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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 8 (1982-1983)

8x01 8 8x01 Chevy Chase/Queen
Sketches are ""Chevy Live from Burbank,"" ""Tyrone Green Art Gallery,"" ""Joe Piscopo In Love,"" ""John Hinckley for President,"" ""Mystery Theatre,"" ""Popeil Galactic Prophylactic,"" ...
Sep. 25, 1982
8x02 8 8x02 Louis Gossett Jr./George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Sketches include "NBC's Underwear is Showing," "Don't Hitchhike," "Mister Robinson's Neighborhood #4," "Sex Therapy," "Mr. & Mrs. T Bloody Mary Mix," "Donahue," "Don Pardo's Year Off," ...
Oct. 02, 1982
8x03 8 8x03 Ron Howard/The Clash
Sketches include ""Opie's Back,"" ""Whiners Want a Baby,"" and ""Focus On Film."" The Clash performs ""Rock The Casbah.""
Oct. 09, 1982
8x04 8 8x04 Howard Hesseman/Men at Work
Live from New York, it's... Howard Hessmann! Sketches include "Killing Time," "The Girls of SNL," "John Delorean," "Good Morning America," "Closet Heterosexual," "Marvin & Celeste in ...
Oct. 23, 1982
8x05 8 8x05 Michael Keaton/The New Joe Jackson Band
Live from New York, it's... Eddie Murphy! Sketches include "Last-Minute Problems," "The Interesting Four Meets Espresso," "A Sense of Fear," "Thank You, Ronald Reagan," "Snookie Foreplay," ...
Oct. 30, 1982
8x06 8 8x06 Robert Blake/Kenny Loggins
Sketches include ""The Merv Griffin Show,"" ""Shuttle Mission,"" ""PBS Promo,"" ""Talent Show,"" ""Little House on the Prairie,"" ""Masterful Theatre,"" ""Eddie Murphy,"" ""No More ...
Nov. 13, 1982
8x07 8 8x07 Drew Barrymore/Squeeze
Sketches include ""Dressing Room Opening,"" ""Gertie Kills E.T.,"" ""The Whiners,"" ""Mr. Blunt,"" ""Tim Kazurinsky Babysits Drew,"" ""My Friend Zeus,"" ""Robin Duke's Biological C ...
Nov. 20, 1982
8x08 8 8x08 The Smothers Brothers/Laura Branigan
Live from New York, it's... The Smothers Brothers! Sketches include "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson," "Thank You Ron Reagan," "James on the Ledge," "Safe Sex PSA," "If you were ...
Dec. 04, 1982
8x09 8 8x09 Eddie Murphy/Lionel Richie
Sketches include ""A Message From Eddie,"" ""Merry Christmas, Dammit!,"" and ""April May June's Holiday Message.""
Dec. 11, 1982
8x10 8 8x10 Lily Tomlin
Sketches include ""Lily Confronts Eddie,"" ""Geraldine,"" ""Irish-American Radio Hour,"" and ""Coffees of the World.""
Jan. 22, 1983
8x11 8 8x11 Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas/The Bus Boys
Live from New York, it's... Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas! Sketches include "Bob Hope's Super Bowl Party," "The McKenzies in NYC" (film), "Whiners Held Hostage," "I'll Be the Judge of ...
Jan. 29, 1983
8x12 8 8x12 Sid Caesar/Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
Sketches include "How To Prove It's Live," "Funeral In A Cab," "The Whiners in the Hospital," "Who Do You Hate?," "Adjoining Rooms," "Crime and Self-Punishment," "Saturday Night News ...
Feb. 05, 1983
8x13 8 8x13 Howard Hesseman/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Sketches are ""Howard Works on his Monologue,"" ""Sleepy Boy 2000,"" ""Elvis Presley, Back and Black,"" ""The A-Team,"" and ""Dion and Margie's Dreams."" Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers ...
Feb. 19, 1983
8x14 8 8x14 Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges/Randy Newman
Sketches: "Pimple", Rick's Cafe", "Cheap Hunt", "Battered Husband", "Saundra's House of Massage", and the musical sketch "Guy Crazy". Randy Newman performs "Real Emotional Girl".
Feb. 26, 1983
8x15 8 8x15 Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone
Live from New York, it's... Gary Kroeger! Sketches include "Gary's Drunk," "Buckwheat Jeans," "The Donny & Marie St. Patrick's Day Special," "Buckwheat's Dead," "The Home For Disgusting ...
Mar. 12, 1983
8x16 8 8x16 Robert Guillaume/Duran Duran
Tim Kazurinsky was attacked by the monkey during the dress rehearsal of ""I Married A Monkey."" Tim was able to escape, but the monkey (actually a male) ripped off the dress he was ...
Mar. 19, 1983
8x17 8 8x17 Joan Rivers/Musical Youth
Live from New York, it's... Robin Duke and Joe Piscopo! Sketches include "The Whiners at SNL," "Dualing Joans," "The David Susskind Show," "Calvin Klein Industrial Strength Jeans," ...
Apr. 09, 1983
8x18 8 8x18 Susan St. James/Michael McDonald
Sketches include "The Exercises of Love," "Sit On It!," "Tootsie Cosmetics," "Texxon," "Ladies' Room," "Nah!," "Takin' Care Of Business," "Xiaoping Visits Reagan," "Killing Time," and ...
Apr. 16, 1983
8x19 8 8x19 Stevie Wonder
Sketches include ""VD,"" ""Kannon AE-1,"" ""Stevie Wonder Impersonator,"" ""Hitler: The Secret Diaries,"" ""The Story of Stevie Wonder,"" ""Stevie at Dion's Salon,"" ""Cotton Land,"" ...
Apr. 16, 1983
8x20 8 8x20 Ed Koch/Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners
Sketches include ""What's the most disgusting thing you've seen in New York?"" ""Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood,"" ""Crowded Ledge,"" ""The Enquirer,"" ""Late Night with David Letterman,"" ...
May. 14, 1983

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