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    • Amy Adams; One Direction
      Amy Adams; One Direction
      Season 40 - Episode 10
      12/20/14
      9.5
      Amy Adams hosts. Music guest: One Direction.
    • Justin Timberlake (3)
      Season 38 - Episode 16
      3/9/13
      9.1

      Live from New York, it's... Justin Timberlake!

      Sketches include "Hugo Chavez Memorial," "It's a Date," "Veganville," "NuvaBling," "The Tales of Sober Caligula," "Maine Justice," "She's Got a D***" (film), and "Moët & Chandon."

      Justin Timberlake performed "Suit & Tie" (featuring Jay-Z) and "Mirrors."

    • Betty White/Jay-Z
      Season 35 - Episode 22
      5/8/10
      9.1
      Live from New York, it's... Betty White, Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey, Ana Gastayer, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Molly Shannon! Sketches include "The Lawrence Welk Show," "MacGruber" (three parts), "Delicious Dish," "The Manuel Ortiz Show," "Gingey," "Scared Straight," "CSI: Sarasota," "Thank You For Being a Friend" (Digital Short), and "2010 Census Taker." Jay-Z performed a melody of "Real As It Gets," "99 Problems," "Empire State of Mind" (feat. Bridget Kelly), and "Young Forever" (feat. Mr Hudson).moreless
    • Sketches from a variety of notable holiday themed SNL episodes from past seasons, including Santa's My Boyfriend (Ladies Sing Cold Open), Tool Shop, A Holiday Wish with Steve Martin, Adam Sandler's Hanukkah Song, TV Funhouse: Christmastime For The Jews, Weekend Update: Girl You Wish You Hadn't Met At A Party, John Malkovich Monologue, An SNL Digital Short: Dick in a Box, Irwin Mainway - Consumer Probe, Charlie Brown Christmas starring Al Pacino (Bill Hader), Dysfunctional Family Christmas, Weekend Update: Drunk Uncle, Christmas Treat, What Up With That?, Schweddy Balls, and Michael Buble Duets.moreless
    • Dana Carvey/Linkin Park
      Season 36 - Episode 14
      2/5/11
      8.8
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey and Mike Myers! Sketches include "Wayne's World," "i-SleepPRO," "Church Chat," "Celebrity Teen Crisis Center," "The Roommate" (film), "Live with Regis and Kelly," "Little Miss Little Girl Pageant," "Deidra Wurtz," and "Fingerlings." Linkin Park performed "Waiting for the End" and "When They Come For Me."moreless
    • 11/20/10
      8.8
      Live from New York, it's... Abby Elliott! Sketches include "The Rachel Maddow Show," "A Message from the TSA," "The Miley Cyrus Show," "Penelope's Thanksgiving," "The Royal Engagement," "TCM's The Essentials: The Wizard of Oz," "WXPD News," "Mega-Mart," "Camel Tame," and "Horse Play." Florence and the Machine performed "Dog Days Are Over" and "You've Got the Love."moreless
    • Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga
      Season 36 - Episode 22
      5/21/11
      8.8
      Live from New York, it's... Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah, and Kenan Thompson! Sketches include "Rikers Island," "Liquorville," "WXPD News," "Three-Way" (Digital Short), "What's That Name?," "Merry-Go-Love Tunnel," "Secret Word," and "The Barry Gibb Talk Show." Lady Gaga performed "The Edge of Glory," "Judas," and "Born This Way."
    • Phil Hartman/Bush
      Season 22 - Episode 7
      11/23/96
      8.6
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "The O.J. Trial," "Lux 420XL," "MTV House of Congress," "Michael Jackson" (cartoon), "Texaco," "Thanksgiving Song Auditions," "The Joe Pesci Show," "The Gossip Show," "Acting Class," "World War II," and "Froonga." Bush performed "Swallowed" and "Insect Kin."
    • 12/16/78
      8.6
      Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd!

      Sketches include "White House Lawn Special Event," "Rovco All-Flammable Christmas Tree," "The Widettes," "Mommie Dearest," "Scotch and Spirits," a guest performance by Bob and Ray, "St. Mickey's Knights of Columbus," and "Honker Works the Christmas Lot."

      Peter Tosh performed "Don't Look Back" (with Mick Jagger) and "Bush Doctor."moreless
    • Bill Hader; Hozier
      Season 40 - Episode 3
      10/11/14
      8.6

      Live from New York, it's... Bobby Moynihan!

      Sketches include "Kim Jong-Un's Maladies," "WXPD News," "The Group Hopper," "Hollywood Game Night," "HelpFund," "Jan Hooks Tribute," "Advanced Puppet Class," "Inside SoCal" (film), and "The Cat in the Hat."

      Hozier performed "Take Me to Church" and "Angel of Small Death (and the Codeine Scene)."

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    • The Best of Will Ferrell, Volume 2
      The Best of Will Ferrell, Volume 2
      Season 0 - Episode 14
      12/20/03
      8.5
      More sketches and highlights from Will Ferrell's seven-year tenure on SNL, including "Wake Up and Smile" and "Brasky Buddies."
    • Lindsay Lohan
      Season 37 - Episode 16
      8.5
      Lindsay Lohan hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest Jack White.
    • The Best of Chris Farley
      Season 0 - Episode 22
      1/10/06
      8.5
      He could be big and loud and clumsy, shy and quiet and graceful, and hilariously funny all at the same time. Chris Farley was an unstoppable force of nature at Saturday Night Live in the 90's and you'll see it all here, including the best of Motivational Speaker Matt Foley, The Chris Farley Show, the slightly overweight Chippendales dancer and many other unique and endearing characters.moreless
    • The Best of Dan Aykroyd
      Season 0 - Episode 23
      1/10/06
      8.5
      SNL original cast member Dan Aykroyd, along with the other Not Ready for Primetime Players, ignited a comedy revolution in the 1970's with a mix of rebellious behavior and groundbreaking material that instantly turned them into "The Beatles of Comedy". See what started it all with the Best of Dan Aykroyd"s amazing comedic performances as one of the Coneheads, Fred Garvin, Irwin Mainway, or selling hilarious products like the Bassomatic. And watch Dan"s unbelievable ability to act like President Carter, Tom Snyder or just a "wild and crazy guy".moreless
    • Buck Henry/The Band
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/30/76
      8.5
      Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Trick or Treating Land Shark," "Not For First Ladies Only," "Samurai Stockbroker," "Garrett Morris' Roots," "Debate '76," "Super Bat-O-Matic 77," "The OintMENt," "Mr. Mike's Least Loved Bedtime Tales," "Buck's Halloween Costume" (film), and "Houdini's Ghost." The Band performed "Life is a Carnival," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," "Stage Fright," and "Georgia on My Mind."moreless
    • Bruno Mars
      Season 38 - Episode 5
      10/20/12
      8.5

      Live from New York, it's... Aidy Bryant!

      Sketches include "The Second Presidential Debate," "Brad Pitt" (four parts), "Haters," "Pandora Headquarters," "Sad Mouse" (film), "Haunted Castle," "Yeti Point," and "Donkey-Punch the Ballot."

      Bruno Mars performed "Locked Out of Heaven" and "Young Girls."

    • Steve Martin/Kinky Friedman
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/23/76
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Yankees Lose," "Speak Out For Milk," "Jeopardy 1999!," "Fido-Flex," "Beatnik Bar," "Looks At Books," "Autumn in New York" (film), "Ted Baxter Kills Mary Richards," "Mysteries In Medicine," and two monologues by Steve Martin. Kinky Friedman performed "Dear Abby."
    • Steve Martin/The Kinks
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      2/26/77
      8.4
      Live from New York, It's... Steve Martin! Sketches include "Steve Martin's Ego Trip," "Coneheads' Tax Audit," "Nur Wer Die Sehnsucht," "Celebrity Weightlifting," "Dr. Breadloaf's Quickloss Diet Book," "Pulling the Plug," "Broadway Baby," "Buster Holmes' Restaurant" (film), "Hollywood Bingo," "From the Big Orange to the Big Apple" (film), "Roots II," and "Plenty in Common." The Kinks performed "You Really Got Me," "All Day And All of the Night," "Well-Respected Man," "Lola," and "Sleepwalker."moreless
    • Anne Hathaway/The Killers
      Season 34 - Episode 4
      10/4/08
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Queen Latifah!

      Sketches include "The Vice Presidential Debate," "The Lawrence Welk Show," "The Wall Street Bailout," "Nightclub Flirting," "Extreme Activities Competition" (Digital Short), "Mary Poppins," "Sioux City News 3," "Mark Wahlberg Talks to Animals," "Pretending To Be Gay," and "The Less Provocactive Songs of Katy Perry."

      The Killers performed "Human" and "Spaceman."moreless
    • Justin Timberlake/Ciara
      Season 34 - Episode 21
      5/9/09
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "Bank Stress Test," "Mom Celebrity Translator," "Target Greatland," "New York Harbor, 1883," "Mother Lovers" (Digital Short), "Plasticville," "Barry Gibb Talk Show," and "Pirates." Ciara performed "Love Sex Magic" (featuring Justin Timberlake) and "Never Ever."
    • Jim Carrey/The Black Keys
      Season 36 - Episode 11
      1/8/11
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen! Sketches include "A Message from the Mayor of NYC," "Bosley Hair Restoration," "Black Swan," "Finding Your Power," "Grady Wilson's Tantric n' Tasty," "The Worst of Soul Train," "Merryville Trolley Ride," "Medium Celebrity Impersonator," and "A Taste of New York." The Black Keys performed "Howlin' For You" and "Tighten Up."moreless
    • Jim Carrey/Soundgarden
      Season 21 - Episode 20
      5/18/96
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Norm MacDonald! Sketches include "Nightline," "Spartan Cheerleaders," "Roxbury Guys," "Jacuzzi Lifeguard," "I'll See You In Hell," "Spade in America," "The Joe Pesci Show," and "Jimmy Tangen's Fat Busters." Soundgarden performed "Pretty Noose" and "Burden in My Hand."
    • Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      12/13/75
      8.4
      On a seven-second delay from New York, it's... Garrett Morris!
      Sketches include "The Clumsy Waiters," "Samurai Hotel," "Looks At Books," "New Dad," "Police Line-Ups" (three parts) "Racist Word Association," "Pong" (film), "When White Family Members Turn Black," "Spud Beer," "Early Suicide Pill," "Ploobis and Scred Get Drunk" (Muppets), "Exorcist II," a performance by Shelley Pryor, "Albert is Home Sick" (film), and two stand-up performances by Richard Pryor.
      Gil-Scott Heron performed "Johannesburg" and "A Lovely Day."moreless
    • Maya Rudolph/Sleigh Bells
      Season 37 - Episode 15
      2/18/12
      8.4

      Live from New York, it's... Bill Hader!

      Sketches include "New York Sports Now," "Bronx Beat," "I Know Why the Caged Bird Laughs!" "Beyonce and Jay-Z's Baby," "What Up With That?" "Super Showcase," "The Obama Show," and "How's He Doing?"

      Sleigh Bells performed "Comeback Kid" and "End of the Line."

    • Steve Martin/The Blues Brothers
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      4/22/78
      8.4
      Live From New York, It's... Paul Shaffer! Sketches include "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert," "Hey You!," "Wild & Crazy Guys," "Theodoric of York: Medieval Barber," "Dancing In The Dark," "King Tut," "Extramarital Foreplay," "Swan Lake" (film), "Troff 'n' Brew," "Nerds Science Fair," and "Next Week In Review." Jake and Elwood Blues performed "Hey Bartender" and "I Don't Know."moreless
    • Chevy Chase/Robbie Robertson
      Season 17 - Episode 12
      1/18/92
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's… Mike Myers and Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "Wayne's World's Top Ten Reasons We're Bummed Communism Fell," "Love Toilet," "Adopt-a-Pet," "Bush at Daniel's Dinner," "Bob Swerski's Quiz Masters," "Van Morrison Concert," "Comforting Tim," and "Are You All Right?"

      Robbie Robertson sings "Go Back To Your Woods" and "The Weight."moreless
    • Sissy Spacek/Richard Baskin
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      3/12/77
      8.4
      Live From New York, It's...Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, and Sissy Spacek! Sketches include "Dave Wilson's Dead," "Burger Master," "Ask President Carter," "How Your Children Grow", "Belushi's Olympic Dream," "Baton Twirling" (film), Gidget's Disease," "Bad Playhouse," "White Trash Couple," and "Sissy's Performances" (film). Richard Baskin performed "Only I Love You" and "City of One-Night Stands."moreless
    • Tina Fey/Carrie Underwood
      Season 33 - Episode 6
      2/23/08
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Kristen Wiig! Sketches include "CNN-Univision Democratic Debate," "Annuale," "Rock of Love 2," "A Message for Old People" (Digital Short), "What's That Bitch Talking About?," "Celebrity Apprentice," "Ed Mahoney's Speech," "Virgania Harsen's Hot Air Balloons," "I Drink Your Milkshake," and "Lady Business." Carrie Underwood performed "All-American Girl" and "Flat on the Floor."moreless
    • Jimmy Fallon/Michael Bublé
      Season 37 - Episode 10
      12/17/11
      8.4

      Live from New York, it's... Jimmy Fallon!

      Sketches include "Boston Teens Grown Up," "Today," "Michael Bublé Christmas Duets," "Jimmy's Dressing Room," "Lillian Sings and Reggie Dances," "Half Jewish, Half Italian, Completely Neurotic," "Season's Greetings from SNL," "Beethoven's 9th," "War Horse," and "Jesus Meets Tim Tebow."

      Michael Bublé performed "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."

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    • Andy Samberg; St. Vincent
      Season 39 - Episode 22
      5/17/14
      8.4

      Live From New York, it's... Jay Pharoah, Maya Rudolph, Kenan Thompson, and Sasheer Zamata!

      Sketches include "A Message from Solange and Jay-Z," "Camp Wicawabe," "When Will The Bass Drop" (Digital Short), "Confident Hunchback," "The Vogelchecks," "Waking Up With Kimye," "Hugs" (Digital Short), "Legolas from 'The Hobbit' Tries to order at Taco Bell," "Blizzard Man," and "Blvgari."

      St. Vincent performed "Digital Witness" and "Birth in Reverse."moreless
    • Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      10/11/86
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Madonna! Sketches Include "A Message From Madonna," "General Dynamics," "Tommy Flanagan's Love Triangle," "Quiz Masters," "The Amazing Alexander," "Church Chat," "Bows and Smith Advertising," "Alienses," "New Sheriff," "Derek Stevens' Audition," and "The Brecht Opera." Buster Poindexter performed "Smack Dab in the Middle," "Baby It's Cold Outside" (with Sigourney Weaver), and "Fool For You."moreless
    • Jon Hamm/Coldplay
      Season 34 - Episode 6
      10/25/08
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis! Sketches include "Biden and Murtha," "Pedophile Trick-or-Treater," "Ras-Trent" (Digital Short), "Two A-Holes at an Ad Agency in the 1960s," "The Barack Obama Variety Half-Hour," "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women" (film), "Vincent Price's Halloween Special," "Jon Hamm's John Ham," and "Pat Finger." Coldplay performed "Viva la Vida," "Lost," "Yellow," and the first five seconds of "Lovers in Japan."moreless
    • Candice Bergen/Frank Zappa
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/11/76
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Gilda Radner!

      Sketches include "Patty Hearst At Home," "Jimmy Carter Can't Keep His Promises," "Santi-Wrap," "Consumer Probe," "K-Put Price-is-Right Stamp Gun," "The Right to Extreme Stupidity League," "FX-70 Cheese Slicer," "The Killer Trees," "Diana Nyad" (film), "Adopt John Belushi For Christmas," and "Let's Kill Gary Gilmore For Christmas."

      Frank Zappa performed "I'm The Slime" (featuring Don Pardo), "Lagoon" (featuring Samurai Futaba), and "Peaches & Regalia."moreless
    • Sting
      Season 16 - Episode 11
      1/19/91
      8.4
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey and Mike Myers! Sketches include "Wayne's World," "Hedley and Wyche," "Sting in an Elevator," "The Sinatra Group," "Deep Thoughts with Jack Handey," "The Richmeister," "Frankenstein Speaks," "The True Story of What Happened To Me" (film), "Coffee Talk with Paul Baldwin," and "Bleak Poetry." Sting performed "All This Time," "Mad About You," and "Purple Haze."moreless
    • Peyton Manning/Carrie Underwood
      Season 32 - Episode 16
      3/24/07
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis!

      Sketches include "Vilifying Alberto Gonzales," "United Way," "Bronx Beat," "ESPN's NCAA Tournament Pool Party," "Penelope," "Maraka" (cartoon), "Halftime Pep Talk," "300," "Sunday Night Coffee Chat," "Mercedes 500," and "Nike Pick-Ups."

      Carrie Underwood performed "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted."
    • Conan O'Brien/Don Henley
      Season 26 - Episode 16
      3/10/01
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "Bush's Good Health," "Subshack," "Boston Teens At The Liquor Store," "Moleculo: The Molecular Man," "Napster Testimony," "Your Taint," "Find The Black People At The Knicks Game" (film), "VH-1 Diva-Thon," "Democratic National Committee," and "Sports Century." Don Henley performed "Everything is Different Now" and "Heart of the Matter."moreless
    • Jesse Eisenberg/Nicki Minaj
      Season 36 - Episode 13
      1/29/11
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Kristen Wiig!

      Sketches include "Michele Bachmann's Second Attempt," "Estro-Maxx," "Mr. Wizard's World," "Don't Forget The Lyrics!", "WXPD News," "The Creep" (Digital Short), "TCM: Bride of Blackenstein," "Skins," "Spa Talk," and "El Shrinko."

      Nicki Minaj performed "Right Thru Me" and "Moment 4 Life."
    • Shannen Doherty/Cypress Hill
      Season 19 - Episode 2
      10/2/93
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Adam Sandler! Sketches include "Operaman's Lottery Ticket," "Crystal Gravy," "The Real World," "The Denise Show," "Is It Date Rape?," "The Relapse Guy," "Noah & Frans," "Salem Bitch Trials," and "A Message From Michael Eisner." Cypress Hill performs "Insane In The Brain" and "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That."moreless
    • 5/20/89
      8.3
      Live from New York, It's ... Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "George Bush," "Dancing In the Dark" (rerun 4/22/78), "Pumping Up With Hans and Franz," "Tammy Wynette Sings the Classics," "Toonces, The Cat Who Could Drive a Car," "An Ode to the Woman I Love," "The New Coneheads," "Sprockets," "Photographic Good Sides," "Get to Know Jon Lovitz," "Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein's Summer Wishes," and "Big Red."

      Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform "Runnin' Down A Dream" and "Free Fallin'."moreless
    • Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Paul Simon
      Season 31 - Episode 18
      5/13/06
      8.3
      Live from New York, its... Al Gore! Sketches include "Parallel Universe Address from President Gore", "Techpack," "Horny Homeless Guy," "The Morning Show," "MySpace", "Charades," "Unsolved Mysteries: The Sandy Patterson Story," and "Peyote" (film). Paul Simon performed "How Can You Live In the Northeast?" and "Outrageous."
    • 5/19/12
      8.3

      Live from New York, it's... Jon Hamm, Fred Armisen, and Kristen Wiig!

      Sketches include "The Lawrence Welk Show," "Secret Word," "Holiday Inn Karaoke," "Lazy Sunday 2" (Digital Short), "Politics Nation," "So You Think You Can Dance at an Outdoor Music Concert," "The Californians," and "Kristen's Graduation."

      Mick Jagger performed "The Last Time" with Arcade Fire, "19th Nervous Breakdown" with Foo Fighters, and "Presidential Blues" with Jeff Beck.

