Saturday Night Live

Season 9 Episode 2

Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman/Eddy Grant

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Oct 15, 1983 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • In the middle of her commentary as Dr. Ruth, Mary Gross realizes that her microphone is clipped too low on her blouse. After Brad Hall helps her adjust it, she ad-libs that it's as tiny as she is, and in response to a silent audience, that it happened in the middle of a great joke.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Rhea Pearlman was the first cast member from Cheers to host SNL.

    • NBC never repeated this episode in the regular 11:30 EST time slot, though it popped up in its entirety on Classic SNL in November 2004.

    • "What Would Frank Do?" was born from the writers' coming up with other sketch idea regarding Frank Sinatra and Joe Piscopo rebuking, "Frank wouldn't do that," sometimes using Frank's voice.

  • Allusions

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