Saturday Night Live
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.
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Below you'll find every episode from all 43 season of Saturday Night Live.
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Season 1Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Oct 12, 1975
George Carlin/Janis Ian & Billy Preston Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches 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"
S01 E02Oct 19, 1975
Paul Simon/Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches 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."
S01 E03Oct 26, 1975
Rob Reiner/Joe Cocker 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."
S01 E04Nov 9, 1975
Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips 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.
S01 E05Nov 16, 1975
Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III 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.
S01 E06Nov 23, 1975
Lily Tomlin 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).
S01 E07Dec 14, 1975
Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron, Thalamamus Rasulala On A Seven Second Delay from New York, it's...Garrett Morris Sketches 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"
Season 2Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 19, 1976
Lily Tomlin/James Taylor Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches 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.
S02 E02Sep 26, 1976
Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs 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.
S02 E03Oct 3, 1976
Eric Idle/Joe Cocker and Stuff 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".
S02 E04Oct 17, 1976
Karen Black/John Prine 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.
S02 E05Oct 24, 1976
Steve Martin/Kinky Friedman 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."
S02 E06Oct 31, 1976
Buck Henry/The Band 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.
S02 E07Nov 14, 1976
Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder Live from New York, It's...Gilda Radner Sketches 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.