The 60-minute edit removes "The Environmentally Conscious One," "Only In New York," and Weekend Update.
This is Alec Baldwin's first hosting stint.
This episode won an Emmy for writing.
The diner set used in the "Environmentally Conscious One" sketch was recycled for the "Sexual Tension Diner" sketch.
The whole broadcast seems to have an environmental theme, as a large Earth Day concert was being held in NYC the day after this first aired.
A lot of the SNL's writers appear as extras in this episode. This also marks the first on-screen appearance of David Spade, who served as a writer and performer on the show from 1989 to 1996. He plays a hoodlum in the "Environmentally Conscious One" sketch before earning his first speaking role in the Clay/Cruise episode a week later.