Congresswoman: Did your company build this dial?
Mr. Algamated: For the sake of this sketch, yes.
This broadcast has ten credited musical guests, far and away an SNL record.
The theme song to the "Jazz Perspectif" sketch is the exact same one that appeared in the "Jazz Riffs" sketch from Year 9.
Quincy Jones would later end up producing SNL's timeslot rival MADtv.
Quincy Jones conducts the larger-than-usual SNL Band in a performance of Dizzy Gillespie's "Manteca" instead of doing a monologue.
Some repeats include a dress rehearsal sketch in which Quincy Jones and Phil Hartman participate in a strange duet. It is a sketch where they are conversating in a psychiatrist's office with their dialogue set to music.