Shannen Doherty/Cypress Hill

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Notes (4)

  • Shannen Doherty was the third cast member from Beverly Hills 90210 to host SNL.

  • Cypress Hill was banned from performing on SNL again after their lead singer lit a joint onstage.

  • Shannen Doherty turned down her role as Sean Young in a "Psychic Friends Network" because she didn't want to offend her. The sketch was later used in the Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith episdoe.

  • This is the first appearance of featured player Norm MacDonald.

Allusions (2)

  • The "Crystal Gravy" parody commercial is a reference to Crystal Pepsi, a clear beverage that Pepsi tried out for a little while in the mid-'90s. It went out of production pretty quickly, mostly because it didn't taste all that great.

  • Explained: Salem Bitch Trials
    The Salem Bitch Trials parody the Salem Witch Trials, held in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, when young girls accused townspeople of witchcraft.