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    • Buck Henry/Sun Ra
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      5/20/78
      8.3
      Live From New York, It's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Nixon Kicks His Book Around," "Nerds Go To The Prom," "Samurai TV Repairman," "Sodom Chamber of Commerce," "Olympia Cafe," "Mr. Mike's Least Loved Music," "More Insects To Worry About," "Stunt Puppy," "Bad Conceptual Art," and "The Franken & Davis Show." Sun Ra performed "Space is the Place" and "Space-Loneliness."moreless
    • Brandon Tartikoff/John Cougar
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      10/8/83
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Eddie Murphy! Sketches include "In Brandon's Office," "Whiner Show Ideas," "NBC Junket," "Calvin Klein Cream Pies," "Everyone Hates James Watt," "Jazz Riffs," "Gumby's Rehearsal," "Larry's Corner," "Feln's Discount Warehouse," "SNL Review," "Ethel's Diner" and "Be There." John Cougar Mellancamp performs "Tumblin' Down" and "Pink Houses."
    • 4/8/00
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "George Bush and Son," "Behind the Music: Blue Oyster Cult," "Elian Gonzalez Musical," "The Continental," "Thanks, Viagra," "Jenny Jones," "The Census Taker," and "Miss Greenwood Hills Beauty Pageant." Christina Aguilera performs: "I Turn To You," "At Last," and "What A Girl Wants."moreless
    • John Goodman/Ja Rule
      Season 27 - Episode 4
      11/3/01
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include: "MSNBC: Ashcroft's Press Conference," "Hudson Valley Community Circuit," "E.P.T Pregnancy Kit", "Liberty Medical Supplies," "She's The Girl with No Gaydar," "CBS News Anthrax Update," "HBO America Undercover," "Bad Conceptual Theater," and "Amateur Sleuths." Ja Rule performs "Always On Time" (with Ashanti) and "Livin' It Up."moreless
    • Alec Baldwin/Paul McCartney
      Season 18 - Episode 14
      2/13/93
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Toonces the Cat!

      Sketches include "Dateline NBC," "Cluckin' Chicken", "The Mimic," "The Chris Farley Show," "Soap Opera Digest," "Gap Girls," "Naked Woman Theater," "Daily Affirmation With Stuart Smalley," "The Bodyguard," and "French "

       Paul McCartney performs "Get Out of My Way," "Biker Like an Icon," and "Hey Jude."moreless
    • Jack Black/Neil Young
      Season 31 - Episode 9
      12/17/05
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "A Holiday Message from the Vice President," "Stuart Little Mouse Removal Kit," "Sbarro," "Appalachian Emergency Room," "Christmastime for the Jews" (cartoon), "Channel 5 Photo Shoot," "Lazy Sunday" (film), "A Very Downer Christmas," "Space War 2148," "Two A-Holes Buying a Christmas Tree," and "Spelling Bee." Neil Young performed "It's a Dream" and "He Was The King."moreless
    • 9/28/96
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "ABC Election Coverage," "Big Brawn," "Roxbury Guys' Arrest," "Spartan Cheerleaders," "The Tonight Show," "The Ambigously Gay Duo" (cartoon), "Goat Boy," "Creativity Test," "Classic Sing-Along with the Drunken Asses," and "Brief Histories." Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform "Walls" and "Angel Dream."
    • Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding
      Season 36 - Episode 20
      5/7/11
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... the voice of Jim Downey! Sketches include "bin Laden's Video Will," "GOP 2012 Undeclared Candidates Debate," "The Little Mermaid," "Captain Jack Sparrow" (Digital Short), "Woman Whole," "Bedelia's Slumber Party," "Pregnant in Heels," "Googie Rene's Slightly Damaged Prom Wear Barn," and "Hallmark 'Mother' Collection." Ellie Goulding performed "Lights" and a cover of Elton John's "Your Song."moreless
    • Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake
      Season 39 - Episode 10
      12/21/13
      8.3

      Live from New York, it's... Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake!

      Sketches include "Wrappingville," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Twin Bed" (film), "Barry Gibb Talk Show," "Wake Up With Kimye," "Now That's What I Call Xmas," "A Christmas Carol," and "Baby, It's Cold Outside."

      Justin Timberlake performed "Only When I Walk Away" and "A Pair of Wings."

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    • Alec Baldwin/Coldplay
      Season 26 - Episode 18
      4/7/01
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell!

      Sketches include "Bush's Deal with China," "Reliable Investments," "Delicious Dish," "Tough Guy," "Inside the Actor's Studio," "Red Ships of Spain," "The Bush Tax Cut," and "The Lasting Impressions."

      Coldplay performed "Yellow" and Don't Panic."
    • Alec Baldwin/Christina Aguilera
      Season 32 - Episode 5
      11/11/06
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Kristen Wiig!

      Sketches include "Rep. Nancy Pelosi," "EZdate.com," "Federline Divorce Proceedings," "Saddam's Lawyers," "Valtrex," "Awkward Carpool," "Kobayashi!" (cartoon), "The Platinum Lounge," "The Tony Bennett Show," "Rick Corman in Brazil," and "A Moment with the Out-of-Breath Jogger from 1992."

      Christina Aguilera performed "Ain't No Other Man," "Hurt," and "Steppin' Out With My Baby" (with Tony Bennett).moreless
    • Steve Buscemi/The Black Keys
      Season 37 - Episode 8
      12/3/11
      8.3

      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen!

      Sketches include "America's Most Powerful," "Frozen Mexican Dinner," "The Miley Cyrus Show," "Commissioner Gordon" (Digital Short), "Dateline: True-Life Crimes," "Central University," "Sue at Playskool," "Sex Ed Vincent's Couples Workshop," and "Christmas Ornaments."

      The Black Keys performed "Lonely Boy" and "Gold in the Ceiling."

    • Eric Idle/Joe Cocker and Stuff
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/2/76
      8.3
      Live from New York (via telephone), it's... the voice of Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Hospitalized Chevy Confronts An Impostor," "Eric's Song" (four parts), "Designer Babies," "KLOG Deejay," "The Killer Bees," "Baba Wawa's Farewell," "Epifix," "Beatles Offer Backfired," "The Rutles" (film), "Nazi Spies," "Dragnet," "Drag Racing Today" (film), "Jacques Cousteau," "Cufflinks of the Gods," and "Ken Norton is Better Than Muhummad Ali."

      Joe Cocker performed "You Are So Beautiful" and "Feelin' Alright" (with John Belushi); Stuff performed "Foots."moreless
    • Richard Benjamin/Rickie Lee Jones
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      4/7/79
      8.3
      Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "John's Substitute," "The Pepsi Syndrome," "Nerds in Love," "A Bird For All Seasons" (film), "Scottish Restaurant," and "Little Chocolate Donuts." Rickie Lee Jones performed "Chuck E's In Love" and "Coolsville."
    • Jason Segel/Florence + The Machine
      Season 37 - Episode 7
      11/19/11
      8.3

      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis!

      Sketches include "Romney: Raw & Unleashed," "Red Flag," "Replacing Regis," "Kemper-Pedic," "Vogelchek Thanksgiving," "Mitch's Retirement Party," "A New Jack Thanksgiving," "Seducing Women Through Chess" (Digital Short), "Andre the Giant Chooses An Ice Cream Flavor," and "Blue Jean Committee."

      Florence + The Machine performed "Shake It Out" and "No Light No Light."

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    • Jason Bateman/Kelly Clarkson
      Season 30 - Episode 12
      2/12/05
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Horatio Sanz! Sketches include "Kim Jong Il," "me-Harmony.com," "Monkeys Throwing Poop at Celebrities," "Black History Month" (three parts), "The Best of TT and Mario," "Subway Beggers," "Gays in Space," "Bill Kurtis," "Rap Night with Chubb Hotty," and "Public Speech Class." Kelly Clarkson performed "Since You've Been Gone" and "Breakaway."moreless
    • 1/24/76
      8.2
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Bomb Squad," "The Lifer Follies," "Don Pardo's Holiday In An Elevator," "Middle American Van Lines," "Table Talk," "The Paramount Novelty Store" (film), "British Sonny & Cher," "No Bees In This Show" (Muppets), "Backstage Banter," "No Commercial Products," "Is The Patient Dead?," and "Interviewing a Shepherd." Neil Sedaka sang "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do," and "Lonely Night."moreless
    • Live From New York, It's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "State of the Union '78," "Swill," "Searching For Bigfoot," "Wild & Crazy Guys," "Body Floss," "The Coneheads On 'Family Feud'," "Steve's Personal Friends" (film), and "What If?" The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band performed "On the Loose With the Blues" and "White Russia" with Steve Martin; Randy Newman performed "Short People" and "Rider In The Rain."moreless
    • 5/15/93
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd!

      Sketches include "Bob Dole's Visit," "Mmmph?," "Italian Flatulence," "How To Find Financial Freedom," "Hub's Gyros," "Shmee," "Dr. Frankenstein's Theory," and "Criminal Encounter" (film).

      Willie Nelson and Paul Simon performed "Graceland" and "Still Is Still Moving To Me."
    • Paul Simon/George Harrison
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/20/76
      8.2
      Live from New York, It's... George Harrison! Sketches include "Paul's Monologue Worries," "Quarry," "Baba Wawa At Large," "The Twilite Zone," "Crackerbox Palace" (film), "The Story of Billy Paul," "Tomorrow with Tom Snyder," and "This Song" (film). Paul Simon performed "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," "Here Comes The Sun" and "Homeward Bound" (with George Harrison), "Something So Right" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water."moreless
    • Frank Zappa
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/21/78
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... John Belushi! Sketches include "Fred Silverman's Surveys," "The Coneheads at Home," "Domestic Prison," "Night on Freak Mountain," "Woman to Woman," "The Al Franken and Tom Davis Show," and "Mr. Bill's New House" (film). Frank Zappa performed "Dancing Fool," "Meek," and "Rollo" (featuring Samurai Futaba).
    • Paul Rudd/Paul McCartney
      Season 36 - Episode 9
      12/11/10
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen! Sketches include "Obama's Stockholm Syndrome," "Feline Culinary Creations," "A Vogelcheck Christmas," "What's That Name?," "Stumbin'" (Digital Short), "Julian Assange in Prison," "Sexually Speaking," "High School Holiday Jam," "Meryl Streep on Ice," and "Broadway Cares." Paul McCartney performed "Jet," "Band on the Run," "A Day in the Life," "Give Peace a Chance," and "Get Back."moreless
    • 4/16/77
      8.2
      Live From New York, It's... John Belushi! Sketches include "Brezhnev Wants to Appear on Carson," "The Castration Walk," "The Coneheads At Home," "You've Come A Long Way, Buddy," "Nick at Breezy Point Lodge," "United Face Bank," "Sports Fights" (film), "ATM Security Test," "Natural Causes Restaurant," "Puppet Affair" (film), and "Pilson's Feedbag Dinners." Kate & Anna McGarrigle perform "Kiss & Say Goodbye" and "Heart Like a Wheel"; Roslyn Kind performed "I'm Not Anyone."moreless
    • The Best of Game Show Parodies
      The Best of Game Show Parodies
      Season 0 - Episode 9
      2/28/00
      8.2
      In this special, SNL presents the best of the game show parodies that have aired in the last 25 years of the show.

      Sketches include "The Coneheads On 'Family Feud'," "¿Quien Es Mas Macho?," "Jackie Rogers Jr's $100,000 Jackpot Wad," "Game Beaters," "Dysfunctional Family Feud," "Stand Up and Win," "The Bensonhurst Dating Game," "Death Row Bloopers and Practical Jokes," "Old French Whore!," "Celebrity Jeopardy," and "Who Wants to Eat?"moreless
    • Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift
      Season 34 - Episode 12
      1/10/09
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Abby Elliott! Sketches include "The Rachel Maddow Show," "Today," "Curtains for Broadway?," "Penelope in Group Therapy," "The Doogie Howser Orchestra" (Digital Short), "Two First Names," "Air Traffic Control," "Frost/Other People," and "Whopper Virgins." Taylor Swift performed "Love Story" and "Forever & Always."
    • Will Ferrell/Green Day
      Season 34 - Episode 22
      5/16/09
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's...Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Cheney in Makeup," "Wade Blasingame," "The Lawrence Welk Show,", "Celebrity Jeopardy!," "Inside The NBA," "Joseph Baerwell's Wake," and "Goodnight Saigon." Green Day performed "Know Your Enemy" and "21 Guns."
    • Sofia Vergara/One Direction
      Season 37 - Episode 18
      4/7/12
      8.2

      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis!

      Sketches include "Romney Feigns Interest," "Just Friends Shorts," "Bein' Quirky with Zooey Deschanel," "Almost Pizza," "Santa Barbara Action News," "Gilly in Sex Ed," "The Manuel Ortiz Show," "Lil' Poundcake," "Watch What Happens Live," "Pantene Ad Shoot," and "74th Annual Hunger Games Coverage."

      One Direction performed "Beautiful" and "Get Up."

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    • 12/20/86
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... William Shatner! Sketches include "The Mute Marine," "Star Trek Seafood," "Star Trek Convention," "TJ Hooker," "Sweeney Sisters Christmas," "It's A Wonderful Life: The Lost Ending" "Frankie Toussaint" (film), and "Look at That!" Lone Justice performed "Shelter" and "I Found Love." Buster Poindexter performed "Zat You, Santa?"moreless
    • Ed Asner/The Kinks
      Season 10 - Episode 6
      11/17/84
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Ed Asner! Sketches include "Lou Grant's Rescue Mission," "Wing Tips" (film), "Ed Grimley's Thanksgiving," "60 Minutes" (film), "Julio Iglesias," "The Bowling Alley," "Tippi Turtle" (cartoon), "Nuclear Plant Retiree," "National Adopt a Non-Smoker Day," and "Aging Peter Pan." The Kinks perform "Do It Again" and "Word of Mouth."moreless
    • Rob Lowe/The Pogues
      Season 15 - Episode 16
      3/17/90
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "George Bush/Rob Lowe," "Irish Drinking Songs," "Church Chat," "Governor Hammond," "Sprockets," "German Clearasil," "Governor Harbaugh," "Arsenio Beckman Show," "Lambada Prison," "Helmet Head," "Randy X," and "Alexander's Fur World." The Pogues performed "White City" and "Body of an American."
    • Justin Timberlake (2)
      Season 32 - Episode 9
      12/16/06
      8.2
      Live from New York (in song), it's... Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Kristin Wiig!

      Sketches include "Santa's My Boyfriend," "Homelessville," "Target Greatland," "D*** in a Box" (film), "The Barry Gibb Talk Show," "Dry Eyes," "Hip Hop Kids," "Elf Auditions," and "A Holiday Message from Nancy Grace."

      Justin Timberlake performed "My Love" and "What Goes Around Comes Around."moreless
    • Natalie Portman/Fall Out Boy
      Season 31 - Episode 13
      3/4/06
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Bush Responds to Criticism," "Nelson's Baby Toupees," "Jamba Juice," "Larry King Live," "The Couple That Should Be Divorced," "Belated Black History Moment" (cartoon), "Art Dealers and the College Boyfriend," "Sheldon's Bar Mitzvah," "The Real Natalie" (film), and "RAD 3000." Fall Out Boy performed "Dance Dance" and "Sugar, We're Going Down."moreless
    • John Travolta/Seal
      Season 20 - Episode 3
      10/15/94
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... John Travolta! Sketches include "Stayin' Alive Backstage," "Bathroom Monkey," "Coffee Talk With Linda Richman," "Dracula's Not Gay," "Quentin Tarantino's Welcome Back Kotter," "Women's Self-Defense," "Larry King Live," "Small Office," and "Deaf Drug Dealer." Seal performs "Prayer For The Dying" and "Crazy."
    • Christopher Reeve/Santana
      Season 10 - Episode 17
      4/6/85
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Jim Belushi!

      Sketches include "A.D. 13," "Superman Auditions," "Jackie Rogers Jr's $100,000 Jackpot Wad," a stand-up performance by Steven Wright, "Escaping the Germans," "Aging Superman," and "Talk Back."

      Santana performed "Say It Again" and "Right Now."
    • Mike Myers/Aerosmith
      Season 22 - Episode 16
      3/22/97
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Myers! Sketches include "Coffee Talk with Linda Richman," "Mary Katherine Gallagher," "Prime Minister's Questions," "Scottish Soccer Hooligan Weekly," and "Barbara Walters Oscar Special." Aerosmith performs "Falling In Love" and "Nine Lives."
    • Howard Hesseman/Men at Work
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      10/23/82
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Howard Hessmann! Sketches include "Killing Time," "The Girls of SNL," "John Delorean," "Good Morning America," "Closet Heterosexual," "Marvin & Celeste in the Caribbean," "Naked Corpse Funeral," "Uncle Teddy's Little Theatre," and "The Amazing Ronco Answer Book." Men at Work performed "Who Can It Be Now" and "Down Under."moreless
    • Shia LaBeouf/Avril Lavigne
      Season 32 - Episode 17
      4/14/07
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Kenan Thompson!

      Sketches include "Reverends Jackson and Sharpton," "Hathaway Moustache Rides," "The Prince Show," "Beer Purchase," "The Dakota Fanning Show," "Hide and Seek" (film), "Sofa King," "SliceCo Salesmen," "An Intimate Moment with Jessica Simpson and John Mayer," and "Shia Rhymes with Maya."

      Avril Lavigne performed "Girlfriend" and "I Can Do Better."moreless
    • Hugh Laurie/Kanye West
      Season 34 - Episode 11
      12/13/08
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis! Sketches include "Blagojevich Testimony," "Bronx Beat," "Sarcastic Christmas Dinner," "Culhane Wedding Toasts," "Magical Lamps," "Cat Christmas Letter," and "Cookie Crimes" (Digital Short). Kayne West performed "Love Lockdown" and "Heartless."
    • Tina Fey/Justin Bieber
      Season 35 - Episode 19
      4/10/10
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen!

      Sketches include "The 2010 Census," "Brownie Husband," "The 2010 Masters," "The Sarah Palin Network," "Lonely Teacher's Thoughts," "Al Roker's Ruff, Rugged, and Roker," "Rancho San Joaquin Spring Dance," and "Loleen the Nine-Inch Hooker."

      Justin Bieber performed "Baby" and "U Smile."
    • Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      11/8/75
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's…Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Gerald Ford's Address," "Ambassador Training Institute," "Jaws II," "Garrett Morris and the CIA," "Triopenin," "Catherine Deneuve," "Third World Interview," "Girl-to-Girl Talk," "NBC Super Season" (film), "Midnight Probe," a guest performance by Andy Kaufman, "Crank Call to Airline Stewardess," "The Glig Population" (Muppets), "Black Perspective," and "Pong." Esther Phillips performed "What a Difference a Day Makes" and "I Can Stand a Little Rain."moreless
    • SNL Remembers Phil Hartman
      SNL Remembers Phil Hartman
      Season 23 - Episode 22
      6/13/98
      8.2
      Before his untimely death in 1998, comedian and actor Phil Hartman was best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. Over the course of eight seasons, Hartman took on a varying array of characters and impressions. This tribute to the recently slain Phil Hartman were highlights of his tenure.

      Sketches and clips include "Donahue," "The Crosby Show," "Star Trek Convention," "Discover," "On Broadway," "Church Chat," "Cumpulsion," "Anne Boleyn," "Succinctly Speaking," "All-Drug Olympics," "Nicknames," "Win, Lose, or Tie," "Love is a Dream (film)," "Nancy Reagan Visits," "Robot Repair," "Cooking with the Anal Retentive Chef," "A Betty Ford Straight Arrow Christmas," "Celebrity Lawyer Court," "Greenhilly," "The Sinatra Group," "Clarence Thomas Hearings," "Campaign '92," "Sprockets," "Dick Clark's Snotty Receptionist," "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer," "Johnny Carson's Last Episode," "Perot and Stockdale Car Trip," "Clinton at McDonald's," "Sassy's Sassiest Boys," and "Acting Class."moreless
    • Hugh Laurie/Beck
      Season 32 - Episode 4
      10/28/06
      8.2
      Live from New York, "Home of the Jew," it's... Borat! Sketches include "Kazakhstan Ministry of Information," "Most Haunted," "Republican Attack Ads" (cartoon), "2006 World Series," "The Queen's Visit," "Hardball," "Hugh's Protest Song," "Broken Leg," "The Curse of Frankenstein," and "Job Interview." Beck performed "Nausea" and "Clap Hands."
    • 11/22/75
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Ford Addresses the Nation," "Beethoven Composes 'Tie a Yellow Ribbon'," "Jaws III," "Triopenin," "Edith Ann On Ice," "Spud Beer," "Beethoven Composes 'My Girl'," "The Clumsy Bellhop and the Interracial Couple," "Show Us Your Guns" (film), "Suzy Forgives Patty Hearst," "Beethoven Composes 'What I Say'," "Skred In Love" (Muppets), "The Impossible Truth" (film), "Reverse Sexual Harassment," "Speed," and "1950s Teenyboppers."

