinson's Neighborhood #4.

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Season 08, Episode 03 Ron Howard/The Clash

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Oct 10, 1982
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Ron Howard/The Clash Oct 10, 1982 Sketches include ""Opie's Back,"" ""Whiners Want a Baby,"" and ""Focus On Film."" The Clash performs ""Rock The Casbah.""

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Season 08, Episode 04 Howard Hesseman/Men at Work

S08 E04

Oct 24, 1982
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Howard Hesseman/Men at Work Oct 24, 1982 WKRP In Cincinnati co-star Howard Hesseman hosts.

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Season 08, Episode 05 Michael Keaton/The New Joe Jackson Band

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Oct 31, 1982
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Michael Keaton/The New Joe Jackson Band Oct 31, 1982 Acclaimed comedian/actor Michael Keaton hosts, with special guest appearance by Monty Python's...

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Season 08, Episode 06 Robert Blake/Kenny Loggins

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Nov 14, 1982
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Robert Blake/Kenny Loggins Nov 14, 1982 Sketches include ""The Merv Griffin Show,"" ""Shuttle Mission,"" ""PBS Promo,"" ""Talent Show,"" ""Little House on the Prairie,"" ""Masterful Theatre,"" ""Eddie Murphy,"" ""No More Andy Kaufman,"" ""DTV""

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Season 08, Episode 07 Drew Barrymore/Squeeze

S08 E07

Nov 21, 1982
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Drew Barrymore/Squeeze Nov 21, 1982 Sketches include ""Dressing Room Opening,"" ""Gertie Kills E.T.,"" ""The Whiners,"" ""Mr. Blunt,"" ""Tim Kazurinsky Babysits Drew,"" ""My Friend Zeus,"" ""Robin Duke's Biological Clock""

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Season 9

Season 09, Episode 01 Brandon Tartikoff/John Cougar

S09 E01

Oct 9, 1983
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Brandon Tartikoff/John Cougar Oct 9, 1983 Sketches include ""In Brandon's Office,"" ""NBC Junket,"" ""Gumby's Rehearsal,"" ""Larry's Corner,"" and ""Whiner Show Ideas."" John Cougar Mellancamp performs ""Tumblin' Down"" and ""Pink Houses.""

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Season 09, Episode 02 Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman/Eddy Grant

S09 E02

Oct 16, 1983
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Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman/Eddy Grant Oct 16, 1983 Sketches are ""Calvin Klein Cream Pies,"" ""Mister Robinson's Neighborhood,"" ""Crazy Edelman,"" ""Book Beat,"" ""What Would Frank Do?"" ""Amos n' Andy,"" and ""Spanish Class."" Eddy Grant performs ""I Don't Wanna Dance,"" ""Electric Avenue,"" and ""Living on the Front Line.""

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Season 09, Episode 03 John Candy/Men at Work

S09 E03

Oct 23, 1983
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John Candy/Men at Work Oct 23, 1983 Sketches include ""Jim and Mr. Mambo,"" ""Doc Edmund,"" ""Village of the Damned Little Rascals,"" ""Eddie Murphy in the Suburbs,"" ""Dr. Tongue's Offer,"" ""Candace's Fantasy Shack,"" and ""Prison for the Winter."" Men at Work perform ""Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Jive.""

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Season 09, Episode 04 Betty Thomas/Stray Cats

S09 E04

Nov 6, 1983
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Betty Thomas/Stray Cats Nov 6, 1983 Comedienne Betty Thomas hosts this 1983 episode, which features the now-famous James Brown...

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Season 09, Episode 05 Teri Garr/Mick Fleetwood's Zoo

S09 E05

Nov 13, 1983
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Teri Garr/Mick Fleetwood's Zoo Nov 13, 1983 Sketches include ""Cheerleader Practice,"" ""Mister Robinson's Neighborhood,"" ""History: The Real Story,"" ""School Assembly,"" and ""Caffiene Achievers."" The Zoo (featuring Lindsey Buckingham) performs ""Tonight.""

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Season 09, Episode 06 Jerry Lewis/Loverboy

S09 E06

Nov 20, 1983
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Jerry Lewis/Loverboy Nov 20, 1983 Comedy veteran Jerry Lewis hosts, with a special guest appearance by Florence Henderson.

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Season 09, Episode 07 Smothers Brothers/Big Country

S09 E07

Dec 4, 1983
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Smothers Brothers/Big Country Dec 4, 1983 The Smothers Brothers are back as co-hosts.

