During the "Zagat's" sketch, Chris Farley's clip-on earring falls off, and even though he puts it back on, it falls off again later in the sketch.
Dolores O'Riordan: Just one week ago today, the man who signed The Cranberries and lots of other young musicians... he died; his name was Denny Cordell, and this one is for him. (the band starts playing "Ode To My Family")
Janeane Garafolo's last show.
George Clooney was the first cast member from ER to host SNL.
Sketches that do not appear in the 60-minute edit: "Lexon Paradox," "WR," "The Mack Reardon Story," "Emory, IL," and the short film "Snowbird ."
Jay Mohr does not appear in this episode.
Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dedicated "Ode To My Family" to music label producer Denny Cordell, who passed away the week before this broadcast.
Molly Shannon joins the cast as a featured player and become a full time cast member in the following season of SNL.
Janeane Garofalo ends her unhappy tenure on SNL this episode.