      Lily Tomlin and Howard Shore's All-Nurse Band perform "St. James' Infirmary."moreless
    • Jack Burns/Santana
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      3/26/77
      8.2
      Live From New York, It's... John Belushi! Sketches include "Belushi Refuses to Say 'Live From New York'," "The Coneheads," "Marine Wedding," "The Untouchables," "The Story of The Squatters," "Ask Big Daddy," "Washed-Up Comedy Writer," "Suicidal Businessman," and "Old-Fashioned Pharmacist." Santana performed "Black Magic Woman" and "Europa."
    • SNL in the 90s: Pop Culture Nation
      SNL in the 90s: Pop Culture Nation
      Season 32 - Episode 21
      5/6/07
      8.2
      A documentary look at the long-running variety program during two seperate eras: the overpopulated early-90s cast that featured Chris Farley and Adam Sandler, and the zany late-90s cast that featured Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon.
    • Reese Witherspoon/Alicia Keys
      Season 27 - Episode 1
      9/29/01
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Mayor Rudolph Giuliani! Sketches include: "9/11 Tribute," "Wake Up, Wakefield!," "Preparation-H," "The Little Mermaid," "The Culps," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Farting Baby," and "Donatella Versace's Kids' Songs." Alicia Keys performed "Fallin'" and "A Woman's Worth." Paul Simon performed "The Boxer."
    • The Best of Amy Poehler
      The Best of Amy Poehler
      Season 0 - Episode 28
      4/18/09
      8.2
      This special showcases the most memorable sketches of Amy Poehler, who was a cast member from 2001 to 2008. Sketches include: A Non-Partisan Message From Sarah Palin & Hillary Clinton, Bronx Beat, Valtrex, Kaitlin and Rick Buy an Instrument, "Body Fuzion" (Digital Short), The Not So Great Adventures of the Down and Out Dollar, The Dakota Fanning Show, Weekend Update, Amy Loves Justin, Turlington's Lower Back Tattoo Remover, The Bush Daughters, I'm No Angel, Scarlett Johanssen's monologue, Celebrity Jeopardy Michael Jackson in a Roller Coaster, American Idol, The Democratic Candidates Debate, Rock of Love 2, plus clips from Walken Family Reunion, Avril Lavigne visits Weekend Update, Regis and Kelly, Barbie's Dream House, Senator Barbara Boxer, Hugo Chavez Political Roundup, Appalachian Emergency Room, Fierce: The Hot Mess Make-Over Show, Nancy Grace, Wizard of Oz, Anderson Cooper 360 and The Sarah Palin Rap.moreless
    • Joe Mantegna/Vanilla Ice
      Season 16 - Episode 10
      1/12/91
      8.2
      Live from New York, it's... Joe Mantegna! Sketches include "Godfather Bush," "New York Radio," "Nightline," "Officer Miller," "I'm Chillin'," "Complaint Letter," "Superfans," "Insane Inventors," and "Eddie O'Hanlon Funeral." Vanilla Ice performs "Ice Ice Baby" and "Play That Funky Music."
    • Brian Williams/Feist
      Season 33 - Episode 4
      11/3/07
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Senator Barack Obama! Sketches include "Clintons' Halloween Party, "Maybelline for Men," "Bronx Beat," "Reilly's Way," "Publishers' Clearinghouse," "A Day in the Life of Brian Williams" (digital short), "Larry King Live," "iPhone," "Drexel University Debate," and "Dunham & Kirk." Feist performed "1-2-3-4" and "I Feel It All."moreless
    • Kevin Spacey/Nelly Furtado
      Season 31 - Episode 19
      5/20/06
      8.1
      Live from New York, its... Rachel Dratch! Sketches include "Anderson Cooper 360," "A-holes at a Crime Scene," "Oprah's Legends Ball," "Carol!," "Fun with Real Audio" (cartoon), "Kevin and Andy Backstage," "The Falconer," "Andy Walking" (film), "Lord Phillip Sarc," and "I Do Not Agree With Many of This Administration's Policies." Nelly Furtado performs "Promiscuous" (featuring Timbaland) and "Maneater."moreless
    • Zooey Deschanel/Karmin
      Season 37 - Episode 14
      2/11/12
      8.1

      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis and a barking dog!

      Sketches include "Mitt Romney's Den," "Clint Eastwood for Chrysler" (three parts), "Piers Morgan Tonight," "Les Jeunes de Paris," "The Daily Post," "Bein' Quirky with Zooey," "Verizon LTE," "Crab Blast 2012," "We're Going to Make Technology Hump," and "English Penpals, 1860."

      Karmin performed "Brokenhearted" and "I Told You So."

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    • The Best of Christopher Walken
      Season 0 - Episode 16
      9/7/04
      8.1
      A small handful of actors and musicians have managed to become an important part of the history of Saturday Night Live without ever having been cast members. With his numerous stints as a host, Christopher Walken has become one of those personalities. In this special, sketches include "The Continental," "Ed Glosser Trivial Psychic," "Rita Snowed In," "Behind the Music: Blue Oyster Cult," "Leon Loves Mango," "Patio Lovers," "Centaur Job Interview," "Hardball," "Pranksters," "Raft Captain," and "Colonel Angus." The bonus features in the DVD version of this special includes two rejected dress rehearsal sketches and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Continental" sketch.moreless
    • Live From New York, It's... John Belushi! Sketches include "America's Oldest Living Doper," "Meat Wagon Toy Ambulance," "Dating the Self-Conscious & Extremely Obnoxious," "Gift of the Magi," "Sartresky and Hutch," "The Al Franken & Tom Davis Show," "E. Buzz Miller's Art Classics," "College Students Home For Christmas," "Drunken Santa," and "How to Make a Soiled Kimono." Elvis Costello & The Attractions performed "Watching the Detectives," the first ten seconds of "Less Than Zero," and "Radio, Radio."moreless
    • Ray Charles and the Raylettes
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      11/12/77
      8.1
      Live From New York, It's... John Belushi!

      Sketches include "Don Corleone," "A Message From the President of the United States," "Mamorex," "Howdy Doody's Widow," "Tomorrow," "The Young Caucasians," a performance by Franklyn Ajaye, "Evelyn Woodski Slow Reading Course," "Blackout Burglary," and "Mr. Mike's Painting."

      Ray Charles performed "I Can See Clearly Now," "What I'd Say," "I Believe in My Soul," "Hit the Road Jack," "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," and "I Can't Stop Loving You."moreless
    • John Goodman/Garth Brooks
      Season 17 - Episode 17
      3/14/92
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... the voice of Jim Downey!

      Sketches include "Star Trek Democrats," "Unforgivable," "My 75 Kids," "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer," "Theatre Stories," "Teen Dermatologist," "Country Singer Names," "Roman Sauna," and "Deep Thoughts."

      Garth Brooks performed "Rodeo" and "The River."
    • Robin Williams/Paul Simon
      Season 12 - Episode 5
      11/22/86
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Robin Williams! Sketches include "Reagan's Earpiece," "Paul Simon's Memory," "Improv Hamlet," "Sweeney Sisters Retirement Home," "Adieu," and "New York Word Exchange." Paul Simon performs "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes," "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble," and "The Late Great Johnny Ace."
    • 11/15/75
      8.1
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Reluctant Pageant Winner," "Pong," "Minute Mystery," "Bee-Centennial Minute," "Gregg Allman, How's Your Love Life?," "Jamitol," "The Eternal Crawl/Roaches Through History" (film), "Ploobis' Migraine" (Muppets), another stand-up performance by Robert Klein, "K-Put Price-Is-Rite Stamp Gun," "Sam Peckinpah," "Gil the Firewoman," "Ambassador Training Institute," and "Looks at Books."

      ABBA performed "Waterloo" and "S.O.S."; Loudon Wainwright III performed "Bicentennial Uncertainty" and Unrequited to the Nth Degree"; Robert Klein and the SNL Band performed "I Can't Stop My Leg."moreless
    • Michael Palin/Eugene Record
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      4/8/78
      8.1
      Live From New York, It's... Dan Aykroyd!

      Sketches include "The Academy Awards," "Little Chocolate Donuts," "Tax Deductions/H&L Brock," "Henrik Ibsen Escape," "Nerds' Piano Lesson," "Shooting on Location" (film), "The Case of the Scarlet Membrane," "Before the Party," "Mr. Bill Pays His Taxes" (film), and "Danger Probe."

      Eugene Record performs "Have You Seen Her?" and "Trying To Get To You."moreless
    • Zach Galifianakis/Jessie J.
      Season 36 - Episode 17
      3/12/11
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis!

      Sketches include "CBS Selection Sunday," "The Talk," "The Original Kings of Catchphrase Comedy," "Scared Straight," "Zach Looks For A New Assistant" (Digital Short), "Noodles the Dog," "Celebrity Scoop," "Corn Syrup Producers of America," and "Titanic Survivors."

      Jessie J. performed "Price Tag" (featuring B.O.B.) and "Mamma Knows Best."moreless
    • 1/17/76
      8.1
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Suicide Prevention Hotline," "Samurai Deli," "Presidential Foreplay," "Operation Stumblebum," "Citizen Kane II," "Auto Mechanic Bedtime Story," "Evelyn Woodski," "Germasol," "Dope User," "Japanese Sex Device," "The Funniest Person In Town" (film), "Wrigley's," and "Constipated Neighbor." The Blues Brothers performed "King Bee," Bill Withers performed "Ain't No Sunshine" and Toni Basil performed "Wham Re-Bop Boom Bam."moreless
    • Elliott Gould/Anne Murray
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      1/10/76
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "The Dead String Quartet," "Gilda and Ellit," "Try-Hard 1-11," "Interior Demolitionists," "Vito Corleone in Therapy," "Play Misty for Me" (film), "The Killer Bees," "Birthright," "New Shimmer," "Scred and Petuna's Affair" (Muppets), "Audience Testing" (film), "Jamitol," and "Powwow With the Press" (stand-up). Anne Murray performed "Long Distance Call" and "Boogie With You."moreless
    • Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Wax Museum," "Phone Operator Academy," "European Poker Player," "Babs's Uvula," "The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise," "The Bee Honeymooners," "Shirley Temple Black," "Vibramatic," "Uncle Charlie's School," and "Show Us Your Guns." Elliott Gould sang "Anything Goes," Leon Redbone performed "Shine On Harvest Moon" and "Walking Stick," and Collins & Everson performed "Heaven Only Knows."moreless
    • Jim Carrey; Iggy Azalea
      Season 40 - Episode 4
      10/25/14
      8.1

      Live from New York, it's... Taran Killam and Kenan Thompson!

      Sketches include "The New Ebola Czar," "Matthew McConaughey for Lincoln" (three parts), "Carrey Family Reunion," "Halloween Cemetery Band," "Secret Billionaire," "Ghosts: Fact or Fiction?" "My Zombie Son," "Office Costume Dance-Off," and "Geoff's Halloween Emporium."

      Iggy Azalea performed "Fancy," "Black Widow" (featuring Rita Oca), and "Beg For It" (featuring MO).

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    • Rodney Dangerfield/J. Geils Band
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      3/8/80
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Rodney Dangerfield! Sketches include "Rodney's Dressing Room," "The Niggerrand," "Dr. Shockley's House of Sperm," "Manhasset," "The Road To Moscow," "Jane, Gilda, and the 100th Episode," "Substitute Judge," and "America On The Job." The J. Geils Band perform "Love Stinks" and "Sanctuary."
    • Christopher Walken/Bonnie Raitt
      Season 15 - Episode 12
      1/20/90
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson," "Colon Blow," "Eternity," "Girlfriend Dumping Service," "The Continental," "Attitudes," "Lease With an Option to Kill," and "Hardbound."

      Bonnie Raitt performs "Have A Heart" and "Thing Called Love."
    • Steve Martin/Prince
      Season 31 - Episode 12
      2/4/06
      8.1
      Filmed in New York, it's... Steve Martin! Sketches include "The Sabotage of Baldwin" (film), "Teddy Bear Holding a Heart," "Oprah," "Don't Buy Stuff You Cannot Afford," "Hamas Party," "Close Talkers" (film), "Quick Zoom Theater," "Super Bowl XL Rehearsals," "Backstage: Steve, Alec and Lorne," "The Prince Show," "State of the Galaxy 2145," "The Tangent" (film), "Surfer Club," and "Naturally Crafting." Prince performed "Fury (A Woman Scorned)" and "Beautiful Loved, and Blessed" featuring Tamar.moreless
    • Ben Affleck/David Cook
      Season 34 - Episode 7
      11/1/08
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Senator John McCain! Sketches include "McCain/Palin on QVC," "Jar Glove," "The View," "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," "Target Greatland," "The Staten Island Zoo," "Night School Musical," "Grady Wilson's Marriage Techniques," "The Zolesky Brothers," and "Bierhoff Brothers." David Cook performed "Light On" and "Declaration."
    • Alec Baldwin/Radiohead
      Season 37 - Episode 1
      9/24/11
      8.1

      Live from New York, it's... Bill Hader!

      Sketches include "Either the 7th or 8th GOP Debate," "Red Flag," "All My Children Wrap Party," "WDHX 19 Buffalo," "Who's on Top?," "Top Gun Screen Tests," "Child Psychologist," and "Angels in the Trenches."

      Radiohead performed "Lotus Flower" and "Staircase."

    • Cameron Diaz/Smashing Pumpkins
      Season 24 - Episode 1
      9/26/98
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's...Tim Meadows! Sketches include "Oprah 2002," "Oops! I Crapped My Pants," "The View," "The Ladies' Man," "Clinton Scandal Outtakes" (cartoon), "Gap I: Bill Clinton," "Gap II: Hillary Clinton," "Gap III: Kenneth Starr," "The New Hollywood Squares," "Roxbury Guys Meets The Fenstruk Brothers," "Bad Witch's Brew," "The Suicidal Crow" (cartoon), "A Message From The Spice Girls," and "Jingleheimer Junction." Smashing Pumpkins performed "Perfect."moreless
    • Britney Spears (2)
      Season 27 - Episode 12
      2/2/02
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Seth Meyers!

      Sketches include "Mormans at the Winter Olympics," "Brian Fellow's Safari Planet," "Inside Barbie's Dreamhouse," "Jarrett's Room," "A Message From Martha Stewart," "Astronaut Jones," "HBO First Look: Gemini's Twin," "Channel 9 Action News," and "The Leather Man."

      Britney Spears performs "Boys" and "I'm Not A Girl."moreless
    • Fred Willard/Devo
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      10/14/78
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Bill Murray! Sketches include "Honker in the Audience," "Two Guys Who Are Lawyers," "Aging Stuntman Cliff Preston," "One-Night-Stand vs. Phone Talk," "Mr. Bill Goes To N.Y." (film), "Bobbi Farber," "Crossroads," "The Scotch Boutique" and "Booji Boy" (film). Devo performed "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and "Jocko Homo."moreless
    • Paul Rudd/Beyonce
      Season 34 - Episode 8
      11/15/08
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis!

      Sketches include "Vice President-Elect Joe Biden," "Sproingo," "The Kissing Vogelchecks," "Scared Straight," "Everyone's a Critic" (Digital Short), "Tom and Tonya Peoples," "'Garden Party' Road Trip," "Beyonce Video Shoot," "Suicide Negotiation," "Proposition 8," and "Clearing the Air" (film).

      Beyonce performed "If I Were a Boy" and "Single Ladies."moreless
    • Luke Wilson/U2
      Season 30 - Episode 6
      11/20/04
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "White House Apprentice," "Debbie Downer," "American Trainwreck Awards," "George W. Bush's Homocranial Machine" (cartoon), "Feeding Buddies," "The Coolest Teacher At Benton Township High School," "The Falconer," and "Drunk Businessmen." U2 performed "Vertigo," "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own," "I Will Follow," and a fourth song that wasn't broadcast because of time constraints.moreless
    • Kirsten Dunst/Eminem
      Season 27 - Episode 19
      5/11/02
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's...Will Ferrell! Sketches include "Bush's Briefing," "Last Call With Carson Daly," "TV Funhouse: Bambi 2002," "Demilon," "Rehearsal Scene," "Jarret's Room," "Court TV: Kournikova vs. Penthouse," "Wake Up Wakefield," "DeMarco Family Dancers," "My Big Thick Novel." Emimem performed "Without Me" (featuring Proof).
    • Christina Applegate/Midnight Oil
      Season 18 - Episode 20
      5/8/93
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Myers! Sketches include "Coffee Talk," "Nerf Crotch Bat," "Focus On Beauty II," "Backwards Romance," "Gap Girls," "Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker," "You Bet Your Life," "Hangin' With MTV," and "Acme Casting Agency." Midnight Oil performed "Truganini" and "My Country."
    • Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2008
      11/3/08
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... John McCain! On the eve of election day, Sen. Hillary Clinton (Amy Poehler) presents past classic presidential sketches. Sketches and clips include "There Can Be Only One," "CBS Evening News," "Ask President Carter," "Clinton's Qualities," "Reagan the Mastermind," "Weekend Update," "Stockdale's Joyride," "Bush's Endorsement," "Vice Presidential Debate 2008," "CNN Univision Democratic Debate 2008," "ABC Campaign '88," "2nd Presidential Debate 2008," "Debate '76," "Bush's Good Health," "The Bush Daughters," "Lip-Locked Gores," "Clinton Halloween Party," "The Democratics Candidates Debate 2008," "Clinton's Response," "First Presidential Debate 2000," a Weekend Update Political Commentary, and a special rap by Amy Poehler.moreless
    • Tom Hanks/Randy Travis
      Season 13 - Episode 12
      2/20/88
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Tom Hanks! Sketches include "Calgary '88," "The Pat Stevens Show," "Giant Businessman," "The Bean Cafe," "Girl Watchers," "The Stand-Ups," "Casey Kasem Sings The Beatles," "Apple Support Systems," and "Sentimental Value Pawn Shop." Randy Travis performs "Forever and Ever, Amen" and "What'll You Do."
    • Zach Braff/Maroon 5
      Season 32 - Episode 20
      5/19/07
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Maya Rudolph!

      Sketches include "Bush's Summer Vacation," "Dog Love" (film), "Prom Committee," "Deep House Dish," "Decision '08: Spring Cleaning '07" (cartoon), "The Weight," "La Revista Della Televisione," "Bronx Beat," and "Brian Grazer's Office."

       Maroon 5 performed "Makes Me Wonder" and "Won't Go Home Without You."moreless
    • Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne
      Season 34 - Episode 17
      3/7/09
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "1-800-IDEAS?," "MacGruber" (three parts), "The Rock Obama," "Activia Testimonials," "Hawaiians," "Game Time with Dave and Gary," "NBC Promos," and "Lighthouse Date." Ray LaMontagne performed "You Are the Best Thing" and "Trouble."
    • Topher Grace/The Killers
      Season 30 - Episode 9
      1/15/05
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's...Darrell Hammond! Sketches include: "CNN Press Conference," "Trucker Talk," "Beaver Ranch Brothel," "Hardball," "Black Paramedics," "Art Dealers," and "The Not So Great Adventures of the Down and Out Dollar." The Killers performed "Somebody Told Me" and "Mr. Brightside."
    • SNL Remembers Chris Farley
      SNL Remembers Chris Farley
      Season 23 - Episode 14
      2/21/98
      8.1
      The late Chris Farley was one of the finest physical comedians to emerge from SNL. Two months after his paralleling with John Belushi ended at age 33, Chris Farley was given a tremendous memorial via highlights of his most unforgettable sketches and characters from his five seasons with SNL.

