Type
News/Talk Show
Premiered
Oct. 11, 1975
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
90 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Saturday Night Live

"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" Saturday Night Live is a sketch comedy show that has run since the fall of 1975. Many now-famous actors and actresses such as Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Martin Short, Damon Wayans, Joan Cusack

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Saturday Night Live Season 1 (1975-1976)

1x01 1 1x01 George Carlin/Janis Ian & Billy Preston
Tonight's host is George Carlin with musical guests Janis Ian & Bill PrestonSketches: "Wolverines", "George Carlin's Monologue", "New Dad Insurance", "The Courtroom", "Andy Kaufman", ...
Oct. 11, 1975
1x02 1 1x02 Paul Simon / Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow
Tonight's Host is Paul Simon with musical guests Art Garfunkel, Phoebe Snow, and Randy Newman.Sketches: "The Berkeley Collection of Grafitti Wallpaper," "Paul Simon vs. Connie Hawkins" ...
Oct. 18, 1975
1x03 1 1x03 Rob Reiner/"Joe Cocker"
Tonight's host is Rob Reiner with musical guest "Joe Cocker" (AKA John Belushi)Sketches: Wheelchair Bound, A Trip to the Doctor, Fashion Show, Surgery Free Healing, Dangerous But Inept, ...
Oct. 25, 1975
1x04 1 1x04 Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips
Tonight's host is Candice Bergen with musical guest Esther Phillips.Sketches: "Gerald Ford's Address," "Ambassador Training Institute," "Jaws II," "Garrett Morris and the CIA," "Catherine ...
Nov. 08, 1975
1x05 1 1x05 Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III
Tonight's host is Robert Klein with musical guests ABBA amd Loudon Wainwright IIISketches: "Beauty Pageant," "Pong," "Minute Mystery ," "Bee Centennial Minute," "Greg Allman's Love ...
Nov. 15, 1975
1x06 1 1x06 Lily Tomlin
Tonight's host is Lily Tomlin. She is also the musical guest.Sketches: "Gerald Ford Addresses the Nation," "Beethoven Sings My Girl," Jaws III, "Edith Ann On Ice," "Spud Beer," "How ...
Nov. 22, 1975
1x07 1 1x07 Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron, Thalamamus Rasulala
Tonight's host is stand up comedian Richard Pryor. Musical Guests are Gil-Scott Heron and actor Thalamamus Rasulala.Sketches: "The Clumsy Waiters," "Samurai Hotel," "Looks At Books," ...
Dec. 13, 1975
1x08 1 1x08 Candice Bergen/The Stylistics, Martha Reeves
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include-- Fireside Chat with Gerald Ford, "Mel's Char Palace", "What Gilda Ate", Billy is guilty of murder, Teddy the Elf, "The Fritzie ...
Dec. 20, 1975
1x09 1 1x09 Elliott Gould/Anne Murray
Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase Sketches include "The Dead String Quartet," "Interior Demolitionists," "Vito Corleone in Therapy," "The Killer Bees," "Birthright", "Gilda and ...
Jan. 10, 1976
1x10 1 1x10 Buck Henry/Bill Withers, Toni Basil
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--Suicide Prevention, "Samurai Deli", Operation Stumblebum, "Citizen Kane II", King Bee(the Blues Brothers), Auto mechanic tells ...
Jan. 17, 1976
1x11 1 1x11 Peter Cook, Dudley Moore/Neil Sedaka
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include-- Bomb Squad, Prisoner Auditions, "Don Pardo's Holiday on A Elevator", "Table Talk", "Backstage Banter", Sonny and Cher, The ...
Jan. 24, 1976
1x12 1 1x12 Dick Cavett/Marshall Efron, Jimmy Cliff
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--Voodoo on Chevy Chase, Alcohol and Firearms, Lowell Brock of H&R Brock, "Looks at Books", Dick Cavett's School of Hydroplane ...
Jan. 31, 1976
1x13 1 1x13 Peter Boyle/Al Jarreau
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include "The Valentine's Day Massacre," "Samurai Divorce Court," "Jason and Sunshine," "The Corrida." "All Pro Wrestling," "Remembering ...
Feb. 14, 1976
1x14 1 1x14 Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr.
I Love Lucy star Desi Arnaz hosts. He also performs with his son, musical guest Desi Arnaz Jr.Sketches: President Ford's Word Association," "National Express," "No Sex on His Birthday," ...
Feb. 21, 1976
1x15 1 1x15 Jill Clayburgh/Andy Kaufman
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include-- No More Falls, "Great Moments in Herstory", White Guilt Relief Fund, Inquisitive Girlfriend, Grable and Lombard, Car Yummies, ...
Feb. 28, 1976
1x16 1 1x16 Anthony Perkins/Betty Carter
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--'SNL is not ad-libbed' says Chevy Chase, A President's View on Marijuana, Dominatrix Cleaning Tips, "Norman Bates School of ...
Mar. 13, 1976
1x17 1 1x17 Ron Nessen/Toni Basil, Patti Smith
Live from New York, It's...Gerald Ford Sketches include-- "The Dead String Quartet", Super Bass-O-Matic 76, An Oval Office, David Eisenhower is Anti-Nixon, Thomas Jefferson denies slavery, ...
Apr. 17, 1976
1x18 1 1x18 Raquel Welch/Phoebe Snow, John Sebastian
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include-- "Get to the fall Chevy!", Purina Rat Chow, Joseph Franklin's 10-letter Metric Alphabet, "The Claudine Longet Ski Invitational", ...
Apr. 24, 1976
1x19 1 1x19 Madeline Kahn/Carly Simon
Live from New York, it's Chevy Chase! Sketches are "Ronald Reagan's Jam Session," Not for Ladies Only, Wilderness Comedian, "Slumber Party," Bride of Frankenstein, "Fondue Pots for ...
May. 08, 1976
1x20 1 1x20 Dyan Cannon/Leon Russell
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--Chevy has to do the fall again, "Hearing Test," "The Adulterer," "Vacationland Adventure", "Minister with Hiccups," "Dyan Cannon's ...
May. 15, 1976
1x21 1 1x21 Buck Henry/Gordon Lightfoot
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--Emmy winner Chevy tries to get Laraine todo the fall, Samurai Tailor, "Talk Back!", "Dell Stator's Toad Ranch Resturaunt", "Looks ...
May. 22, 1976
1x22 1 1x22 Elliott Gould/Leon Redbone
Sketches include "Wax Museum," "Phone Operator Academy," "European Poker Player," "Babs's Uvula," "The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise," "The Bee Honeymooners," "Shirley Temple ...
May. 29, 1976
1x23 1 1x23 Louise Lasser/Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--Belushi thinks Chevy has a big head, Louise Lasser locks herself dressing room, General "V.D" Amin, Sven and Inger, John Belushi ...
Jul. 24, 1976
1x24 1 1x24 Kris Kristofferson/Rita Coolidge
Live from New York, It's...Chevy Chase Sketches include--Kristofferson signs "Help Me Make it Through The Night", new SNL employer Sherry, Samurai General Practitioner, the Great White ...
Jul. 31, 1976
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Season 1 Characters

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Season 1 Videos

The Exorcist II
The Exorcist II (03:05)

Samurai Hotel
Samurai Hotel (03:02)

Weekend Update: Emily Litella on Violins on TV
Weekend Update: Emily Litella on Violins on TV (01:07)

George Carlin Monologue 2
George Carlin Monologue 2 (02:32)

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Season 1 Trivia

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