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Season 10

Season 10, Episode 01 (no host)/Thompson Twins

S10 E01

Oct 7, 1984
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(no host)/Thompson Twins Oct 7, 1984 Sketches include ""Lifestyles of Relatives of the Rich and Famous,"" ""Wheel of Fortune Interview,"" ""Grandpa Howard,"" ""Syncronized Swimming,"" ""First Draft Theater,"" ""Rich Hall's Election Report,"" and ""Olympics 1984."" Thompson Twins perform their hit ""Hold Me Now.""

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Season 10, Episode 02 Bob Uecker/Peter Wolf

S10 E02

Oct 14, 1984
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Bob Uecker/Peter Wolf Oct 14, 1984 Live from New York, "it's a baby boy, Mr. Williams!" it's... Martin Short!Sketches include "Password," "Snap, Crackle & Pop," "An American Portrait," "Little League Trade," "Tom Brokaw," "Mamie Eisenhower Center For The Dull," "7 x 4," "Negro Leaguers" (film), "Lost and Found Department," "Tippi Turtle" (cartoon), "SNL Mailbag," "Baseball Juice," and "Color Commentary."Peter Wolf performed "Lights Out" and "I Need You Tonight.

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Season 10, Episode 03 Jesse Jackson/Andrae Crouch, Wintley Phipps

S10 E03

Oct 21, 1984
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Jesse Jackson/Andrae Crouch, Wintley Phipps Oct 21, 1984 Rev. Jackson has his monologue sabotaged, meets Ed Grimley, sings two pop songs and hosts the parody game The Question is Moot!

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Season 10, Episode 04 Michael McKean/Chaka Khan, The Folksmen

S10 E04

Nov 4, 1984
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Michael McKean/Chaka Khan, The Folksmen Nov 4, 1984 Sketches include ""Gerry and the Mon-dells,"" ""Fernando's Hideaway,"" ""The Folksmen Reunion,"" ""First Draft Theater,"" ""Buddy Young Jr. Is Back,"" and ""Mondale's Strategy.""

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Season 10, Episode 05 George Carlin/Frankie Goes to Hollywood

S10 E05

Nov 11, 1984
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George Carlin/Frankie Goes to Hollywood Nov 11, 1984 Sketches were: ""Gary Kroeger's Last Mondale Impression,"" ""Profiles in Sports,"" ""Willie and Frankie as Night Watchmen,"" ""Rich Hall's Election Report,"" ""The Joe Franklin Show,"" ""Ye Olde Comedy Shoppe,"" ""The Ghostbusters Show,"" ""Strategic Airborne Contraceptive,"" ""In Thickeness and In Health,"" ""International Health News,"" and ""Relunctant Cop."" Frankie Goes to Hollywood performs ""Two Tribes"" and ""Born to Run.""

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Season 10, Episode 06 Ed Asner/The Kinks

S10 E06

Nov 18, 1984
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Ed Asner/The Kinks Nov 18, 1984 Sketches include ""Lou Grant's Rescue Mission,"" ""Wing Tips,"" ""60 Minutes,"" and ""Nuclear Plant Retiree."" The Kinks perform ""Do It Again.""

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Season 10, Episode 07 Ed Begley, Jr./Billy Squier

S10 E07

Dec 2, 1984
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Ed Begley, Jr./Billy Squier Dec 2, 1984 Sketches included "Kate & Ali," "Strategic Airborne Contraceptive," "Book Beat," "Time Traveler," "Grim Reaper Trivial Pursuit," "Refridgerator Magnets" (film), "Let's Watch TV," "Chayefsky," "Meshugana," "Eyeball to Eyeball," and "Elevator Stool." Billy Squier performes "Rock Me Tonight" and "All Night Long."

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Season 11

Season 11, Episode 01 Madonna/Simple Minds

S11 E01

Nov 10, 1985
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Madonna/Simple Minds Nov 10, 1985 Sketches include: ""SNL Drug Tests,"" ""A Message From The Almighty,"" ""National Inquirer Theatre,"" ""Pinklisting,"" ""Cabrini Green,"" and ""Nancy Reagan Meets Charles and Di.""Simple Minds performed ""Alive and Kicking.""

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Season 11, Episode 02 Chevy Chase/Sheila E.