      Sketches and clips include "Chippendales Auditions," "Superfans," "The Chris Farley Show," "Bobby Watches Grandma," "Schmitts Gay," "Focus On Beauty II," "Matt Foley, Motivational Speaker," "Giuliani's Inauguration," "Tater Junction," "Lunchlady Land" (musical sketch), "Lillehammer", "Clinton Auditions," "Good Morning Brooklyn," "Japanese Game Show," "Juggernaut Force," "Zagat's," and "Hidden Camera Commercials."
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    • Sean Hayes/Shaggy
      Season 26 - Episode 14
      2/17/01
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "George W. Bush," "Delicious Dish," "Hardball," "Jeffrey's," "Hello Dolly," "Fashion Week," "Action News," "Mary Katherine Gallagher," "Brian Fellow's Safari Planet," and "Talkin' 'Bout 'Ginas." Shaggy performed "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel."
    • Helen Hunt/Hanson
      Season 23 - Episode 9
      12/13/97
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Helen Hunt, and Tim Meadows! Sketches include "Caroling Culps," "Delicious Dish," "The Ladies' Man," "Baseball Wish," "Roxbury Guys in Therapy," "Joan Rivers," "Burt Reynolds Christmas," "ChristmaSoft with Bill Gates," and "Hanson in an Elevator." Hanson performed "MMMBop" and "Merry Christmas Baby."
    • Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr.
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      2/21/76
      8.1
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "President Ford's Word Association," "National Express," "No Sex on His Birthday," "Luciana Vermicelli's Beauty Regimen," "Literary Recital," "Very White," "The Failed Pilots of I Love Lucy," "Speed," "The Untouchables," "Lucy's Costumes," "Taylor Mead's Cat" (film), "Cuban Accupuncture," "Understanding Men," "Bisexual Minute," and "Lucy Plugs Desi's Book." Desi Arnaz Sr. and Jr. performed "Cuban Pete" and "Babalu."moreless
    • Madeline Kahn/Carly Simon
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      5/8/76
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Ronald Reagan's Jam Session," "Not for Ladies Only," "Wilderness Comedian," "Slumber Party," "Bride of Frankenstein," "Fondue Pots for Namibia," "The Muppets Can Reunite the Beatles," "New York's My Home" (film), "Super Absorbent Dry Hose," "The Final Days," "I Will Follow Him," and "Gilda and Madeline Do Impressions." Carly Simon performs "Half a Chance" and "You're So Vain" (featuring Chevy Chase); Madeline Kahn performed "Lost In The Stars."moreless
    • 10/12/91
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's ... Chris Rock! Sketches include "Clarence Thomas Hearings," "La Cantore Restaurant," "It's Pat," "Coffee Talk with Linda Richman," "Their Eyes Were On Their Breasts!," "Psycho Divorced Mother," and "Look Who Else is Talking Also." Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform "Into The Great Wide Open" and "Kings Highway."moreless
    • Kirstie Alley/Lenny Kravitz
      Season 18 - Episode 19
      4/17/93
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Tim Meadows! Sketches include "Recurring Characters for Unity," "Il Cantore Hotel," "The Montel Williams Show," "Kirstie Alley & Zoraida," "Deep Thoughts," "Originals," "Bad Taste Sketches," "Foreshadowing Tragedies," "Stop This Craziness!" and "While The City Sweeps" (film). Lenny Kravitz performed "Are You Gonna Go My Way" and "Mama Said."moreless
    • Molly Shannon/Linkin Park
      Season 32 - Episode 19
      5/12/07
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Molly Shannon!

      Sketches include "Mary Katherine Gallagher on American Idol," "Urigro," "Penelope at the Tenants' Meeting," "The Fringe Candidates Debate," "Sally O'Malley on The Sopranos," "Kaitlin at the Nursing Home," "MacGruber" (three parts), "The Legend of Big-Boobed Einstein" (cartoon), "Charli Coffee," and "Trump Steaks."

      Linkin Park performed "What I've Done" and "Bleed It Out."moreless
    • Best of Steve Martin
      Best of Steve Martin
      Season 0 - Episode 6
      11/28/98
      8.1
      Steve Martin has hosted SNL 14 times, more often than anyone else. Although he was never an actual cast member, Martin's brilliant performances have kept SNL viewers laughing for decades. This compilation are highlights from his hosting stints and cameos. Sketches include "The Tonight Song," "Rise," "Festrunks' Bachelor Pad," "Ode to a Loved One," "The Coneheads at Home," "Common Knowledge," "King Tut," "Theodoric of York, Medieval Barber," "Steve Martin's Beauty Creame", "Jeopardy 1999," "Bullets Aren't Cheap," "Theatre Stories," and "What the Hell is That?"moreless
    • Rob Lowe/Spice Girls
      Season 22 - Episode 17
      4/12/97
      8.1
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Nightline," "Keds," "Perspectives," "The Joe Pesci Show," "NBC Lesbian Programming," "Goth Talk," "Food, Sex, or Cars?" "La Politica Non Correcto con Ramon Diaz Rojo," and "Janet Blaum's Rant." The Spice Girls perform "Wannabe" and "Say You'll Be There."
    • Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band
      Season 20 - Episode 18
      4/15/95
      8.1
      Viva de Nueva York, es... Chris Farley!

      Sketches include "Matt Foley in Venezuela," "Good Morning Brooklyn," "Gapardy," "Melanie Babysits," "Charles Manson," "Truth vs. Jokes," "Replacement Baseball," "His Muse Friday," and "One Night with Kirk."

      The Dave Matthews Band performs "What Would You Say" and "Ants Marching."
    • Alec Baldwin/Shakira
      Season 31 - Episode 8
      12/10/05
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Alec Baldwin! Sketches include "Saddam's Cell," "Tylenol BM," "Face Transplant," "The O'Reilly Factor," "Celebrity Mugshot Poker" (cartoon), "Brokeback Goldmine," "The Tony Bennett Show," "Carol at Bowl-a-Rama," "The Man Who Married a Hot Dog," "Medicare," and "Santa's Workshop." Shakira performed "Don't Bother" and "La Tortura" (acoustic mix) with Alejandro Sanz.moreless
    • Lindsay Lohan/Usher
      Season 29 - Episode 18
      5/1/04
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "Bush's Preparation," "Turlington's Lower Back Tattoo Remover," "Jarret's Room," "Harry Potter," "Billy Joel's Car Ride," "Debbie Downer," "Club Traxx," "Kaitlin's Sleepover," and "The Adult Movie Awards." Usher performed "Yeah" (with Ludacris) and "Burn."
    • Jack Black/The Strokes
      Season 27 - Episode 11
      1/19/02
      8.0
      Live From New York, It's... Jimmy Fallon! Sketches include: "The Pretzel Incident," "Flenderson's," "Russell Putnam: Investigative Reporter," "Tales of Valor: The Virgin Sacrifice," "Mountaintop Lovers," "Friends," "Now That's What Actors Call Singing," "The Bass-Off," "America Undercover," "Music International," and "My Big Thick Novel." The Strokes performed "Last Nite" and "Hard To Explain." Tenacious D performed "Hornet's Nest."moreless
    • Kevin Spacey/Beck
      Season 22 - Episode 10
      1/11/97
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... John Cleese and Michael Palin! Sketches include "New Television Rating System," "The Late Show with David Letterman," "Marijuana Doctor," "Star Wars 20th Anniversary," "Janet Reno's Dance Party," "Mr. Peepers," "The Joe Pesci Show," "The Dead Parrot Sketch," and "The Atteburys' Alarm System." Beck performs "Where It's At" and Devil's Haircut."moreless
    • Walter Matthau/Garrett Morris
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      12/2/78
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Gilda Radner! Sketches include "Network Brainstorming," "Super Epoxy-Dent," "The Bad News Bees," "Olympia Cafe," "Daughter's Old Room," "Nixon's Conspirator," "Woman to Woman," an operatic recital by Garrett Morris, "Government Surplus Store," "Network Battle of the T's & A's," and "Mr. Bill Is Late" (film).
    • Ralph Nader/George Benson
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      1/15/77
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Ralph Nader!

      Sketches include "Ralph Cuts Loose," "Lonely Grandfather," "Dress Rehearsal for Execution," "Carter's Confederate Takeover," a performance by Andy Kaufman, "Baba Wawa Talks to Herself," "The Coneheads at Home," "Youth Asks The Questions," "Garbage" (film), "Testing Inflatable Dolls," and "Ambassador Training Institute."

      George Benson performed "Masquerade" and "Gonna Love You More."moreless
    • Bill Murray/The Spinners, Yale Whiffenpoofs
      12/12/81
      8.0
      Sketches include "The Phone Company," "Tales of the Unlikely," "Washed-Up Tom Snyder," "MX-5 Tampons," "Designer Fairy Tales," "Father Sarducci's Predictions," "At Home With The Psychos," "The Economics of Christmas," and a guest performance by Michael Davis. The Spinners perform "Then Came You," "I'll Be Around," and "I'll Be Working My Way Back to You"; The Yale Whiffenpoofs perform a medley of Christmas songs.moreless
    • Kelsey Grammer/Sheryl Crow
      Season 24 - Episode 2
      10/3/98
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond!

      Sketches include "Bedtime At The White House," "Delicious Dish," "Big Bernard," "Thinking About Burritos," "Baywatch Director," "Mr. Peepers," "Morning Latte," "Hello Dolly," "Maakies" (cartoon), "Terry Ferguson Campaign Ad," and "ESPN2 Lumberjack Coverage."

      Sheryl Crow performed "My Favorite Mistake."
    • Fred Savage/Technotronic
      Season 15 - Episode 15
      2/24/90
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Savage and Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "Church Chat," "Gun Safety," "The Pat Stevens Show," "Imaginary Friends," "Shuttle Launch," "Lothar of the Hill People," and "Hooked on Sushi" (film).

      Technotronic performed "Pump Up The Jam" and "Get Up."
    • Lindsay Lohan/Pearl Jam
      Season 31 - Episode 16
      4/15/06
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Lindsay Lohan! Sketches include "The Situation Room," "Neutrogena Coin Slot," "Deep House Dish," "Journey to the Disney Vaults" (cartoon), "The O'Reilly Factor," "Le Rendezvous," "Laser Cats!" (film), "Debbie Downer," "Officemates' Night Out," and "Atlantic City Fever." Pearl Jam performed "World Wide Suicide" and "Severed Hand."
    • Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen
      Season 32 - Episode 12
      2/3/07
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Seth Meyers!

      Sketches include "American Idol," "The Dakota Fanning Show," "Dioxin Poisoning," "Body Fusion" (film), "Target Greatland," "Nervous Job Interviewee," "Versace Super Bowl Party," "Country Club Valet," "Firestarter Smoked Sausages," "The Formosa," and "Nelson's Baby Toupees."

      Lily Allen performed "Smile" and "LDN."
    • Will Ferrell/Queens of the Stone Age
      Season 30 - Episode 19
      5/14/05
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "Will Backstage," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Oracle Conclave," "Para Tri-Cyclen," "Art Dealers," "Pepper Grinder," "Shazzang" (cartoon), "Robert Goulet Ring Tones," "Going 2 C Movies," and "Luxury Spy." Queens of the Stone Age perform "Little Sister" with Gene Frenkle and "In My Head."
    • Justin Timberlake (1)
      Season 29 - Episode 2
      10/11/03
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond!

      Sketches include, "Hardball," "Punk'd: Barely Legal," "Schwarzenegger Press Conference," "A Message From Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson," "Omletteville vs., Benny's," "DirecTV," "Boston Teens at a Restaurant," "The Sharon Osbourne Show," "Justin and Kermit The Frog," "Carl Weathers For Governor," "Amy Loves Justin," and "The Barry Gibb Talk Show."

      Justin Timberlake performs "Rock Your Body," "Senorita," and "Cry Me A River."moreless
    • Robert Klein/Bonnie Raitt
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      1/28/78
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Paul Shaffer! Sketches include "The Mr. Mike & Tina Turner Review," "Olympia Cafe," "The X-Police," "Nick Winters," "Nerds Album," "Frogs' Look At Film ", "Giant Lobster Update," "Rhonda Weiss on Dope," "Attack Of The Giant Lobsters," and "Lobsters Wreck The Studio." Bonnie Raitt performed "Runaway" and "Give It All Up or Let Me Go."moreless
    • Steve Martin/Jackson Browne
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/24/77
      8.0
      Live From New York, It's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Bert Lance for National Express," "Kromega III," "Festrunk Brothers Ping-Pong," "Mike McMack, Defense Lawyer," "Trinity 3000 Computer," "Great Moments In Rock & Roll," "The Mr. U.S.A. Pageant," and "Royal Deluxe II." Jackson Browne & The Section performed "Runnin' On Empty" and "The Pretender."moreless
    • Jeremy Piven/AFI
      Season 32 - Episode 11
      1/20/07
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Amy Poehler!

      Sketches include "Hardball," "Urigro," "The NFL on CBS," "Frontline: 2007 Year in Review" (cartoon), "The First Person in History to Dance," "MacGruber" (three parts), "Two A-Holes at an Adoption Agency," "Common & Blizzard Man," "The Unicorn Forest," "Nurse Nancy" (film), and "Lansford Brothers & Associates."

      AFI performed "Love Like Winter" and "Miss Murder."moreless
    • Ryan Reynolds/Lady Gaga
      Season 35 - Episode 2
      10/3/09
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen!

      Sketches include "Obama's Checklist," "Mostly Garbage Dog Food," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Throw It On The Ground" (Digital Short), "Mike's Fountainry," "Deep House Dish," "So You Commited a Crime... And You Think You Can Dance?," "International Masterworks," and "Bubble Dresses Backstage."

      Lady Gaga performed "Paparazzi" and a medley of "LoveGame," "Bad Romance," and "Poker Face."moreless
    • Louis C.K./Sam Smith
      Season 39 - Episode 16
      3/29/14
      8.0

      Live from New York, it's... Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Jay Pharaoh, and Noel Wells!

      Sketches include "Social Media Blitz," "Black Jeopardy!" "Baby Boss," "Jos. A. Bank," "Mr. Big Stuff," "Doctor's Appointment" (film), "Romantic Detectives," "Dyke & Fats," "Chris Fitzpatrick for ASB President" (film), and "Dave's Apology."

      Sam Smith performed "Stay With Me" and "Latch."

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    • Buck Henry/Leon Redbone
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      11/19/77
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... The "Anyone Can Host" Contest Finalists!

      Sketches include "The Contest Finalists," "Little Chocolate Donuts," "Samurai Psychiatrist," "Stunt Babies," "Motel Sanitation Items," "Reunion in Kiev," "The Rickey Rat Club," "The History of Franken & Davis," "The Contestests in Buck's Suite" (film), and "Life After Death" (film).

      Leon Redbone performed "Champange Charlie" and "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone."moreless
    • Christopher Lee/Meat Loaf
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      3/25/78
      8.0
      Live From New York, It's... John Belushi!

      Sketches include "Kevin Scott," "Three Movie Trailers," "My Fair Lady," "Mr. Death," "Anwar Sadat," "Cold As Ice" (film), "Dell Stator's Rabbit Hut," "Vampire Nixon," a performance by Richard Belzer, and "Mr. Bill Goes To The Circus" (film).

      Meat Loaf performed "All Revved Up & No Place To Go" and "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad."moreless
    • The Best of Darrell Hammond
      The Best of Darrell Hammond
      Season 0 - Episode 25
      11/4/06
      8.0
      This clip show showcasing the most memorable sketches of Darrell Hammond includes "Hardball," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Meet The Press," "First Presidential Debate," "CBS Evening Anthrax Update," "Californians for Schwarzenegger," "Jesse Jackson," "Bill Kurtis Looping Session," "The O'Reilly Factor," "NBC Special Report," "Geraldo," "Guiliani's Press Conference," "Jimmy Carter in Cuba," "Ashcroft's Press Conference," "Celebration of Women Week," and "White House Friends."moreless
    • 10/24/92
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Phil Hartman! Sketches include "Perot and Stockdale Car Trip," "Jiffy Express," "Ed Closser, Trivial Psychic," "Sinead O'Connor's Goodtime Happy Jamboree," "The Continental," "Stalk Talk," "An Apology From Sinead O'Connor," "Professor C & The Super Sleuths," "It's Pat," "Deep Thoughts," and "The Boulevard of Broken Balls." Arrested Development performed "Tennessee" and "People Everyday."moreless
    • Lucy Liu/Jay-Z
      Season 26 - Episode 9
      12/16/00
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "George W. Bush and Al Gore at Chi-Chi's," "TRL: Gemini's Twin," "Priceline.com," "Celebrity Jeopardy!," "Pretty Living," "Jarret's Room," "Trimming The Tree," "Murder in the Make-Believe Ballroom," "Season's Greetings from Tina and Jimmy," and "Christmas Song." Jay-Z performed "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)" and "Is That Your Chick."moreless
    • Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams
      Season 24 - Episode 14
      2/20/99
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Tim Meadows! Sketches include "The Ladies' Man," "The Yahtzee Party," "Swill," "Male Knicks' City Dancers," "The Quotable Caddyshack," "Morning Latte," "His Parents Were Eaten By Bears," "The Third Eye Bookstore," and "Steve Baxter, Hollywood Gynecologist." Lucinda Williams performed "Can't Let Go" and "Too Cool To Be Forgotten."moreless
    • Steve Martin/Sting
      Season 13 - Episode 1
      10/17/87
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Jon Lovitz! Sketches include "Clubbing Robert Bork," "Gary Hart Ad," "Common Knowledge," "NFL Today," "Slide Whistle Sound Effects," "Bullets Aren't Cheap," "Permission to Speak Freely," "Adventures in the Lost Realm," and "Pumping Up With Hans and Franz." Sting performs "We'll Be Together" and "Little Wing."
    • 10/31/13
      8.0

      Sketches include Halloween Party Cold Open, Vincent Price, Paranormal, Frankenstein Bumper, Amusement Park,  the Digital Short "Firelight", Weekend Update (featuring Stefon), Bride Of Blackenstein, New Disney Show, And Trick Or Treat. A compilation of your favorite Saturday Night Live Halloween sketches from seasons past.

    • The Best of Christopher Walken
      The Best of Christopher Walken
      Season 0 - Episode 16
      9/7/04
      8.0
      A small handful of actors and musicians have managed to become an important part of the history of Saturday Night Live without ever having been cast members. With his numerous stints as a host, Christopher Walken has become one of those personalities. In this special, sketches include "The Continental," "Ed Glosser Trivial Psychic," "Rita Snowed In," "Behind the Music: Blue Oyster Cult," "Leon Loves Mango," "Patio Lovers," "Centaur Job Interview," "Hardball," "Pranksters," "Raft Captain," and "Colonel Angus." The bonus features in the DVD version of this special includes two rejected dress rehearsal sketches and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Continental" sketch.moreless
    • Best of 2006/2007
      Best of 2006/2007
      Season 0 - Episode 26
      5/5/07
      8.0
    • Rainn Wilson/Arcade Fire
      Season 32 - Episode 14
      2/24/07
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond!

      Sketches include "The Situation Room," "Danny's Song," "Corporate Headquarters" (film), "Art Dealers and Architectural Digest," "Peeping Tom," "The New Officemate," "White Possum Scream," and "River Bliss Recording Session."

      Arcade Fire performed "Intervention" and "Keep the Car Running."
    • Steve Carell/Usher
      Season 33 - Episode 13
      5/17/08
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Steve Carell!

      Sketches include "Pounder School Commencement Ceremony," "The Democratic Primaries," "Deal or No Deal," "Two A-Holes Do Karaoke," "The Japanese Office" (Digital Short), "McCain 2008," "The Charlie Flitt Show," "American Red Cross," and "Bless This Child."

      Usher performed "This Ain't Sex" and "Love in This Club, Part 1" (featuring Young Jeezy).moreless
    • 12/12/98
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Clinton is Sorry," "NBA on NBC," "Morning Latte," "Six-Year-Old Cassidy," "Delicious Dish," "Impeachment Hearings," "10-10-1776-5-28-1830-242-3-316-68-22", "The Harlem Globetrotters' Nativity" (cartoon), "Hanukkah Hymns," and "Bill Brasky's Buddies." Luciano Pavarotti and Vanessa Williams perform "Adeste Fideles."
    • Woody Harrelson/Vanessa Williams
      Season 17 - Episode 22
      5/16/92
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Johnny Carson's Last Episode," "Action Cats," "Take Off Your Shirt," "Sprockets," "Frank Gannon, P.I. P.I.," "Zoraida and Woody," "Deep Thoughts," "Triple-Delta Girls," "Proud Cowboy Song," "The Sensitive Naked Man," and "Jon Lovitz's Dangerous Mother." Vanessa Williams performs "Save The Best For Last" and "The Comfort Zone."moreless
    • Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      11/18/78
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's…Garrett Morris! Sketches include "Beach Blanket Bingo from Outer Space," "The Loud Family," "Mercy Killers," "Marseilles, 1978," "Mr. Bill's Fishing Trip" (film), "Tomorrow," "Bad Red Chinese Ballet," and "Arrivederci Roman" (film). The Blues Brothers perform "Soul Man" and "B-Movie Boxcar Blues."
    • Buck Henry/The Grateful Dead
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      11/11/78
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Laraine Newman! Sketches include "Hunkler's Concession Speech," "Rovco Chinch Ranch," "Samurai Optometrist," "Uncle Roy," "The Death Of Rasputin," "Nick Sands, the Lounge Singer," "More Flu To Worry About," and "St. Mickey's Knights of Columbus." The Grateful Dead performed "Casey Jones," "I Need A Miracle," and "Good Lovin'."moreless
    • Steve Martin/James Taylor
      Season 17 - Episode 10
      12/14/91
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... the entire cast!

