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Oct. 11, 1975
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90 min.
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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 4 (1978-1979)

4x01 4 4x01 The Rolling Stones
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," ...
Oct. 07, 1978
4x02 4 4x02 Fred Willard/Devo
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", ...
Oct. 14, 1978
4x03 4 4x03 Frank Zappa
Sketches include "Fred Silverman," "Coneheads," "Domestic Prison," "Night on Freak Mountain," "Woman to Woman," "The Al Franken and Tom Davis Show," "Mr. Bill"
Oct. 21, 1978
4x04 4 4x04 Steve Martin/Van Morrison
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?, ...
Nov. 04, 1978
4x05 4 4x05 Buck Henry/The Grateful Dead
Sketches include--"Concession Speech,", "Rovco Chinch Canch" commercial parody, "Samurai Optometrist," "Uncle Roy #1," "The Death Of Rasputin," "Nick Sands, the Lounge Singer," More ...
Nov. 11, 1978
4x06 4 4x06 Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers
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 ...
Nov. 18, 1978
4x07 4 4x07 Walter Matthau/Garrett Morris
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", ...
Dec. 02, 1978
4x08 4 4x08 Eric Idle/Kate Bush
Sketches include "Telepsychic Ray," "Julia Child," "Madrigal," "The Woman He Loved," "What Do You?", "Candy Slice," "Consumer Probe," "Singing Dog Agent," and "Cochise at Oxford".
Dec. 09, 1978
4x09 4 4x09 Elliott Gould/Peter Tosh with Mick Jagger
Sketches include "White House Lawn Special Event," "Rovco All-Flammable Christmas Tree," "The Widettes," "Mommie Dearest," "Scotch and Spirits," "Bob and Ray," "St. Mickey's Knights ...
Dec. 16, 1978
4x10 4 4x10 Michael Palin/The Doobie Brothers
Sketches include "State of the Union Address: Preparation I," "Palin's Socks Monologue," "Mr. Brighton Returns to the Nerds," "Miles Cowperthwaite, Part One," "What If Superman Grew ...
Jan. 27, 1979
4x11 4 4x11 Cicely Tyson/Talking Heads
Sketches include "Cicely Confronts Garrett Monologue," "Nick Rails, the Train Lounge Singer," and "The Widettes."
Feb. 10, 1979
4x12 4 4x12 Rick Nelson/Judy Collins
Live from New York, it's...John Belushi! Sketches include "WGN Morning Show," "The Twilight Zone," "Helium," "┬┐Quien Es Mas Macho?," and "Rock Against Yeast '79." Judy Collins performed ...
Feb. 17, 1979
4x13 4 4x13 Kate Jackson/Delbert McClinton
Sketches include "Charlie's Angels," "Nerds," "Fred Silverman," "Child Psychiatrist," "Andy Kaufman," "Kate Jackson and Fred Silverman," "Bad Cabaret For Children," "Coneheads"
Feb. 24, 1979
4x14 4 4x14 Gary Busey/Gary Busey with Rick Danko and Paul Butterfield, Eubie Blake
Live from New York, it's...John Belushi! Sketches include: "Breaking the Ice with Belushi" "Billy Carter" "Women's Problems" "The Unsung Heroes of Rock n Roll" "The Slopjockey" "Bill ...
Mar. 10, 1979
4x15 4 4x15 Margot Kidder/The Chieftains
Live from New York, it's...John Belushi! Sketches include "WGN Radio Live at Doyle's Tavern," "The Navy," "Fred Garvin: Male Prostitute," "St. Mickey's Knights of Columbus," "Superhero ...
Mar. 17, 1979
4x16 4 4x16 Richard Benjamin/Rickie Lee Jones
Sketches include "The Pepsi Syndrome," "The Nerds In Love," and "Scottish Restaurant." Jones performs her hit "Chuck E's In Love."
Apr. 07, 1979
4x17 4 4x17 Milton Berle/Ornette Coleman
Sketches include "Texaco Star Theater Intro," "The Widettes," "On The Spot," and "Milton's Writers." Ornette Coleman played "Times Square."
Apr. 14, 1979
4x18 4 4x18 Michael Palin/James Taylor
Sketches include "Mother's Day Monologue," "Miles Cowperthwaite, Part Two: I Am Nailed to the Hull," and "Black-Market Gasoline." Weekend Update includes "Margaret Thathcer Intervi ...
May. 12, 1979
4x19 4 4x19 Maureen Stapleton/Linda Ronstadt, Phoebe Snow
Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Telepsychic Ray," "Nick Wings, the Airport VIP Lounge Singer," and "Idi Amin Holes Out."
May. 19, 1979
4x20 4 4x20 Buck Henry/Bette Midler
Sketches include "Mr. Bill at SNL," "Disco Roller Fishing Park," "Samurai Bakery," "Uncle Roy," "Watergate Was a Joke," and "Olympia Cafe." Bette Midler performs a medley of standa ...
May. 26, 1979
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