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. Written by
Tad Dibbern <[email protected]>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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revealed in 2011, that he at first opposed the idea of impersonating John McCain on the show. Hammond's father, a veteran of World War II, had been severely traumatized by his war experiences, and Hammond felt that poking fun at a former prisoner-of-war would be in poor taste. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" closing line
That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more