      Sketches include "Steve Martin Decides to Try," "Schmitt's Gay," "Suckerpunch," "Creepy Doormen," "The Energy Brothers," "Theatre Stories," "Live with Regis & Kathie Lee," "Grandma Pugga," "Deep Thoughts" (three parts), "Steve Backstage," "The Dark Side with Nat X," and "Tarzan, Chris Farley, & Frankenstein."

      James Taylor performs "Stop Thinkin' About That," "Shed A Little Light," and "Sweet Baby James."moreless
    • Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Stumblebums," "Reagan the Mastermind," "Under the Couch Cushion," "The Eggshell Family," "The Pat Stevens Show," "Halsey & Roarke British Customs," "Ed Grimley Meets the Devil," "Church Lady," "Steve Martin's Holiday Wishes," and "The Amazing Alexander, The World's Greatest Hypnotist".

      Randy Newman performed "Longest Night" and "Roll With The Punches."moreless
    • Dennis Quaid/Neville Brothers
      Season 16 - Episode 9
      12/15/90
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Bush's Sounds of War," "Dysfunctional Family Christmas," "Sally Jessy Raphael," "Family Loves Ex-Boyfriend," "Talking Through Touch," "Renegade Pilot," "Sprockets Christmas," "Schillervision Theatre" (film), and "The Specialty Songs Of Cal McLane, Jr." The Neville Brothers perform "Brother Jake" and "River of Life."
    • 4/5/08
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond and Amy Poehler! Sketches include "The Clintons' Income," "Annuale," "Grease Rehearsals," "Kevin's Farewell Party," "Laser Cats 3-D" (Digital Short), "Excited Sue," "Walken Family Reunion," "Indoor Gardening Tips," "Top Chef," and "Larry King Live." Panic at the Disco performed "Nine in the Afternoon" and "I Write Sins, Not Tragedies."moreless
    • Al Gore/Phish
      Season 28 - Episode 8
      12/14/02
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's...Tipper Gore! Sketches include: "The Kissing Gores," "Hardball," "Fiesta Politica," "Gore Goes Inside 'The West Wing'" (film)," Jarrett's Room," "Daily Affirmation," "Willy Wonka's Accountant," "A Charlie Brown Christmas 2002" (cartoon), "Last Call," and "The SNL Christmas Song." Phish performed "46 Days" and "Chalk Dust Torture."
    • 5/21/77
      8.0
      Live From New York, It's... Gilda Radner! Sketches include "Carter's Energy Saving Message," "Samurai B.M.O.C," "The Shower Mike," "The Coneheads Return to Remulak," "Rhonda Weiss's Bridal Shower," "Alarm Clock" (film), "Charles Lindbergh," "How Your Children Grow," and "The Morman Tabernacle Choir." Jennifer Warnes performed "Right Time of The Night"; Kenny Vance perfomed "The Performer"; Howard Shore & the SNL Band performed "Departure Lounge."moreless
    • Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      10/8/77
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Bill Murray!

      Sketches include "Lee Harry Oswald," "Swill," "Bad Opera," "The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest," "Bianca Jagger Talks with Close Personal Friends," "The Acid Generation: Where Are They Now?" (film), "The Gospel of Bowling," "Blind African-American," "Autumn In New York" (film), "Ultra-Personal Feminine Product," "Dubbing Hercules," a chat with Dame Edna Everage, "Pocket Pal," and "Phone Secrets."

      Taj Mahal performed "Queen Bee."moreless
    • Britney Spears (1)
      Season 25 - Episode 20
      5/13/00
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Ana Gasteyer! Sketches include: "A Message From Giuliani," "Gap Fat," "Morning Latte," "Boston Teens' Field Trip," "The Ambiguously Gay Duo" (cartoon), "Clinton Scandal Commemorative Plates," "Woodrow Meets Britney Spears," "The DeMarco Brothers," and "DeAndra Wells' Comeback Tour." Britney performs: "Oops...I Did It Again" and "Don't Let Me Be The Last To Know."moreless
    • 5/15/10
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Bill Hader! Sketches include "BP, Transocean, and Halliburton," "Great Day" (Digital Short), "Arizona Evenings," "Hudson Valley High School Swim Team," "Belinda's Birthday Cookout," "Preniva," "Grady Wilson's Intimate & International," "Timecrowave," "Whistle If You Can," and "Scout Sniper School." Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers performed "I Should Have Known It" and "Jefferson Jericho Blues."moreless
    • Christopher Walken/Foo Fighters
      Season 28 - Episode 15
      2/22/03
      8.0
      Live from New York... it's Christopher Walken! Sketches include "Hardball," "Pranksters," "The Continental," "Bad Raft Captain," "African American Archives," "Welcome Home Colonel Angus," "Lovers in a Cabin," and "The Rialto Grande." Foo Fighters performed "All My Life" and "Times Like These (One-Way Motorway)" with Jim Carrey playing his leg like a guitar.moreless
    • Garth Brooks (1)
      Season 23 - Episode 15
      2/28/98
      8.0
      Live from New York, "Saturday Fun Hour!" it's... Will Ferrell!

      Sketches include "Bill, Saddam, Monica, and Tim Meadows on the Phone," "Real Cowboys," "Mango," "Oprah," "Old French Whore!," "Fun With Real Audio: David Brenner" (cartoon), "Who's More Grizzled!?," "Goat Boy," "Neverending Movie Previews," and "Singing for Mr. Preston."

      Garth Brooks performs "Two Pina Coladas."moreless
    • Tom Hanks/Aerosmith
      Season 15 - Episode 14
      2/17/90
      8.0
      Live from New York, it's... Jan Hooks! Sketches include "Ivana Trump Pre-Nup," "Russian McDonald's," "Wayne's World," "Tales of Ribaldry," "Mr. Short-Term Memory," "Eye on Chest Hair," "Jensen Syringe Company," "The Mob," "Singles Cruise," and "Black History Minute." Aerosmith performed "Jamie's Got a Gun" and "Monkey On My Back."
    • John Malkovich/T.I.
      Season 34 - Episode 10
      12/6/08
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond and Amy Poehler!

      Sketches include "Secretary Clinton," "Gas Right," "Sexy Shannon," "Obama Keeps It Cool" (film), "La Rivista Della Televisione," "Virgania Horsen's Pony Express" (Digital Short), "Calculators," "The Lost Works of Judy Blume," "Jizz In My Pants" (Digital Short), and "J'Accuzzi."

      T.I. performed "Whatever You Like" and "Swing Ya Rag" (featuring Swizz Beatz).moreless
    • Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      12/22/79
      7.9
      Live from New York, "and Panama," it's... Bill Murray!

      Sketches include "A Shah Pahlavi Christmas," "Diff'rent Strokes," "Chudd Harassment Case," "A Message From Bob Kopp," "Nerds' Christmas Pageant," a performance by Andy Kaufman, "Bob Hope's Christmas in Tehran," "Sammy Seltzer, Jr.," "Java Junkie" (film), "Too Many Decorations," and "Iran: The Country and The Crisis."

      Desmond Child & Rouge perform "Tumble In The Night" and "Goodbye Baby".moreless
    • Chevy Chase/Queen
      Chevy Chase/Queen
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      9/25/82
      7.9
      "Live from Burbank and New York", it's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches are "Chevy Live from Burbank," "Tyrone Green Art Gallery," "Joe Piscopo In Love," "John Hinckley for President," "Mystery Theatre," "Popeil Galactic Prophylactic," "Late Night with David Letterman," "Alan: Portrait of a Video Junkie" (film), "At The Movies," and "PTC Club."

      Queen performed "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "Under Pressure."moreless
    • Christian Slater/Bonnie Raitt
      Season 17 - Episode 4
      10/26/91
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's ... John McLaughlin! Sketches include "McLaughlin Group Halloween," "Coldcock Malt Liquor," "Super Fire-Hot Chicken Wings," "Dysfunctional Family Feud," "The Wolfman's Curse," "Pumping Up With Hans and Franz," "Young Actors' Forum," "Nich-Aid Hair Dryers," and "Club Banana." Bonnie Raitt performs "Something To Talk About" and "I Can't Make You Love Me."moreless
    • Jonah Hill/Kid Rock
      Jonah Hill/Kid Rock
      Season 33 - Episode 15
      7.9
      This was originally scheduled to be the 6th broadcast of this season (airdate 11/17/07), but was cancelled due to a writers' strike.
    • 10/11/75
      7.9
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Wolverines," George Carlin's Stand-Up I, "New Dad Insurance," "The Courtroom," a performance by Andy Kaufman," George Carlin Stand-Up II, "Victims Of Shark Bite," "Jamitol," "Triopenin," "Triple-Trac," George Carlin Stand-Up III, "The Impossible Truth" (film), a performance by Valri Bromfield, "Bee Hospital," "Academy of Better Careers," "Show Us Your Guns," George Carlin Stand-Up IV, and "Trojan Horse Home Security."

      Billy Preston performed "Nothing from Nothing" and "Fancy Lady"; and Janis Ian performed "At Seventeen" and "In The Winter."moreless
    • Ashton Kutcher/Gnarls Barkley
      Season 33 - Episode 11
      4/12/08
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "General Petraeus Hearings," "The Cougar Den," "Outside the Nightclub," "Daiquiri Girl" (Digital Short), "Activia Commercial Shoot," "Amie," "Death by Chocolate" (three parts), "The Mellow Show," and "Paraplegic Exotic Dancer." Gnarls Barkley performed "Run" and "Who's Gonna Save My Soul."
    • Hugh Hefner/Libby Titus
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/15/77
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Laraine Newman!

      Sketches include "Playboy Party Jokes," "Angora Bouquet," "Planet Of The Men vs. Planet Of The Women," "The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest," "The X-Police," "Circular Bed Sex Research," "Listening To Great Music," "Sex In Cinema," "The 3 R's," "The Story Of H" (film), "Playboy Philosophers," "Funeral Magician," a guest performance by Andy Kaufman, and "The Farbers at the Playboy Club."

      Libby Titus performed "Fool That I Am."moreless
    • Heather Locklear/Janet Jackson
      Season 19 - Episode 20
      5/14/94
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Myers! Sketches include "Coffee Talk," "Eych," "Wayne Campbell on Melrose Place," "Hot Button," "Silent Flirting," "60 Minutes," "Amazing Time Savers," "L'Homme d'Orgasme," and "So Long, Farewell." Janet Jackson performed "Throb" and "Any Time, Any Place."
    • Joshua Jackson/N*Sync
      Season 25 - Episode 15
      3/11/00
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond, Tim Meadows, Chris Parnell, and Molly Shannon! Sketches include "Newsmen on the Phone," "Hamburger Helper Antibacterial," "Regis' Co-Host Auditions," "Wedding Singers," "7 Degrees Celsius on the Road," "Frat Boy Lesbian Fantasy," "Let's Talk Books," "Collette at Deerfield Academy," "Neil Armstrong: The Ohio Years" (film), and "Another Botched Three-Way." N*Sync performs "Bye Bye Bye" and "I Thought She Knew."moreless
    • Macaulay Culkin/Tin Machine
      Season 17 - Episode 8
      11/23/91
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's ... Macaulay Culkin! Sketches include "Studio 8H Alone," "Superfans," "Young Superboy," "Richmeister's Childhood," "Simon," "Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley," "US Fon," "Deep Thoughts," "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer," and "Scalder and Son." Tin Machine performs "Baby Universal" and "If There Is Something."
    • Mark Harmon/Suzanne Vega
      Season 12 - Episode 18
      5/9/87
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Mark Harmon! Sketches include "The New Charlie's Angels", "Sexiest Man Alive 1986," "Dave's Party," "Attila the Hun: The Early Years," "The Myowling Bible," "Einstein Express," "A Salmon's Reproductive Tale," and "Ad Council." Suzanne Vega performs "Luka" and "Marlene on the Water."
    • Martin Freeman; Charli XCX
      Season 40 - Episode 9
      12/13/14
      7.9

      Live from New York, it's... Taran Killam!

      Sketches include "Charlie Rose," "Sump'n Claus" (film), "Wedding Objections," "The Office: Middle Earth" (film), "The Right Side of the Bed," "St. Joseph's Christmas Mass Spectacular," "Heinz Factory," "Pine River Lodge," and "Waterbed Warehouse."

      Charli XCX performed "Boom Clap" and "Break the Rules."

    • Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket
      Season 33 - Episode 12
      5/10/08
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Amy Poehler!

      Sketches include "Clinton's Strong Points," "MacGruber" (three parts), "It's A Match," "Scared Straight," "The Suze Orman Show," "The Best Look in the World" (Digital Short), "La Rivista Della Televisione," "Don't Look," and "New York Funky Style."

      My Morning Jacket performed "I'm Amazed" and "Evil Urges."moreless
    • Thursday Night Live (3)
      Thursday Night Live (3)
      Season 34 - Episode 25
      10/23/08
      7.9
      This 30-minute prime time special consisted of a sketch where President George W. Bush endorsed John McCain, followed by a third election-themed edition of Weekend Update.
    • Eric Idle/Kate Bush
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      12/9/78
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Telepsychic Ray," "Julia Child," "Madrigal," "The Woman He Loved," "What Do You?", "Candy Slice," "Consumer Probe," "Singing Dog Agent" (film), and "Cochise at Oxford". Kate Bush performed "The Man With The Child In His Eyes" and "Them Heavy People."
    • Jerry Seinfeld/Annie Lennox
      Season 17 - Episode 20
      4/18/92
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's…Al Franken! Sketches include "Bill Clinton and Jerry Brown," "Stand Up and Win," "Make You Think," "Lank Thompson's I'm a Handsome Black Man," "Permanant Body Positions," "Elijah the Prophet," and "Superman on Talk Radio." Annie Lennox performs "Why" and "Legend In My Living Room."
    • 12/8/90
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's...Kevin Nealon! Sketches include "Mr. Subliminal's Editorial Reply," "The Five-Timers Club," "The Gross-Out Family," "Game Beaters," "The Global Warming Christmas Special," "P. Whipped," "Sabra Shopping Network," "Double-Takes," and "The Christmas Tree Story." Edie Brickell and New Bohemians perform: "Woyaho" and "He Said."
    • Dana Carvey/Dr. Dre
      Season 22 - Episode 4
      10/26/96
      7.9
      Live from New York, "Home of the Yankees," it's... Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "Larry King Live," "Goat Boy," "The Barbara Walters Special," "Tom Brokaw Pre-Tapes," "Church Chat," "Bob Dole's Time Tunnel," "Rita On Halloween," "Johnny Carson and Phil Donahue," and "Russell and Tate: Attorneys at Law."

      Dr. Dre performs "Been There Done That."moreless
    • Dame Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters
      Season 36 - Episode 19
      4/9/11
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen!

      Sketches include "Everyone's Unhappy," "Mort Mort Feingold," "Helen's Breasts" (Digital Short), "Fox & Friends," "Mary Shelley's Landlord," "The Best of Both Worlds," "Crunk-A** Easter Festival," "The Roosevelts," "Perspectives Photo Studios," and "Bongo's Clown Room."

      Foo Fighters performed "Rope" and "Walk."
    • 5/15/99
      7.9
      Live from New York (in song), it's... Will Ferrell and Ana Gasteyer!

      Sketches include "The Culps' Graduation Party," "The Tiger Beat Ultra-Super Dreamy Love Show," "The Zimmermans' Summer Cabin," "Get On The Bag!," "The Ginsburg Gang" (cartoon), "MTV's Shame Attack," "Channel 5's Sunday Matinee: Dusty's Love," "Nickelodeon Press Conference," "Holding Your Own Boobs Magazine," and "Brian Fellow's Safari Planet."

      Backstreet Boys performed "I Want It That Way" and "All I Have To Give."moreless
    • Steve Martin/Van Morrison
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      11/4/78
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Carter Encourages Inflation," "Elvis Presley's Coat," "What If?," "Theodoric of York, Medieval Judge," "Festrunk Brothers in an Irish Bar," "The Nerds at the Hospital," "Looks At Books," and "Annoying Waiter." Van Morrison performed "Wavelength" and "Kingdom Hall."
    • Sharon Stone/Pearl Jam
      Sharon Stone/Pearl Jam
      Season 17 - Episode 19
      4/11/92
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Myers and Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Wayne's World," "Jiffy Pop Airbag," "Hitting on a Women," "Sex Games," "Flippy, The Flipping Chihuahua," "Lung Brush," "Pat's Interrogation," "Airport Security Check," "Ernie's," "Tayster's Choice Spermicidal Jelly," "Phil Hartman Creations," and "Pornographic Romance." Pearl Jam performed "Alive" and "Porch."moreless
    • 2/14/76
      7.9
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "The Valentine's Day Massacre," "Ambassador Training Institute," "Samurai Divorce Court," "New Dad," "Jason and Sunshine," "The Corrida," "K-Put Price-Is-Rite Stamp Gun," "Pledge of Alligence" (film), "All Pro Wrestling," "Remembering of Things Past", "Dueling Brandos," "A Home Movie" (film), "The Orgy," "Garrett's Valentine," "Speed," and "Homeward Bound" (film).

      Al Jarreau performs "We'll Get By" and "Somebody's Watching You"; The Shapiro Sisters "sang" "This Will Be."moreless
    • Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child
      Season 26 - Episode 20
      5/5/01
      7.9
      En vivo desde Nueva York , it's... Will Ferrell and Julia Stiles!

      Sketches include "Bush and Daughter," "Homocil," "Gemini's Twin," "The Weakest Link," "Jeffrey's," "Psycho Boss," "The West Wing on Mushrooms," "Five Finger Discount" (film) "Bravery & Unity," and "Paradise Lounge."

      Destiny's Child performs "Survivor" and "Emotion."
    • Eddie Murphy/Lionel Richie
      Eddie Murphy/Lionel Richie
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      12/11/82
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... "the Eddie Murphy Show"!

      Sketches include "A Message From Eddie," "Rubik's Grenade," "Merry Christmas, Dammit!," "Kensington Dance Theatre for the Blind," "Clysler-Prymouth," "Hairum Scarem," "Herpes Simplex Family," and "April May June's Holiday Message."

      Lionel Richie performed "You Are" and "Truly."
    • John Goodman/Tragically Hip
      Season 20 - Episode 16
      3/25/95
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's…Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "This Week With David Brinkley," "Superfans Return," "The Late Late Show With Tom Snyder," "Dog Park," "Howard Stern," "Self-Deluded Losers," "Unsolved Mysteries," "Coal Miners," and "Penis-Measuring Device." Tragically Hip performed " Grace, Too" and "Natural Disasters."
    • Catherine O'Hara/10,000 Maniacs
      Season 18 - Episode 5
      10/31/92
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Perot's Press Conference," "Ass Don't Smell", "Nanny Greenwood," "Richmeister's Halloween," "My Dinner With Sister Souljah," "Deep Thoughts," "Pumping Up With Hans and Franz," "Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley," "Ceramic Mug Poisining," "After The Halloween Party," and "Shorty, The Guy Who Can't Cross The Street." 10,000 Maniacs perform "These Are Our Days" and "Candy Everybody Wants."moreless
    • 11/21/09
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Nasim Pedrad and Will Forte! Sketches include "Obama and Hu Jintao," "Movie Trailer Re-Cut: Palin 2012," "Secret Word," "A Girl Like Reba" (Digital Short), "The Mellow Show," "What's Up With That?," "Thanksgiving Dinner," "Woman To Woman," and "Say Anything." The Dave Matthews Band performed "You and Me" and "Shake Me Like a Monkey."moreless
    • Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Season 31 - Episode 17
      5/6/06
      7.9
      Live from New York, its... Will Forte! Sketches include "Bill Frist's Gas Plan," "Wheel of Fortune," "Kaitlin and the Iguana," "Ariell & Ephraim" (film), "Ma!," "Claremont Yoga Center," "Colin's Place," and "Country Club Tennis." Red Hot Chili Peppers performed "Dani California" and "Give It Away."
    • Megan Mullally/Clay Aiken
      Season 29 - Episode 11
      2/7/04
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include,"Nightline," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," "Huggies Thong," "Babied Boyfriend," "The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards," "Oprah's Favorite Things," "Black Lovin' Cab Driver," "The Wizard Of Oz," "Zings vs. Slams," and "Celebrity Relatives." Clay Aiken performed "Invisible" and "The Way."
    • Thursday Night Live (1)
      Thursday Night Live (1)
      Season 34 - Episode 23
      10/9/08
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Chris Parnell! This half-hour special consisted of a spoof of the second presidential debate between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, followed by an election-themed edition of Weekend Update.
    • 5/24/80
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's…Harry Shearer! Sketches include "Election '80: Almost Halfway Over," "Lord and Lady Douchebag," "Cow Minder's Daughter," "Uncle Roy," "The Week in Review," "Mommy Beer," and "Nick at Trader Nick's." Andrew Gold performed "Kiss This One Goodbye" and Andrae Crouch performed ""Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus."
    • Buck Henry/Bette Midler
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      5/26/79
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... John Belushi!

