A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here.
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
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Did You Know?
Executive Producer Dick Ebersol
left the show in 1985 to be a stay-at-home father to his children. His wife, Susan Saint James
, was starring in Kate & Allie
(1984), and Ebersol promised her that he would work from home while she worked on her show. Lorne Michaels
was persuaded to rejoin the show, and has produced it ever since. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[about the 1997 Marlins-Indians World Series
Well, you've said a lot about the mascots, Harry, but what about the players?
They won't be a factor, Norm. Trust me.
In a Nat X sketch, Chris Rock's character Nat X says a line that's edited a little when aired on TV but is unedited on the home video release. The line goes: "I've seen more action in a Cambodian Whorehouse." When aired on Comdy Central, the Cambodian part is bleeped out. When aired on NBC both Cambodian and Whorehouse are bleeped. See more
Referenced in Tiny Furniture
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more