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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

Saturday Night Live Season 30 (2004-2005)

30x01 30 30x01 Ben Affleck/Nelly
Actor Ben Affleck hosts the 30th season opner. Musical guest is Nelly.Sketches:"First Presidential Debate 2004," "Dr. Porkenheimer's Boner Juice," "Debbie Downer," "Swift Veterans for ...
Oct. 02, 2004
30x02 30 30x02 Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah returns, but does double duty as host and musical guest, performing songs from her jazz album.Sketches:"Second Presidential Debate", "Short 'n Curly Pubic Shampoo, The ...
Oct. 09, 2004
30x03 30 30x03 Jude Law/Ashlee Simpson
Actor Jude Law hosts with musical guest Ashlee Simpson.Sketches:"Hardball", "Sky Captain Filming", "Dyson Toilets", "The Ninth Presidential Debate", "Paris Hilton Apologizes", "President ...
Oct. 23, 2004
30x04 30 30x04 Kate Winslet/Eminem
Actress Kate Winslet hosts. Rapper Eminem is the musical guest.Sketches:"NBC Special Report," "Rap Night," "Mrs. Dr. Frankenstein," "John McCain's Speech" (cartoon), "Clinton and Kerry," ...
Oct. 30, 2004
30x05 30 30x05 Liam Neeson/Modest Mouse
Liam Neeson hosts with musical guest Modest Mouse.Sketches:"Kerry at the Beach," "Star Jones' Wedding Night," "You Call This A House Do Ya?," "Dr. Porkenheimer's Boner Juice (edited ...
Nov. 13, 2004
30x06 30 30x06 Luke Wilson/U2
Actor Luke Wilson hosts. Musical guest U2 perform tracks from their latest album.Sketches:"White House Apprentice", "Debbie Downer", "American Trainwreck Awards", "TV Funhouse: George ...
Nov. 20, 2004
30x07 30 30x07 Colin Farrell/Scissor Sisters
Alexander star Colin Farrell hosts. Musical guest is the Scissor Sisters.Sketches:"Rumsfeld Speaks To The Troops," "Turlington's Lower Back Tattoo Remover" (rerun), "Big Roach Problem," ...
Dec. 11, 2004
30x08 30 30x08 Robert DeNiro/Destiny's Child
Robert DeNiro returns for a second Christmas episode of SNL. Musical guest is Destiny's Child.Sketches:"C-SPAN Terrorist Alert," "Woomba," "Pranksters," "Blue Christmas" (cartoon), ...
Dec. 18, 2004
30x09 30 30x09 Topher Grace/The Killers
Tonight's host is Topher Grace. onight's musical guest is The Killers.Sketches:"CNN Press Conference," "Trucker Talk," "Beaver Ranch Brothel," "Hardball," "Black Paramedics," "Art Dealers," ...
Jan. 15, 2005
30x10 30 30x10 Paul Giamatti/Ludacris & Sum 41
Actor Paul Giamatti hosts. Musical guest is Ludacris with special musical guests Sum 41.Sketches:"The Bush Twins," "Condelezza Rice's Hearing," "Gaystrogen," "Paul's Limo Driver," "Kaitlin's ...
Jan. 22, 2005
30x11 30 30x11 Paris Hilton/Keane
Simple Life star and hotel heiress Paris Hilton hosts tonight's episode with musical guest Keane.Sketches:"American Idol," "CheapKids.Net Ad 1," "Versace Skiing," "Starkisha and Portia ...
Feb. 05, 2005
30x12 30 30x12 Jason Bateman/Kelly Clarkson
Tonight's host is Arrested Development star Jason Bateman. Musical guest Kelly Clarkson.Sketches:Kim Jong Il," "me-Harmony.com," "Monkeys Throwing Poop at Celebrities," "Black History ...
Feb. 12, 2005
30x13 30 30x13 Hilary Swank/50 Cent
Golden Globe winner Hilary Swank hosts. Musical guest is rapper 50 Cent.Sketches:"Neverland Ranch," "Grayson-Moorhead Investments," "Sheila Choad's LA Face," "Hot Plates," "Debbie Downer ...
Feb. 19, 2005
30x14 30 30x14 David Spade/Jack Johnson
SNL alumni David Spade returns to host with musical guest Jack Johnson.Sketches:"Martha Stewart Returns," "Art Dealers in Vail," "Deaf Judge/Idiot Doctor," "David's Stunt Double," Woomba," ...
Mar. 12, 2005
30x15 30 30x15 Ashton Kutcher/Gwen Stefani