S11 E02

Nov 17, 1985
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Chevy Chase/Sheila E. Nov 17, 1985 Sketches include ""Smoky Hallway,"" ""Wacky Glue,"" ""Those Unlucky Andersons"", ""Ford and Reagan,"" ""The Pat Stevens Show,"" ""Pathological Liars Anonymous,"" ""Craig Sundburg-Idiot Savant,"" ""Trojans,"" ""The Blue, The Gray and The Yellow,"" ""Vlad the Impaler,"" ""Drums Drums Drums,"" and ""Jose Cuervo's Party School Bowl.""Sheila E. performed ""Hollyrock"" and ""A Love Bizarre.""

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Season 11, Episode 03 Pee Wee Herman/Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Zydeco Band

S11 E03

Nov 24, 1985
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Pee Wee Herman/Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Zydeco Band Nov 24, 1985 Sketches include ""Twin Towers Tightrope,"" ""Pee Wee Herman's Thanksgiving Special"", ""Marital Problems,"" ""Pee Wee's School Romance,"" ""Find the Mouse in the Coke,"" and ""Hal Fisher's Money Magnet Method.""

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Season 11, Episode 04 John Lithgow/Mr. Mister

S11 E04

Dec 8, 1985
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John Lithgow/Mr. Mister Dec 8, 1985 Sketches include--- Halley's Comet, Cliche Father, Master Thespian, Nancy Reagan sings ""That Old Black Magic"", The Ad Council, Rajneesh's Rolls-Royces, The Limits Of The Imagination.

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Season 11, Episode 05 Tom Hanks/Sade

S11 E05

Dec 15, 1985
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Tom Hanks/Sade Dec 15, 1985 Sketches include ""Entertainment Tonight,"" ""Trojans,"" ""Tommy and His Mother,"" ""Comedians,"" and ""Steve's Fantasy.""

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Season 11, Episode 06 Teri Garr/Dream Academy, The Cult

S11 E06

Dec 22, 1985
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Teri Garr/Dream Academy, The Cult Dec 22, 1985 Sketches include ""The Wrapper Rapper,"" ""Critic,"" ""The Price of Eggs,"" ""Hildy,"" ""A Roy Orbison Christmas,"" ""The Big Tree,"" and ""Time Traveling Trivial Pursuit."" The Dream Academy performed their one and only hit, ""Life In A Northern Town.""

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Season 11, Episode 07 Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements

S11 E07

Jan 19, 1986
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Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements Jan 19, 1986 Live from New York, it's... Dennis Miller!Sketches include "Herb's Press Conference," "Gulf Coast Furniture Warehouse," "Cleveland Vice," "Death Of A Gunfighter," "What You Said During Labor," "That Black Girl," "Big Ball Of Sports" (film), "The Friendly Drunk," "Jack's Discount Emporium," and "Say No To The Army."The Replacements performed "Bastards of the Young" and "Kiss Me on the Bus."

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Season 12

Season 12, Episode 01 Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter

S12 E01

Oct 12, 1986
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Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter Oct 12, 1986 Live From New York, it's...MadonnaSketches Include: A Message From Madonna, ""General Dynamics,"" ""Tommy Flanagan,"" ""Quiz Masters,"" ""The Amazing Alexander,"" ""Church Chat,"" ""Bows and Smith Advertising,"" ""Alienses,"" ""Ten Weeks In Jail,"" ""Baby It's Cold Outside"" (musical number), ""Derek Stevens Auditions,"" and ""The Brecht Opera.""Buster Poindexter performed ""Smack Dab in the Middle"" and ""Fool For You.""

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Season 12, Episode 02 Malcolm-Jamal Warner/Run DMC

S12 E02

Oct 19, 1986
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Malcolm-Jamal Warner/Run DMC Oct 19, 1986 Sketches include "Bartles & Jaymes," "Xynex," "Donahue," "The Crosby Show," "Instant Coffee," "Parent-Teen Drunk Driving Contract," Sam Kinison performs stand-up, "Chalk Factory," and "Johnny's Finished."Run DMC performs "Walk This Way" and "Hit It, Run"; Buster Poindexter performs "Hit The Road Jack."

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Season 12, Episode 03 Rosanna Arquette/Ric Ocasek

S12 E03

Nov 9, 1986
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Rosanna Arquette/Ric Ocasek Nov 9, 1986 Sketches include "Pretending To Be Lorne," "The People's Court," "Church Chat," "Helmsley Spook House," "Pork" (two part), "Eddie & The Two Sammies," "Dog Baseball," (film), "Make Joan Baez Laugh," "Miss Connie's Fable Nook," "I Saw God," "Coffee and Cigarettes" (film), and "Pango" (film).Ric Ocasek performed "Emotion In Motion" and "Keep On Laughin'."