      Sketches include "Mr. Bill at SNL," "Ray's Disco Roller Fishing Park," "Samurai Bakery," "Uncle Roy," "Watergate was a Joke," "The Franken and Davis Show," "Olympia Cafe," "Clones Exist Now" (film), and "Not for Transsexuals Only."

      Musical guest Bette Midler performed "Martha" and "The Marrying Kind."moreless
    • Rob Morrow/Nirvana
      Season 17 - Episode 11
      1/11/92
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Kevin Nealon!

      Sketches include "The Barf Conspiracy," "Salon," "It's Pat," "Triple-Delta Girls," "Gonna Be a Better Cowboy," "Lenin's Body," "Movie Talk in Heaven," "Chris Rock's White Person's Guide to Surviving the Apollo," "Teenage Name-Calling," and "Five Subjects Behind."

      Nirvana performs "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Territorial Pissing."moreless
    • Alec Baldwin/Tina Turner
      Alec Baldwin/Tina Turner
      Season 22 - Episode 14
      2/22/97
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Alec Baldwin! Sketches include "The Late Show with David Letterman," "Roxbury Guys," "Mary Katherine Gallagher," "The Quiet Storm," "The Gossip Show," "Phone Sex Operators," "Yard Sale," "Wong and Owens," and "Bill Brasky." Tina Turner performs "In Your Wildest Dreams" and "Proud Mary."
    • Dane Cook/James Blunt
      Season 31 - Episode 7
      12/3/05
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... the entire cast of SNL! (more or less) Sketches include "The Tree Re-Lighting," "West Bedford Drama Club," "Taco Town," "The Long Ride Home: The Jay Feely Story," "Wool Sweater," "Lettuce" (film), "Target Greatland," "24-Hour Coma," "Fight Back with Victor Santos," and "Morgan Stanley." James Blunt performed "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover."moreless
    • David Spade/Jack Johnson
      Season 30 - Episode 14
      3/12/05
      7.9
      Live from New York (and back to host), it's... David Spade in drag! Sketches include: "Martha Stewart Returns," "Art Dealers in Vail," "Deaf Judge/Idiot Doctor," "David's Stunt Double," Woomba," "Sherman Oaks Holding Cell," "Sean Penn's Celebrity Roast," "UPS Delivery Man," "Jingle Singers," "Bear City" (film), and "Dirt Ball and Burnout Convention." Jack Johnson performed "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" and "Mudfootball" (with G. Love).moreless
    • 25th Anniversary Special
      25th Anniversary Special
      Season 25 - Episode 1
      9/26/99
      7.9
      A prime time television special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature characters and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits and musical numbers of the previous two and a half decades.moreless
    • Val Kilmer/U2
      Season 26 - Episode 8
      12/9/00
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Chris Parnell! Sketches include: "Gore's Lawsuit," "Wade Blasingame: Attorney-at-Law," "Behind The Music," "Palm Beach," "Veronica and Co.," "Iceman: The Later Years," "Seasons Greetings From SNL," "Margaret Healey," and "The Tyson Bros." U2 performs "Beautiful Day" and "Elevation."
    • Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum
      Season 37 - Episode 2
      10/1/11
      7.9

      Live from New York, it's... Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy!

      Sketches include "The Lawrence Welk Show," "Lil' Poundcake," "Horny Arlene," "Cop Stomp" (Digital Short), "The Comments Section," "Rock's Way," "Hidden Valley Ranch," "TCM Essentials: Lulu Diamonds," and "Terrible Lovemaking."

      Lady Antebellum performed "We Owned the Night" and "Just a Kiss."

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    • James Franco/Muse
      Season 35 - Episode 11
      12/19/09
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig!

      Sketches include "The Lawrence Welk Show," "What Up With That?," "The Kissing Vogelchecks," "The Tizzle Wizzle Show" (Digital Short), "The Manuel Ortiz Show," "Sigma Lambda Omega," "Vincent Price Christmas Special," "Tree Love," "Christmas Gift Meeting," and "Mark Wahlberg Talks to Christmas Animals."

      Muse performed "Uprising" and "Starlight."moreless
    • Janet Jackson
      Season 29 - Episode 17
      4/10/04
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Janet Jackson! Sketches include "Cheney and Condoleezza Rice," "Brian Fellow's Safari Planet," "Starkisha in the Ticket Line," "SNL Easter Song," "The Prince Show," "Cork Soakers," "Good Times," and "Boom Boomer." The host/musical guest performed "Strawberry Bounce" and "All Nite (Don't Stop)."
    • Ben Affleck/N.E.R.D.
      Season 29 - Episode 15
      3/13/04
      7.9
      Live from New York, it's... Ben Affleck, Rachel Dratch, Jimmy Fallon, and Seth Meyers! Sketches Include "Donnie Bartalotti's Gay Wedding," "Z105," "Gigli Filming," "Only Bangkok" (three parts), "The Making of the Passion of the Dumpty/George W. Bush Campaign Commercials" (cartoon), "Appalachian Emergency Room," "Top O'The Morning," "Donnie G. and Sidecar," and "The Full Moon Killer." N.E.R.D performed "Maybe" and "She Wants To Move."moreless
    • Paul Rudd/One Direction
      Season 39 - Episode 8
      12/7/13
      7.9

      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig!

      Sketches include "The Sound of Music: Live & Condensed," "Politics Nation," "Dan Charles: 1D's #1 Fan" (film), "Diner Divorce," "Michelangelo's David," "White Christmas," "Santa's Workshop," "One Woman's Lovers," and "Brasky Buddies."

      One Direction performed "Story of My Life" and "Through the Dark."

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    • Eric Idle/Neil Innes, Alan Price
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      4/23/77
      7.9
      Live From New York, It's... Bill Murray! Sketches include "Potato Torture," "Save Great Britain Telethon," "The American Dope Growers Union," "The Nixon Interviews," "Body Language" (film), "Oxxon," "Sherry the Flight Attendant," "Plain Talk," "Heavy Wit Championship," "Bill Murray's Bad Childhood Memories," and "The Battle of Britain". Alan Price performed "Poor People" and "In Times Like These." Neil Innes performed "Cheese & Onions" (as Ron Nasty) and "Shangri-La."moreless
    • Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      5/14/77
      7.9
      Live From New York (on a backstage monitor), it's... John Belushi!

      Sketches include "Bee Sketch is Pre-Empted," "Video Vixens," "Badly Disguised Bank Robber," "Latin Lovers," "Chevy in the Audience," "Duane Bobick," "Viva Las Vegas II," "Baba Wawa At Large," "Bad Ballet," "Night of The Moonies," "Brides" (film) and "Feuding Couple."

      Joan Armatrading performed "Love & Affection" and "Down to Zero."moreless
    • 15th Anniversary Special
      15th Anniversary Special
      Season 15 - Episode 1
      9/24/89
      7.9
      NBC devotes 2½ hours to the most groundbreaking late-night comedy series in American television history. Montages are made of the early years (1975-80), the Ebersol years (1981-85), the then-current cast (1985-89), the musical guests, and the political past. In addition, alumni from the original show pay tribute to Gilda Radner (who had recently died) and John Belushi (to counter the recent theatrical release of the Bob Woodward exposé). Robin Williams does a spastic monologue, and Tom Hanks closes the proceedings.moreless
    • The Best of Gilda Radner
      The Best of Gilda Radner
      Season 0 - Episode 3
      7/3/89
      7.9
      This was a tribute to the late Gilda Radner, who had just passed away becuase of cancer. Radner was the first female breakout star of SNL, and an inspiration for future comediannes to come.

      Sketches include "Laundromat Romance," "Autumn Fizz, the Carbonated Douche," "Not for Ladies Only," "Slumber Party," "Emily Litella," "Olga Korbut," "The Right to Extreme Stupidity League," "Rhonda's Credit Card Counseling," "Celebrity Weightlifting," "Lucy Ricardo's Nuke Job," "Creeley's Soup," "Judy Miller," "Hey, You!," Gilda Answers Audience Questions," "La Dolce Gilda" (film), "Dancing In The Dark," "Nerds Go To The Prom," "Roseanne Roseannadanna," "Rock Against Yeast '79," "Nerds in Love," "Jewess Jeans," and "Stretch Marks Record Offer."moreless
    • Paul Giamatti/Ludacris & Sum 41
      Season 30 - Episode 10
      1/22/05
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's...Tina Fey and Amy Poehler! Sketches include: "The Bush Twins," "Condelezza Rice's Hearing," "Gaystrogen," "Paul's Limo Driver," "Kaitlin's Instrument," "TVLand: The Lundsford Twins Feel Good Variety Hour," "Andy at Reinhold Investments," "Spy Glass," and "Phoebe's Giant Cat." Ludacris performed "Get Back" (featuring Sum 41) and "Number One Spot."moreless
    • 10/29/77
      7.8
      Live From New York, it's... John Belushi!

      Sketches include "Grodin Misses Dress Rehearsal," "Weekend Update Promo," "The Coneheads," "Long-Winded Set-Up," "Consumer Probe," "The 'Anyone Can Host' Contest," "Samurai Dry Cleaner," "Trick-or-Treating Killer Bees," "Simon, Garfunkel, and Grodin," "Judy Miller," "The Professional School of Football," and "Hiring the Incompetent."

      Paul Simon and the Persuasions perform "Slip Sliding Away" and "You're Kind."moreless
    • 5/13/78
      7.8
      Live From New York, It's... Bill Murray! Sketches include "The Paraquat Trail," "Cone Encounters of the Third Kind," "Sex Test," "Nick 'Springs'," "Annoying Lovers' Traits," "The David Susskind Show," and "Paying for Your Sins." Jimmy Buffett performed "Son of a Sailor," Gary Tigerman performed "White Oaxacan Moon," and Richard Dreyfuss performed "I Want To Be Seduced."moreless
    • Johnny Cash/Elton John
      Johnny Cash/Elton John
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      4/17/82
      7.8
      Sketches include "Young Johnny," "The Honeyrooneys," "Frankie's Last Request," "Reagan Directs," "Tegrim Shampoo," "Jay Clay's Depression" (film), "Train Poet," and "Black Talk." Johnny Cash performs "I Walk The Line," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Ring of Fire," and "Sunday Morning." Elton John performs "Empty Garden" and "Ball and Chain."
    • Taylor Swift
      Season 35 - Episode 5
      11/7/09
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Kristen Wiig! Sketches include "Fox News Election Coverage," "Carter n' Sons BBQ," "The View," "Firelight" (Digital Short), "Hollywood Dish," "Teens Raising Awareness About Awful Parent Drivers," "Penelope at the Wedding," "Scared Straight," "Best Friends," and "Bunny Business." Taylor Swift performed "You Belong To Me" and "Untouchable."moreless
    • John C. Reilly/My Chemical Romance
      Season 32 - Episode 3
      10/21/06
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "Fox News Special Report," "Colonial Williamsburg," "Doug Frangelo," "Korean Central Television," "Two A-Holes at a Trainer," "Mexican Restaurant," "House of Carters," "Harpoon Man" (film), "A McMillan Family Moment" (three parts), and "Operation Bearshark." My Chemical Romance performed "Welcome to the Black Parade" and "Cancer."moreless
    • Ron Nessen/Toni Basil, Patti Smith
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      4/17/76
      7.8
      Live from New York (pre-recorded), it's... Gerald Ford!

      Sketches include "The Dead String Quartet," "Super Bass-O-Matic '76," "Briefing the President," "Digusting Jam Names," "Press Secretaries Through History" (three parts), "Lie Detector Test," "The New Army," "The Berkeley Collection," "Garbage" (film), "Autumn Fizz, the Carbonated Douche," "Tomorrow with Tom Snyder," "Singing at the Urinal" (film), "Supreme Court Spot Check," a guest performance by Billy Crystal, "Try-Hard 1-11," and "Misconceptions."

      The Patti Smith Group performed "Gloria" and "My Generation."moreless
    • The Best of Jimmy Fallon
      Season 0 - Episode 18
      10/16/04
      7.8
      Jimmy Fallon was one of SNL's most popular cast members at the turn of the millenium. His fresh and playful comic style, much of it derived from Adam Sandler, was a hit with fans and critics alike. This special consists of highlights from his six-year stint. Sketches and clips include "Mick & Mick," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Jaret's Room", "The Barry Gibb Show," "Donnie's Party," "Cork Soakers," "The Leatherman," "Nick Burns, Your Company's Computer Guy," "Bloder Brothers DUI," "Summertime," a montage of Weekend Update gags, and a special dress rehearsal sketch ("Abducted By Aliens").moreless
    • SNL Family Thanksgiving Leftovers
      SNL Family Thanksgiving Leftovers
      Season 33 - Episode 5
      11/24/07
      7.8
      In this special, a compilation of memorable Thanksgiving and family-themed moments from SNL. Sketches include "Debbie Downer", "Paul's Monologue Worries," "The Ladies' Man," "The Bird Family," "Adam Sandler's Turkey Song," "Martha Stewart Living," "Nikey Turkey," "Big Kids," "Fuzzy Memories," "Ed Grimley's Thanksgiving," "Dysfunctional Family Dinner," "Jarret's Room," "Swerski's Super Fans' Thanksgiving," "The Loud Family," and "Greetings from Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein."moreless
    • David Hyde Pierce/Live
      Season 20 - Episode 11
      1/21/95
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Myers! Sketches include "Judge Ito Allows Evidence," "Amazin' Laser," "Rock Poetry Class," "Tales of Little Women," "Scottish Soccer Hooligan Weekly," "Robot Spy," "Nervous Habits," "Jersey Kids and Foreigners," "Perspectives," "Claire Tries Internet Sex," and "Movie News." Live performs "I Alone" and "Selling the Drama."
    • Candice Bergen/Cher
      Season 13 - Episode 5
      11/21/87
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "George Bush's Coup," "Pumping Up with Hans & Franz," "Anne Boleyn," "Manufacturers of Machine Part Components," "Positive Ethnic Role Model," "The First Thanksgiving," "Country Through & Through," "Thought Balloons," and "The Peeping Tom." Cher (with the World's Most Dangerous Band) performs "We All Sleep Alone" and "I Found Someone."moreless
    • Matt Dillon/Arctic Monkeys
      Season 31 - Episode 14
      3/11/06
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Rachel Dratch, Finesse Mitchell, Chris Parnell, Paula Pell, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Kristen Wiig! Sketches include "Spring Break '06," "prisonmate.net," "SportsCenter," "Lookalikes"(film), "Two A-Holes at a Travel Agency," "How to Order Sushi Like a CEO," "Joplin: Alive! Podcast," "Vincent Price's St. Patrick Day's Special," "Inner Harmony Relaxation Tape," "Appalachian Emergency Room," and "Decicco Brothers Unicornery." The Arctic Monkeys performed "I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor" and "A Certain Romance."moreless
    • Harvey Keitel/Madonna
      Season 18 - Episode 12
      1/16/93
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "The Inaugural Gala," "Jiffy Express," "It's Pat," "Subway Transit Authority," "The Bathroom Attendant," "In or Out of the Cab," "Deep Thoughts," "Bush's Farewell," "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer," and "Insane Deer Hunter." Madonna performed "Fever" and "Bad Girl."
    • Eddie Murphy/The Honeydrippers
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      12/15/84
      7.8
      Sketches include "Buckwheat Lives!" "White Like Me" (film), "Mister Robinson's Neighborhood," "Milestones," "Lifestyles of The Relatives of The Rich and Famous" (film), "Alfalfa's Confession," "Lishman's Deli," "Newsmakers," "Black History Minute," "Lawrence Climbs The Stairs," and "Eddie Kills Time." Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers perform "Rockin' at Midnight" and "Santa Claus is Back in Town."moreless
    • Johnny Knoxville/System of a Down
      Season 30 - Episode 18
      5/7/05
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Paula Abdul!

      Sketches include: "Primetime Live: The American Idol Scandal," "Sally & Dan Harrison: The Couple That Should Be Divorced," "Donald Trump's Domino's Ad," "Versace Mother's Day," "Channel 5 Late Night Movie," "Mother's Day Brunch," "Helping Hands Telethon," "Merv the Perv," "Action News," "Bear City" (film), and "You Might Be A Gay Redneck If..."

      System of a Down performed "B.Y.O.B" and "Aerials."moreless
    • Christoph Waltz/Alabama Shakes
      Season 38 - Episode 14
      2/16/13
      7.8

      Live from New York, it's... Cecily Strong and Jason Sudeikis!

      Sketches include "Carnival Triumph," "What Have You Become?" "Papal Securities," "Tiffy," "Djesus Uncrossed," "JaMarcus Brothers," "Regine at the Club," "Fox & Friends," and "Secret Admirer."

      Alabama Shakes performed "Hold On" and "Always Alright."

    • Jeff Daniels/Color Me Badd
      Season 17 - Episode 2
      10/5/91
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Johnny Carson's 29th and Final Anniversary," "Earthies," "Dueling Richmeisters," "The Chris Farley Show," "Community College Bowl," "Apex Novelty Guy," "Real Life With Jane Pauley," and "Don't Get Me Wrong." Color Me Badd performed "I Wanna Sex You Up" and "I Adore Mi Amor."moreless
    • Steve Carell/Kanye West
      Season 31 - Episode 1
      10/1/05
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "Bush Addresses the Nation," "MorganStanley," "The JetBlue Crisis," "Anderson Cooper 360," "The Couple That Should Be Divorced," "Girls Gone Wild Katrina," "Kanye Backstage," "The Lundford Twins Variety Hour," "Fun With Real Audio" (cartoon), and "Debbie Downer." Kanye West performed "Gold Digger" and "Heard 'Em Say" featuring Adam Levine.moreless
    • Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/25/76
      7.8
      Live from New York (via telephone), it's... the voice of Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Gilda's Fall," "Norman Lear's Actors" (film), "Jimmy Carter's Libido," "The Snakehandling O'Sheas," "Chevy's Girls," "Joseph Franklin's Metric Week," "Yankee Doodle Slapstick" (film) "Abusive Divorce Lawyer," "Rhodesian Peace Talks," "Norman's Joke," and "Spanish Peanuts" (film).

      Boz Skaggs performed "Lowdown" and "What Can I Say."moreless
    • Jennifer Aniston/Sting
      Season 25 - Episode 7
      11/20/99
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... John Carpenter! Sketches include "Who Wants to be the President?," "Pretty Living," "Nick Burns," "Mr. Peepers and Carrie Bradshaw," "Wayne Porter for Island Leader," "Privolin," "Christmas Urchins," "Kim Plunkett for Island Leader," "Pokemon Parents," and "Roberta's Thanksgiving." Sting performs "Brand New Day" and "Desert Rose" (with Cheb Mami).moreless
    • Ron Howard/The Clash
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      10/9/82
      7.8
      Sketches include "Bureau of Weights & Measures," "Opie's Back," "Velvet Jones Romance Novels," "Whiners Want a Baby," a guest performance by Harry Anderson, "In Search of Francis the Talking Mule" (film), "Focus on Film," "Reagan Visits Carter, 1980," "America is Turning Gay," "Sylvester School of Speech Therapy," "Hooker Explanation," and "Nukes Are For Kooks." The Clash performed "Straight To Hell" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go."moreless
    • Sam Kinison/Lou Reed
      Season 12 - Episode 4
      11/15/86
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Sam Kinison! Sketches include "Church Lady's Protest," "Obnoxious School Teacher," "Krypton Didn't Explode," "Love Connection," "Adobe, The Car Made Out of Clay", "The Jungle Room, 1943," "Ching Chang's Pet Chicken Shop," "Lord Sketch-Me-or-You-Die," and two stand-up performances by Sam Kinison. Lou Reed performed "I Love You, Suzanne" and "Original Wrapper."moreless
    • Patrick Swayze/Mariah Carey
      Season 16 - Episode 4
      10/27/90
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Patrick Swayze! Sketches include "Dirty Square Dancing," "Pumping Up With Hanz and Franz," "Ghost 2," "Super Feud," "Chippendales Auditions," "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson," "White Trash Bed and Breakfast," and "Mouse Trap Seminar." Mariah Carey performs "Vision Of Love" and "Vanishing."
    • 5/17/80
      7.8
      Live from New York, "and London," it's... Paul McCartney's milkman!