That 70s Show star and Demi Moore's boyfriend Ashton Kutcher hosts. Musical guest is Gwen Stefani.Sketches::"Hardball," "MeHarmony.com," "Oprah," "The Push-Up Contest," "Kevin Federline," ...
Mar. 19, 2005
30x16 30 30x16 Cameron Diaz/Green Day
Cameron Diaz returns again to host SNL with musical guest Green Day.Sketches:"Papal Debate '05," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Michael Jackson" (cartoon), "The Barry Gibb Talk ...
Apr. 09, 2005
30x17 30 30x17 Tom Brady/Beck
Tonight's host is New England quarterback Tom Brady with musical guest Beck.Sketches:"A Message From Tom DeLay," "Dr. Porkenheimer's Boner Juice" (edited version), "The Bad Thrower," ...
Apr. 16, 2005
30x18 30 30x18 Johnny Knoxville/ System of a Down
Actor Johnny Knoxville hosts SNL. Musical guest rock group System of a Down.Sketches:"Primetime Live: The American Idol Scandal," "Sally & Dan Harrison: The Couple That Should Be Divorced," ...
May. 07, 2005
30x19 30 30x19 Will Ferrell/Queens of the Stone Age
Will Ferrell returns to SNL to host with musical guest Queens Of The Stone Age.Sketches: "Will Backstage," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Oracle Conclave," "Para Tri-Cyclen," "Art Dealers," ...
May. 14, 2005
30x20 30 30x20 Lindsay Lohan / Coldplay
Teen queen Lindsay Lohan hosts for the second time. Musical guest Coldplay.Sketches: "Hardball," "Woomba," "America's Next Top Model," "Monster-In-Law Screening," "Divertor" (cartoon), ...
May. 21, 2005
30x21 30 TV Special: The Best of Cheri Oteri
Cheri Oteri had a tendency to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. The energetic Oteri energized SNL fans with her overzelous and outrageous characters and impressions. After ...
Sep. 04, 2004
30x22 30 TV Special: The Best of Tom Hanks
Sketches include "Steve's Fantasy," "The Stand-Ups," "The Bean Cafe," "Girl Watchers on 49th Street," "Calgary 1988," "Mr. Short-Term Memory," "Jew, Not a Jew," "Wayne's World Meets ...
Nov. 06, 2004
30x23 30 TV Special: Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2004
On the eve of election day, former President Clinton (Darrell Hammond) presents past classic presidential sketches. Sketches include "Debate '76," "Presidential Debate '88," ...
Nov. 01, 2004
30x24 30 TV Special: The Best Of Alec Baldwin
For fans of Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin holds a position in the pantheon of great hosts. This special compiles his most famous moments from the times he hosted. In this special, ...
May. 28, 2005
30x25 30 TV Special: The Best of Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon was one of SNL's most popular cast members at the turn of the millenium. His fresh and playful comic style, much of it derived from Adam Sandler, was a hit with fans and ...
Oct. 16, 2004
30x26 30 TV Special: The Best of Jon Lovitz
Jon Lovitz was one of the few cast members to survive the disastrous 11th season (shown by Lorne Michaels saving him in a "cliffhanger" sketch). After that rough start, he broke out ...
Sep. 04, 2004
30x27 30 TV Special: Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live
Cast members, writers, production members, family members, hosts, and guests all talk about the first five seasons of SNL. Everything from Chevy Chase leaving SNL after the first season ...
Feb. 20, 2005

Season 30 Characters

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Season 30 Videos

Rice Confirmation
Rice Confirmation (03:08)

Holding Cell
Holding Cell (04:27)

The Best of TT and Mario
The Best of TT and Mario (04:04)

Why Brady?
Why Brady? (01:51)

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Season 30 Trivia

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