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Season 12, Episode 04 Sam Kinison/Lou Reed

S12 E04

Nov 16, 1986
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Sam Kinison/Lou Reed Nov 16, 1986 Sketches include: Church Lady protest Sam Kinison hosting SNL, Obnoxious School Teacher, Superman--Krypton dosent explode, ""Love Connection"", Chick Hazard, ""Adobe Car Commercial: Made out of clay"", ""New York, 1943 (B/W)"", ""Ching Chang's Pet Chicken Shop"", ""Lord Sketch-Me-or-You-Die"".

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Season 12, Episode 05 Robin Williams/Paul Simon

S12 E05

Nov 23, 1986
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Robin Williams/Paul Simon Nov 23, 1986 Sketches include ""Reagen's Earpiece,"" ""Hamlet,"" ""Sweeney Sisters Retirement Home,"" ""Adieu,"" ""Robin Williams' Standup Act"", and ""Paul Simon remembers everyone but Garfunkel"". Paul Simon performs ""Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes"" and ""The Late Great Johnny Grace.""

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Season 12, Episode 06 Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, & Martin Short/Randy Newman

S12 E06

Dec 7, 1986
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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, & Martin Short/Randy Newman Dec 7, 1986 Sketches include ""Stumblebums,"" ""I'm Me! (And You're Not...)"" (musical number), ""Ronald Reagan,"" ""Under the Couch Cushion,"" ""The Eggshell Family,"" ""The Pat Stevens Show,"" ""Halsey & Roarke British Customs,"" ""Ed Meets the Devil,"" ""Church Lady,"" ""Steve Martin's Holiday Wishes,"" and ""The Amazing Alexander, The World's Greatest Hypnotist"".Randy Newman performed ""Longest Night"" and ""Roll With The Punches.""

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Season 12, Episode 07 Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders & Buster Poindexter

S12 E07

Dec 14, 1986
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Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders & Buster Poindexter Dec 14, 1986 Live from New York, it's... Jon Lovitz!Sketches include "Iranian National Assembly," "McSooshi," "Derek Stevens' Marketing Expert," "Seducing a Blind Man," "Sideshow Of The Stars," "Movie Talk," a performance by Penn & Teller, "The Back Page," "Ditzy Actress," "Bob Roberts" (film), and "Al-Anon."The Pretenders perform and "How Much Did You Pay For Your Soul?" and "Don't Get Me Wrong." Buster Poindexter performs "Rockin' Good Soul."

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Season 13

Season 13, Episode 01 Steve Martin/Sting

S13 E01

Oct 18, 1987
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Steve Martin/Sting Oct 18, 1987 Sketches include ""Ronald Reagan and George Bush,"" ""Gary Hart Ad,"" ""Common Knowledge,"" ""NFL Today,"" ""Slide Whistle Sound Effects,"" ""Bullets Aren't Cheap,"" ""Permission to Speak Freely,"" ""Adventures in the Lost Realm,"" and ""Pumping Up With Hans and Franz"".

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Season 13, Episode 02 Sean Penn/L.L. Cool J., Michael Penn & the Pull

S13 E02

Oct 25, 1987
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Sean Penn/L.L. Cool J., Michael Penn & the Pull Oct 25, 1987 Live from New York, it's... Sean Penn!Sketches include "Fatal Attraction 2," "Wall Street Week," "Church Chat," "Pitman & Bullock," "The Teeny Cafe," "Keister Family Talk," "Discover," "The Spimozo Brothers," and "Cat Dentist" (film).LL Cool J performs "Go Cut Creator Go." Michael Penn and The Pull performs "This & That."

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Season 13, Episode 03 Dabney Coleman/The Cars

S13 E03

Nov 1, 1987
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Dabney Coleman/The Cars Nov 1, 1987 Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey!Sketches include "Lifestyles of the Rich, Famous, and Scary," "Nature's Broom," "The Winning Spirit," "Don't Go Down To The Basement," "Scary Campfire Stories," "Marriage Counselor," "Count Dracula, Self-Taught Auto Mechanic," "The Pat Stevens Show," "New High School Mascot," and "Lambert & Fitch Securites."The Cars performs "Strap Me In" and "Double Trouble."

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Season 13, Episode 04 Robert Mitchum/Simply Red

S13 E04

Nov 15, 1987
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Robert Mitchum/Simply Red Nov 15, 1987 Noir star Robert Mitchum tries out his comedy chops as host.

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