      Sketches include: "Father Guido Sarducci, Live from London," "Real Incredible People," "Messing Up Your Apartment," "The Hominids," "Stretch Marks Record Offer," "Reagan's Dinner," and "Deer Crossing."

      3-D performed "All-Night Television"; Paul McCartney presented a clip of his song "Comin' Up."moreless
    • (no host)/Thompson Twins
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      10/6/84
      7.8
      Sketches include "Lifestyles of Relatives of the Rich and Famous" (film), "The Olympic Torch," "Wheel of Fortune Interview," "Grandpa Howard," "Syncronized Swimming" (film), "First Draft Theater," "Stuffed Pants" (film), "Rich Hall's Election Report," "Bob Guccione," and "Book Beat."

      Thompson Twins perform "Hold Me Now" and "The Gap."
    • Ruth Gordon/Chuck Berry
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      1/22/77
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... John Belushi in a wheelchair!

      Sketches include "Belushi's Too Sick," "The Marines," "Barbra Streisand," "Emily Litella's Sister," "Tomorrow with Tom Snyder," "Crazy Frank," "Night Moves" (film), "Little Old Ladies of The Night," "Babysitter Sex Expert," "Mr. Bill's Magic" (film), a performance by magician Ricky Jay, "E. Buzz Miller," "The Last Days of Howard Hughes," and "Mr. Mike's Least-Loved Bedtime Tales."

      Chuck Berry performed "Johnny B. Goode," "Marie," and "Carol."moreless
    • 12/1/01
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "George W. Bush's 'You Might Be A Terrorist...'," "Preparation H," "Muchas Iglesias," "The Baseball Wives," "Store Clerk's Musical Masseur," "Dissing Your Dog," "Derek Jeter's Taco Hole," "Dealing With Mom and Dad," "Osama's Pep Talk," "Male Perms," "The SNL Christmas Song," and "My Big Thick Novel." Shakira performs "Wherever, Whenever"; Bubba Sparxxx performs "Ugly" and "Lovely."moreless
    • Danny DeVito/Bon Jovi
      Season 18 - Episode 11
      1/9/93
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Ditka! Sketches include "The Super Fans React to Ditka's Firing," "Canis," "Simon," "Aaron and Tori Spelling's Amy Fisher, 10516," "Gap Girls," "Amy Fisher, One Messed Up Bitch," "Privacy-Obsessed Hitman," "Madonna's Book on Tape," "Suspicious Eyes," "Unbelieveable New Breakthroughs," and "Adults Living at Home." Bon Jovi performed "Wanted Dead or Alive" and "Bed of Roses."moreless
    • John Goodman/Jewel
      Season 22 - Episode 19
      5/10/97
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Chris Kattan! Sketches include "Oprah and Ellen," "Caribbean Essence Bath Oil," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Talkin' with Suel," "Eddie Murphy, Good Samaritan," "The Delicious Dish," "The Culps," "Collette Reardon," and "Brasky Buddies." Jewel performed "Who Will Save Your Soul" and "You Were Meant For Me."
    • Emma Stone/Coldplay
      Season 37 - Episode 6
      11/12/11
      7.8

      Live from New York, it's... Bill Hader!

      Sketches include "Rick Perry Fumbles," "Secret Word," "WXPD News," "Wish It Would Rain" (Digital Short), "Les Jeunes de Paris," "Bachlorette Party," "Someone Like You," and "Technology Hump" (film).

      Coldplay performed "Paradise" and "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall."

    • 12/20/75
      7.8
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Christmas Eve with President Ford," "Mel's Char Palace" (three parts), "Billy Calls Home," "Send Us Your Home Movies," "The Bee Capades" (film), "Don Pardo Digital Gift Catalogue" (two parts), "Polaroid," "K-Put Price-Is-Rite Stamp Gun," "Closeted Elves," "Tarn-Off," "Laundromat Romance," "Pong," "Ploobis' Christmas Party" (Muppets), "Winter Wonderland," "Minute Mystery," "What Gilda Ate," a guest performance by Margaret Kuhn, "The Fritzie Kringle Show," and "Homeward Bound" (film). Martha Reeves performed "Higher & Higher" and "Silver Bells"; The Stylistics performed "You Make Me Feel Brand New."moreless
    • John McCain/The White Stripes
      Season 28 - Episode 3
      10/19/02
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Horatio Sanz! Sketches include "Iraqi State Television," "Hardball," "The Gillian Woodward Story," "Wake Up Wakefield," "Meet the Press," "Top O' The Morning," "McCain Sings Striesand," and "My Big Thick Novel." The White Stripes performed "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" and "We Are Going To Be Friends."moreless
    • Dana Carvey/Edie Brickell
      Season 20 - Episode 4
      10/22/94
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... the voice of Don Pardo!

      Sketches include "The Real George Bush," "Virtual Reality Books," "Johnny Carson's Testimony," "Ross Perot's Halloween," "Pepper Boy," "Nobel Prize Awards," "Work Excuses," and "Office Space" (cartoon).

      Edie Brickell performs "Green" (featuring Paul Simon) and "Tomorrow Comes."
    • Bill Murray/Sting
      Season 18 - Episode 15
      2/20/93
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Phil Hartman! Sketches include: "Beverly Hills Town Meeting," "Hibernol," "The Whipmaster," "Frequent Flyer," "I'm Chillin'," "Tommy Two-Step," "Coffee Talk With Linda Richman," "Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey," and "Honker at McDonald's." Sting performed "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You," "Love Is Stranger Than Justice," and "Every Breath You Take."moreless
    • Rob Reiner/"Joe Cocker"
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      10/25/75
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketeches include "Wheelchair-Bound," "National Pancreas Association PSA," "Fashion Faux Pas," a guest performance by The Lockers, "Dangerous But Inept," "Golden Needles Surgery-Free Healing," a guest performance by Andy Kaufman, "Felina Cat Food," "Wrigley's," "Droolers Anti-Defamation League," "Middle American Van Lines," "Sadistic Square Dance Caller," "Smoking Craters" (Muppets), "What Gilda Ate," a performance by Dillon & Hampton, "Operation" (film), and "Dramatic Scene."

      John Belushi (as Joe Cocker) performed "A Little Help From My Friends."moreless
    • Lindsay Lohan/Coldplay
      Season 30 - Episode 20
      5/21/05
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond!

      Sketches include "Hardball," "Woomba," "America's Next Top Model," "Monster-In-Law Screening," "Divertor" (cartoon), "Appalachian Emergency Room," "The Prince Show," "Little Italy," "The Ride Home," and "Bear City" (film).

      Coldplay performed "Speed of Sound" and "Fix You."
    • Kristen Wiig/Vampire Weekend
      Season 38 - Episode 744
      5/11/13
      7.8

      Live from New  York, it's...  Bill Hader!

      Sketches include "The Benghazi Hearings," "1-800-Flowers.com," "The Californians," "Aw Nuts, Mom's a Ghost!" "The Lawrence Welk  Show," "Target Greatland," "Douglaston Acupuncture," "Eddy's," and "Classy Sexy Elegnace."

      Vampire Weekend performed  "Diane Young" and "I'm Not  Excited."

    • Norm Macdonald/Dr. Dre
      Season 25 - Episode 4
      10/23/99
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Giuliani's Wager," "Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia," "Great Moments In Yankee History," "Celebrity Jeopardy!," "Crosstalk," "Larry King's News & Views," "Charlton Heston" (cartoon), "Dr. McMullin and Wife," "Michael Jackson at the Bar," "Inside the Actors Studio," and "Chess for Girls." Dr. Dre (featuring Snoop Dogg and Eminem) performed "Still D.R.E." and "Forget About Dre."moreless
    • Tom Hanks/Bruce Springsteen
      Season 17 - Episode 21
      5/9/92
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "Ross Perot in '92," "John Cabrizio," "Sabra Price Is Right," "Mr. Belvedere Fan Club," "The Dark Side with Nat X," "Showcase Playhouse Theater," "Deep Thoughts," and "She Turned Into Her Mother!"

      Bruce Springsteen performed "Lucky Town," "57 Channels," and "Living Proof."moreless
    • 4/24/76
      7.8
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase!

      Sketches include "Get to the Fall, Chevy!," "Purina Rat Chow," "Joseph Franklin's 10-letter Metric Alphabet," "The Claudine Longet Ski Invitational," "Great Moments in Herstory: Howard Hughes," "One Flew Over The Hornets' Nest," "Gilda's Equal Time," "Lorne's Offer to the Beatles," "Raquel's Shirt," "Bisexual Moment," and "SNL to Muppets: Drop Dead."

      John Sebastian and "Joe Cocker" (Belushi) performed "Welcome Back." Phoebe Snow performed "Two-Fisted Love." Raquel Welch performed "Ain't Necessarily So."moreless
    • Salma Hayak/Christina Aguilera
      Season 28 - Episode 17
      3/15/03
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Chris Parnell! Sketches include "Bush Press Conference," "Top O' The Morning," " Are You Hot? Cartoon Edition" (cartoon), "Versace Oscar Fashion Preview," "Husband In A Box," "Vote for Frida, Not Chicago," "Seduction Class," "Vote Frida to Fight Terrorism," "Channel 5 Late Night Movie: King Kong, the Director's Cut," and "Chicago's Rebuttal." Christina Aguilera performed "Beautiful" and "Fighter."moreless
    • Dana Carvey/The Wallflowers
      Season 26 - Episode 3
      10/21/00
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include: "The Third Presidental Debate," "Magic Mouth," "Delicious Dish," "Church Chat," "Bush Family Hunting Trip," "VH-1 Vogue Fashion Awards," and "Ching Chang's Chicken Play." The Wallflowers performed "Sleepwalker" and "Hand Me Down." The Baha Men performed "Who Let The Dogs Out?"
    • Martin Short/No Doubt
      Season 22 - Episode 8
      12/7/96
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Tim Meadows! Sketches include "O.J. Simpson," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Ed Grimley Goes To Heaven," "Roxbury Guys," "Barbara Walters Interviews Jackie Rogers, Jr.," "The Gantner Family Workout," "The Tinseltown Tattler," "Martha Stewart's Topless Christmas," and "Happy Holiday Tales." No Doubt performs "Don't Speak" and "Excuse Me Mr."
    • Seth Rogen/Spoon
      Season 33 - Episode 2
      10/6/07
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Andy Samberg!

      Sketches include "A Message from Kevin Federline," "Veritas Ultrasound HD," "2007 National Douchebag Championships," "MacGruber" (three parts), "Jeremy and Sasha," "Fred Thompson '08," "America's First Colonists," "Rowlf & The Swedish Chef," and "Mad Joe Dixon."

      Spoon performed "The Underdog" and "You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb."moreless
    • Charlie Day/Maroon 5
      Season 37 - Episode 5
      11/5/11
      7.8

      Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen!

      Sketches include "The Ghost of Moammer Ghadafi," "Kim's Fairytale Divorce," "The Dr. Oz Show," "Greek God Meeting," "Getting Freaky with Cee-Lo Green," "Kings of Catchphrase Comedy, Volume 2," "Because of One Dolphin," "Seinfeld Apartment Murder," and "Lil' Poundcake."

      Maroon 5 performed "Moves Like Jagger" and "Stereo Hearts" (featuring Travis McCoy).

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      Weekend Update Thursday (1)
      Season 35 - Episode 24
      9/17/09
      7.8
      The first of six prime-time Weekend Update Thursdays that aired in the 2009-10 season. The half-hour special began with a sketch about Rep. Joe Wilson, followed by an extended edition of Weekend Update with guest co-anchor Amy Poehler.
    • 10/25/97
      7.8
      Live from New York, it's... Chris Farley! Sketches include "Farley Gets Permission to Host," "Morning Latte," "Mary Katherine at the Dance," "Matt Foley at the Gym," "Goth Talk," "Sally Jesse Raphael," "Monday Night Football Song," "Superfans," and "El Niño." The Mighty Mighty Bosstones performed "The Impression That I Get."
    • Amy Poehler/Katy Perry
      Season 36 - Episode 1
      9/25/10
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Kristen Wiig! Sketches include "RNC Headquarters," "Bronx Beat," "Bosley Hair Restoration," "Maternity Matters," "The Mosque at Ground Zero," "The Lean Years," "Theme from 'Boogerman'" (Digital Short), "Chez Henri," "Actor II Actor," and "The Even More Expendables." Katy Perry performed "California Girls" and "Teenage Dream."
    • Alec Baldwin/Jonas Brothers
      Season 34 - Episode 16
      2/14/09
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Republican Congressional Leadership Meeting," "The Fourth Jonas Brother," "The Cougar Den," "Property of the Queen" (Digital Short), "Sir Mix-a-Lot's Photoshop," "Vincent Price's Valentine's Day Special," "High-Profile Project," "Warrior Shake," "Chewable Pampers," "Virgania Horsen's Hot-Air Balloon Rides," and "Acting Techniques for Actors." The Jonas Brothers performed "Tonight" and "Video Girl."moreless
    • Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean
      Season 38 - Episode 1
      9/15/12
      7.7

      Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean opened the 38th season of the NBC late night show Saturday Night Live. The singer Psy of the hit "Gangnam Style" made a surprise appearance, and Ocean performed "Thinkin Bout You" and "Pyramids" with John Mayer on guitar. MacFarlane, better known for his behind the camera work on "Family Guy" and "American Dad," appeared as an Amish wooden spoon salesman and a puppet instructor. (see synopsis in recap)

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    • Amy Adams/Vampire Weekend
      Season 33 - Episode 8
      3/8/08
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Amy Poehler!

      Sketches include "Clinton Attack Ad," "Mirror Image," "Green Card Couple Therapy," "A New Superhero" (Digital Short), "Fierce: The Hot Mess Makeover Show," "Penelope in Driving " "Dr. Uncle Jimmy's," "Roger Clemens Presents," "The Best of the Tookie Stiles Show," and "Dancing Galpals."

      Vampire Weekend performed "A-Punk" and "M79."moreless
    • Jason Alexander/Peter Gabriel
      Season 18 - Episode 18
      4/10/93
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Julia Sweeney! Sketches include "Clinton's Indecent Proposal," "Jiffy Express," "Woody Allen Fan Club," "Hub's Gyros," "Deep Thoughts," "Food Union," "Weak Crime Boss," "Tales of Irony," "Ignorant Proposal," and "Black Coworkers." Peter Gabriel performs "Steam" and "In Your Eyes."
    • The Best of John Belushi
      Season 0 - Episode 2
      8/3/85
      7.7
      A selection of clips and sketches from the late comic legend's four-year stint on SNL.

      Sketches include "Sam Peckinpah," "Beethoven Composes 'My Girl'," "Beethoven Composes 'What I Say'," "Vito Corleone in Therapy," "Samurai Deli," "Wilderness Comedian," "The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise," "The Bee Honeymooners," "Dragnet," "Tomorrow with Tom Snyder," "Mussolini Reenactment," "Little Chocolate Donuts," "Olympia Cafe," "Don't Look Back In Anger," "The Academy Awards," "Superhero Party," and Miles Cowperthwaite, Part Two: I Am Nailed to the Hull."

      John Belushi (as Joe Cocker) performed "A Little Help From My Friends," The Blues Brothers performed "King Bee," "Soul Man," and "B-Movie Boxcar Blues."moreless
    • Anthony Perkins/Betty Carter
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      3/13/76
      7.7
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "SNL is Not Ad-Libbed," "A President's View on Marijuana" (three parts), "Hello Dolly," "Dominatrix Cleaning Tips," "Norman Bates School of Hotel Management," "Scred Gets Desperate" (Muppets), "Land Is Scarce, Use Your Head," "Happy Hour Hook-Up," "New Yorkers & Their Pets" (film), "Sherry and the Bee," "Low-Budget Movie Trailers," "P-Nut Fever," and "Butt County Dance Party." Betty Carter performed "Music, Maestro, Please," "Swing Brother Swing," and "I Can't Help It."moreless
    • Ed Helms/Paul Simon
      Season 36 - Episode 21
      5/14/11
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Jason Sudeikis! Sketches include "The Situation Room," "Corn Syrup Producers of America," "What up with that?," "The Ambiguously Gay Duo: The Dark, Clenched Hole of Evil," (cartoon/film) "Wild World," "One-Take Tony," "Ann-Margret Tries To Throw A Wad Of Paper Into A Trashcan," and "A Republican Candidate." Paul Simon performs "Rewrite" and "So Beautiful Or So What."moreless
    • Kerry Washington/Eminem
      Season 39 - Episode 5
      11/2/13
      7.7

      Live from New York, it's... Rev. Al Sharpton!

      Sketches include "Dinner with the Obamas," "Career Week," "What Does My Girl Say?" (film), "How's He Doing?" "Miss Universe Moscow 2013," "Cartoon Catchphrase," "Booker T. Washington High Fall Carnival," "Date or Diss," and "Ice Cream" (film).

      Eminem performed "Berserk" (featuring Rick Rubin) and "Survival" (featuring Skylar Grey).

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    • Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce Knowles
      Season 28 - Episode 22
      5/17/03
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Hardball," "Top O'The Morning," The Rialto Grande," "Cokee, The Most Expensive Dog in the World" (cartoon), "The Falconer," "Donatella Versace's Backyard Barbecue," "La Cuisina Canina," "Astronaut Jones," and "Dr. Deacon's Haunch Crack Powder." Beyonce performs "Crazy In Love" (with Jay-Z) and "Dangerously In Love."moreless
    • Jill Clayburgh/Eddie Money
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      3/18/78
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Garrett Morris!

      Sketches include "Garrett Sings 'Danny Boy'," "Royal Deluxe II," "Olympia Cafe," "Sybil III," "Bad One-Man Theater," "Nutrifix", "Myopic Cowboy," "Shower Mic," "The Coneheads On Earth," "Celebrity Crack-Up," and "Jill's Relationships."

      Eddie Money performed "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Baby Hold On."
    • Ellen DeGeneres/No Doubt
      Season 27 - Episode 9
      12/15/01
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "CBS Terrorist Update," "Culps' Nativity," "Kitty Singleton: Federal Agent," "The Narrator Who Ruined Christmas" (cartoon), "A Hard Day's Mango", "Abbreviated Family Vacation," "My Big Thick Novel," "Dad's New Girlfriend," and "Dick Cheney's Snow Globe/SNL Christmas Song." No Doubt performs "Hey Baby" and "Hella Good."moreless
    • Marisa Tomei/Bonnie Raitt
      Season 20 - Episode 2
      10/1/94
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Michael McKean! Sketches include "Clinton on Health Care," "Lexon Paradox," "Mona Lisa Vito Testifies for OJ," "Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley," "Adult Education Class," "Piercing Today," "Bobby Camilarri's Bridal Fair 2000," "Monsters of Monologue '94," and "Framingham High Fall Mixer." Bonnie Raitt performs "Love Sneaking Up on You" and "Storm Warning."moreless
    • Ron Reagan/The Nelsons
      Season 11 - Episode 9
      2/8/86
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Ron Reagan! Sketches include "White House Risky Business," "You're Going To Hell" (repeat), "The Pat Stevens Show," "Dalkon Shield Trout Lure," "Back To The Future," A performance by Penn And Teller, "Limits of the Imagination," "Shakespeare In The Slums," and "Woody Allen Fan." The Nelsons performed "Walk Away" and "Do You Know What I Mean."moreless
    • Jodie Foster/Brian Wilson
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/27/76
      7.7
      Live from New York, It's... Gilda Radner! Sketches include "Phasing Out Gilda," "Pilson's Feedbag Dinners," "Bee Peter Pan," "Puberty Helper," "Metal Detector," "What Kinda Guy Watches Saturday Night?," "Laraine's Little Known Talent," "Don Pardo: The First 50 Years," "Jodie's Teacher," "Kids' Dreams" (film), "The King Kong Dirge," "I'm Not Black," and "Mr. Mike's Least-Loved Bedtime Tales: The Little Train That Died." Brian Wilson performed "Back Home," "Love is a Woman," and "Good Vibrations."moreless
    • Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live
      Cast members, writers, production members, family members, hosts, and guests all talk about the first five seasons of SNL. Everything from Chevy Chase leaving SNL after the first season to the creation of the Blues Brothers is recalled in this two-hour TV documentary.
    • 11/11/95
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Tim Meadows! Sketches include "Bill Clinton," "Spartan Cheerleaders," "Old Glory Insurance," "Clara Turley's Bible Challenge," "Spade In America," "Whit Trash Around A Campfire," "Directors on Directing," and "All Aboard." Smashing Pumpkins perform "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" and "Zero."
    • Michael J. Fox/The Black Crowes
      Season 16 - Episode 15
      3/16/91
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Another Post-Desert Storm Speech," "Chia Head," "Jasper, The Stinging Clown," "America's Most Wanted," "Central High Class Reunion," "Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley," "Not Getting Any," and "Michael's Elevator Fans." The Black Crowes performed "Thick and Thin" and "She Talks to Angels."
    • Tom Hanks/Keith Richards
      Season 14 - Episode 1
      10/8/88
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon! Sketches include "Pumping Up With Hans and Franz," "Presidential Debate '88," "Mr. Short Term Memory," "Jew, Not a Jew," "First Citiwide Change Bank," "Outtakes from 'Big'," "Class of '78 Ten Year Reunion," and "The Pat Stevens Show." Keith Richards performed "Take It So Hard" and "Struggle."moreless
    • James Woods/Don Henley
      Season 15 - Episode 5
      10/28/89
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's ... Jan Hooks! Sketches include "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson," "Yard-a-pult," "Dracula and AIDS," "Primetime Live," "Ventriloquist Act," "Falling in Love," "Three Dudes Holistic Automotive," "Hemsley Spook House," and "Halloween Greetings from Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein." Don Henley performs "The Last Worthless Evening" and "The Boys of Summer."moreless
    • James Franco/Kings of Leon
      Season 34 - Episode 2
      9/20/08
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "McCain Voiceovers," "The Cougar Den," "Agent 420," "Simpson Jury Selection," "Murray Hill" (Digital Short), "The Looker," "New York Times Reporters," "Of Mice and Men," "Yankee Stadium Stories" (film), and "James and Willam Dafoe." Kings of Leon performed "Sex on Fire" and "Use Somebody."moreless
    • Martin Short / Paul McCartney
      Season 38 - Episode 10
      12/15/12
      7.7

      Live from New York, it's... the New York City Children's Choir!

      Sketches include "Silent Night," "A Tony Bennett Christmas," "The RoyalGynecologist," "You're a Rat Bastard, Charlie Brown," "What Up With That?" "Restoration Hardware," and "Pageant Audition."

      Paul McCartney performed "My Valentine," "Cut Me Some Slack" (featuring Nirvana), and "Wonderful Christmas Time."

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    • Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons
      Season 39 - Episode 13
      2/1/14
      7.7

      Live from New York, it's... Beck Bennett and Jay Pharoah!

      Sketches include "Broadway Halftime Show," "CVS," "Delaware 1 News," "Woman's Group," "Guess That Phrase!" "28 Reasons" (film), "Living Pictures," "Girlfriends Talk Show," "The Summer of Diane," and "Super Champions with Kyle" (film).

      Imagine Dragons performed "Radioactive" (featuring Kendrick Lamar) and "Demons."

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    • Drew Barrymore/Macy Gray
      Season 27 - Episode 3
      10/13/01
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "A Message from Dick Cheney," "Crossing Over with John Edwards," "Jacuzzi Lovers," "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Collector's Edition DVD", "First Liberty Savings Bank," "Action Talk Show", "Post-9/11-Edited King Kong Movie," and "Whole Latte Love." Macy Gray performs "Sexual Revolution" and "Sweet Baby."moreless
    • Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger/UB40
      Season 19 - Episode 13
      2/12/94
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Alec Baldwin! Sketches include "Alec Baldwin's Goodfellas," "Family Feud," "Canteen Boy and the Scoutmaster," "Phillip The Hyper Hypo," "The Romantic Men," "Mickey Ross's Pyramid of Pain," "The Adventures of Tiny Elvis," and "Chris Farley Meets Kim Basinger Backstage." UB40 performed "C'est La Vie" and "Can't Help Falling In Love."moreless
    • David Duchovny/Rod Stewart
      Season 20 - Episode 20
      5/13/95
      7.7
      Live from New York, for the last time, it's…Michael McKean! Sketches include "The Beastman of Studio 8H," "You Think You're Better Than Me?," "Zagat's," "Prichard's General Store," "Ricki Lake," "Rock and Roll Realtor," and "Polar Bears." Rod Stewart performs "Leave Virginia Alone" and "Maggie May."
    • Miley Cyrus/The Strokes
      Season 36 - Episode 16
      3/5/11
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Bill Hader!

      Sketches include "Duh! Winning!" "Baby Spanx," "Our Time! with Taboo and Apl.de.ap," "TCM Essentials: The Sound of Music," "Disney Channel Acting School," "The Miley Cyrus Show," "Les Jeunes de Paris," "Beastly" (Digital Short), "Moisturizing Facial Cream," "Ginger Rangers," and "CBS Gurney Month."

      The Strokes performed "Under Cover of Darkness" and "Life Is Simple in the Moonlight."moreless
    • Ben Affleck/Nelly
      Season 30 - Episode 1
      10/2/04
      7.7
      Live From New York, it's... Chris Parnell! Sketches include "First Presidential Debate 2004," "Dr. Porkenheimer's Boner Juice," "Debbie Downer," "Swift Veterans for Truth," "Kerry Campaign Stop," "The Escalator," "Obnoxious Wedding DJ," and "Kitty Kelley's 'The Family.'" Nelly performs: "My Place" and "Na-Nana-Na."
    • 12/9/89
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "While Dan Quayle's Asleep," "Yard-A-Pult," "Messy Date," "Tales of the Runaway Boulder," "Attack of the Masturbating Zombies," "Rockefeller is Evil," "A Betty Ford Straight Arrow Christmas", and "In the Middle." Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville performed "Don't Know Much" and "When Something Is Wrong."moreless
    • Alec Baldwin/Whitney Houston
      Season 16 - Episode 14
      2/23/91
      7.7
      "Show show show, here we go" it's... Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "The McLaughlin Group," "The Dancer," "The Honest Planet," "The Sinead O'Connor Awards," "Lank Thompson: I'm A Handsome Actor," "Pan Am," "The Godfather Part IV," "I'm Chillin'," "Confession Can Be Exciting For The Soul," and "Cyrano De Bergerac."

      Whitney Houston performed "I'm Your Baby Tonight" and "All The Man I Need."moreless
    • Alec Baldwin/P.O.D.
      Season 27 - Episode 18
      4/20/02
      7.7
      Live From New York, It's... Fred, the Parrot From "Baretta"! Sketckes include "Robert Blake Coverage," "Kotex Classic," "Gay Voice Mail," "When White Men Date Old Black Women," "Ozzy Osbourne's Problems," "Let's All Hate France", "The Anatominals" (cartoon), "The Cardinals," "Lovers' Birthday Party," "The Tony Bennett Show," and "My Big Fat Novel." P.O.D performs: "Alive" and "Youth of the Nation."moreless
    • John Goodman/Faith No More
      Season 16 - Episode 7
      12/1/90
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Phil Hartman!

      Sketches include "Church Chat," "Bad Idea Jeans," "Food Emporium," "Mick Jagger's Wedding Day," "Player-With-Yourselves Club," "The McLaughlin Group," "No Talking While Chewing," "Wayne's World," "Davy Crockett's Son," and "Pat at the Office."

      Faith No More performs "Epic" and "From Out of Nowhere."moreless
    • Drake
      Season 39 - Episode 11
      1/18/14
      7.7

      Live from New York, it's...... Kate McKinnon!

      Sketches include "Piers Morgan Live," "Hip Hop Classics," "Nancy Grace," "Resolution Revolution" (digital short) "Slumber Party," "Disney World Show," "Detention," "Mornin' Miami," and "I Know" (digital short).

      Drake performed "Started from the Bottom," "Trophies," "Hold On, We're Going Home," and "From Time" with Jhene Aiko.

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    • Steve Martin/Eric Clapton
      Season 20 - Episode 1
      9/24/94
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Tim Meadows! Sketches include "Clinton Auditions," "The Ron Wood Show," "Baseball Cruise," "Steve Martin's All-Natural Penis Beauty Creme," "Bad Ad Campaign," "Court TV: O.J. Simpson Trial," "Total Bastard Airlines," "The Better Baby," "Bathroom Monkey," "Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey," and "Leland-Meyers Home Headache Test." Eric Clapton performs "I'm Tore Down" and "Five Long Years."moreless
    • Peter Sarsgaard/The Strokes
      Season 31 - Episode 11
      1/21/06
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Seth Meyers! Sketches include "Anderson Cooper 360," "Nelson's Baby Toupees," "Target Greatland," "National Pirate Convention," "Carol!," "Young Chuck Norris" (film), "Cat Fancy," "Gays in Space," "Fairmount Suites Inn," "NSA Wiretap," and "Peter Sarsgaard's SARS-guards." The Strokes performed "Juicebox" and "You Only Live Once."
    • Emma Stone/Kings of Leon
      Season 36 - Episode 4
      10/23/10
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Paul Brittain!

      Sketches include "Harry Reid Rally," "Baby Spanx," "Dream Home Extreme," "WXPD 9 News," "Sign My Cast" (Digital Short), "The View," "Wrangler Open Fly Jeans," "Les Jeunes de Paris," "My Brother Knows Everything," "Ed Vincent's Sex Symposium," and "Googie Rene's Halloween Partially Damaged Discount Basement."

      Kings of Leon performed "Radioactive" and "Pyro."moreless
    • Josh Brolin/Adele
      Season 34 - Episode 5
      10/18/08
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Gov. Sarah Palin! Sketches include "Palin on Palin," "MacGruber" (three parts), "Sue and the Engagement," "The Suze Orman Show," "Mark and Andy Backstage," "I'm No Angel," "Fart Face," "Narc School," "ReadiTrade.com," "New York Underground" (film), and "Fall Foliage." Adele performed "Chasing Pavements" and "Cold Shoulder."
    • The Best of TV Funhouse
      The Best of TV Funhouse
      Season 0 - Episode 24
      4/29/06
      7.7
      Ace and Gary host this special looking back at Saturday TV Funhouse through the years. Highlights include "Fun With Real Audio," "The X-Presidents," "Mr. T," "Anatominals," and of course, "The Ambigously Gay Duo."
    • Kate Jackson/Delbert McClinton
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      2/24/79
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... John Belushi! Sketches include "Freddie's Angels," "Nerds' Nurse," "Network Lineup Changes," "Child Psychiatrist," a performance by Andy Kaufman, "Kate Feels Guilty," "Bad Cabaret For Children," "Mr. Bill Shapes Up" (film), and "Coneheads at the Movies." Delbert McClinton perfomed "B-Movie Boxcar Blues" and "Talkin' About You."
    • Martin Sheen/David Bowie
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      12/15/79
      7.7
      Sketches include "Quick Sex Change Operation," "Le Shoe," "Afraid of the Dark," "Striking Teachers," "Apocolypse Now," "First Love, Part 2," "Foreveready," "Criminals," "Minota AM-3 Camera," "Revisions of Freudian History," "Martin Sheen Hairspray" David Bowie performed "The Man Who Sold The World," "TVC - 15," "Boys Keep Swinging."
    • Ashton Kutcher/Gwen Stefani
      Season 30 - Episode 15
      3/19/05
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Hardball," "MeHarmony.com," "Oprah," "The Push-Up Contest," "Kevin Federline," "Gays In Space," "Guest Preacher," "Action News 13," and "Nebulzitol." Gwen Stefani (with Eve) performed "Rich Girl" and "Holla Back Girl."
    • Christmas Special
      Christmas Special
      Season 28 - Episode 9
      12/17/02
      7.7
      Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey host the best of the Christmans sketches.

      Sketches include "Mary Katherine Gallagher", "Martha Stewart's Topless Christmas", "Channukah Song", "The Lost Ending to It's A Wonderful Life", "Bobbi and Marty at Oakhurst Mall", "Steve Martin's Christmas Wishes", "Consumer Probe", "Santa's Elf", "Mark Jensen's Family Christmas", "Santa's Lap", "Merry Christmas Dammit!," "Seasons Greetings from Saturday Night Live," and "NPR's Delicious Dish."

      Luciano Pavarotti and Vanessa Williams performed "Adeste Fedeles."moreless
    • 2/22/92
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey!

      Sketches include "America's Message To Bush," "Dick Clark Productions", "Coffee Talk," "Tall Tales of the Recession," "New DDD Sister," "A Star Is Born," and "Daily Affirmation."

      The Chili Peppers perform "Stone Cold Bush" and "Under the Bridge."
    • Roseanne/Green Day
      Season 20 - Episode 7
      12/3/94
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Mike Myers! Sketches include "Jesse Helms," "HHT," "A Woman Exploited," "Roseanne In Therapy," "USAir," "Rescue 911," "Civil War Memories," "Skimpy's Frozen Yogurt," "Funny Strange," and "Lock-Up." Green Day performs "When I Come Around" and "Geek Stink Breath."
    • Roseanne Barr/Deee-Lite
      Season 16 - Episode 13
      2/16/91
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Kevin Nealon!

      Sketches include "Mr. Subliminal's War Press Conference," "MetroCard," "Sally," "Pat at the Office", "Misery II," "Iraqi Pete," "McIntosh Jr," "A Presidents' Day Rememberence," "Happy Fun Ball," "Opposites Attract," "Comedy Killers," "Victoria's Secrets," and "White Trash History Minute."

      Deee-Lite performs "World Clique" and "The Power of Love."moreless
    • Michael Keaton/Morrissey
      Season 18 - Episode 7
      11/14/92
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Dana Carvey! Sketches include "Bush Thanks His Contributors," "Chameleon XLE," "Training the Socially Impaired Elevator Guy," "The First Annual Gutenberg Awards," "Larry's First Day," "Watching Grandma," "Ex-Slut Blind Date," and "Outweek." Morrissey performed "Glamorous Glue" and "Suedehead."
    • Matthew Fox/Tenacious D
      Season 32 - Episode 7
      12/2/06
      7.7
      Live from New York (in English and Arabic), it's... Will Forte!

      Sketches include "Bush and al-Maliki," "Sale-Mart," "Nancy Grace," "Deep House Dish," "Lost Fans," "Crazy Mountain Man," "Math vs. History Buffs," and "The Mayan Empire."

      Tenacious D performed "Kickapoo" and "The Metal."
    • Tom Brady/Beck
      Season 30 - Episode 17
      4/16/05
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's...Chris Parnell! Sketches include "A Message From Tom DeLay," "Dr. Porkenheimer's Boner Juice" (edited version), "The Bad Thrower," "The Falconer," "Dr. Phil," "Tom Brady's Falafel House," "Behind The Music: The Super Bowl Shuffle," "The Oak Room," and "Backstage Quarterbacks." Beck performed "E-Pro" and "Girl."
    • Liam Neeson/Modest Mouse
      Season 30 - Episode 5
      11/13/04
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "Kerry at the Beach," "Star Jones' Wedding Night," "You Call This A House Do Ya?," "Dr. Porkenheimer's Boner Juice" (edited version), "The Giant Parrot," "Wake Up San Diego," "Appalachian Emergency Room," and "The Drug Sniffing Dog." Modest Mouse performed "Float On" and "Ocean Breathes Salty."moreless
    • Anne Hathaway / Rhianna
      Season 38 - Episode 7
      11/10/12
      7.7

      Host Anne Hathaway; Rihanna performs.

    • Ben Affleck/Kanye West
      Season 38 - Episode 745
      5/18/13
      7.7

      Live from New York,  it's...  Kenan Thompson!

      Sketches include "Politics Nation," "Bengo F*** Yourself," "Xanax for Gay Summer Marriages," "A Depression Story," "New Beginners Flagstaff," "Greg Pulino's Wake," "Hermes," "Shauna and Kirk's Engagement Party," and "Ian Rubbish & The Bizarros."

      Kanye West performed "Black Skinhead" and "New Slaves."

    • The Rolling Stones
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      10/7/78
      7.7
      Live from New York, it's... Dan Aykroyd! Sketches include "Garrett Morris and the National Broadcasting Orchestra," "Mayor Koch Honors John Belushi," "Autoscent," "Tomorrow," "Norge the Refrigerator Repairman," "Olympia Restaurant," "Sushi By the Pool" (film), "McCartney and Lennon Reunion," and "Danger Probe." The Rolling Stones performed a medley of "Beast of Burdon," "Respectable," and "Shattered."moreless
    • Jude Law/Pearl Jam
      Season 35 - Episode 18
      3/13/10
      7.6
      Live from New York, it's... Bobby Moynihan! Sketches include "Eric Massa's Exit Interview," "Ford," "Secret Word," "Broadview Security," "Spanish Serial Killer," "Boombox" (Digital Short), "The Twilight Zone," "Hamlet Auditions," "Kickspit Underground Rock Festival," "Elinda Naid," and "Talk Show with Ravish." Pearl Jam performed "Just Breathe" and "Unthought Known."
    • 11/3/84
      7.6
      Sketches include "Gerry and the Mon-dells," "Baby Double," "Fernando's Hideaway," "The Folksmen Reunion," "Buddy Young Jr. Is Back" (film), "First Draft Theater," "Lucky Star," "PBS Pledge Drive," "Strange Rabbi," "Rich Hall's Election Report," "Mondale's Strategy," and "SNL Fashion Report."

       The Folksmen perform "Uncle Joe's Place", Chaka Khan performs "I Feel For You" and "This Is My Night."moreless
    • Don Rickles/Billy Idol
      Season 9 - Episode 11
      1/28/84
      7.6
      Live from New York, it's... Joe Piscopo! Sketches include "TV President," "Kannon AE-1," "I Married A Monkey," "The Hamlisch Maneuver," "Fascinating People And Their Friends," "Witness Protection," "Romeo and Juilet," "El Dorko and Becky," and "This Is Your Afterlife." Billy Idol performed "White Wedding" and "Rebel Yell."
    • Buck Henry/Gordon Lightfoot
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      5/22/76
      7.6
      Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Chevy on Crutches," "Samurai Tailor," "Talk Back!", "Dell Stator's $.99 Toad Ranch," "Looks at Books," "The Crowd Audition," "Peter Lemon Moodring," "Not For Ladies Only," and "Lorne Michaels' Second Offer to the Beatles."

      Gordon Lightfoot performed "Summertime Dream," "Spanish Moss," and the first ten seconds of "Sundown"; Garrett Morris performed "An Die Musik."moreless
    • Al Sharpton/Pink
      Season 29 - Episode 7
      12/6/03
      7.6
      Live from New York, it's... Jimmy Fallon! Sketches include "Equal Time Programming on NBC," "Michael Jackson On A Roller Coaster," "Brian Fellow's Safari Planet," "The Three Wise Men Get Racial-Profiled", "Al Sharpton's Casa de Sushi," "The Latoya Jackson Show," "Black Stereotypes," "Candidate Party," "Vasquez the Cabbie," "Cryogenix," and "Cash On Earth." Pink performs "Trouble" and "God is a DJ."moreless
    • Weekend Update Thursday (2)
      Weekend Update Thursday (2)
      Season 35 - Episode 25
      9/24/09
      7.6
      The second of six prime-time half-hour specials, featuring a sketch about President Obama, followed by a special extended edition of Weekend Update with guest co-anchor Amy Poehler.
    • 4/13/96
      7.6
      Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "Northwestern Class Reunion," "Nightline," "House Workers," "Rita vs. Penn State," "The McKinney Factor," "Seattle Today," "Greyson-Moorhead," "T-Bone the Barber," "Sergeant Suel Forrester," "Fuzzy Memories," "Fast Talk Cafe," and "Steve Forbes vs. the Flies." Rage Against the Machine performed "Bulls On Parade."
    • Bryan Cranston/Kanye West
      Season 36 - Episode 2
      10/2/10
      7.6
      Live from New York, it's... Andy Samberg! Sketches include "Emanuel Bows Out," "Pepto-Bismol Ice," "The Miley Cyrus Show," "What Up With That?," "Shanna the Cheerleader," "Rescue Dogs 3D" (Digital Short), "Kid Smartz," "Biennan Brothers Concert," "Henry's Self-Defense Lesson," and "i-sleepPRO." Kanye West performed "Power" and "Runaway" (feat. Pusha T).