Saturday Night Live - Season 1

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Saturday 11:30 PM on NBC Premiered Oct 11, 1975 In Season

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Episode Guide

  • 7/31/76
    6.9
    Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Help Me Make it Through The Night," "I Am Not a Sucker for Saturday Night," "Samurai General Practitioner," "The Great White Athlete," "Ford's Pork Barrel," "Talk Country," "Gynocologist Blind Date," "Andrew Young Sucks Up," "Police State," "The Real Bobby McGee," and "Waiting For Don Pardo." Rita Coolidge performed "Hula Hoop."moreless
  • Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase!

    Sketches include "Belushi Trash-Talks Chevy," "Louise's Dressing Room," "General 'V.D' Amin," "Sven and Inger," "Human Hair Potholders," "Ode to Television," "Louise and Her Dog," "Boy Talk," "John Belushi Sells His Clothes," "The Diner" (film), and "Jimmy Carter for President," and "Louise's Year."

    The Preservation Hall Jazz Band performed "Panama."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
  • 5/22/76
    7.7
    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
  • 5/15/76
    7.5
    Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Chevy Repeats the Fall," "Dyan's Dream," "Sugar-Free Zing," "Hearing Test," "The Adulterer," "Vacationland Adventure," "Next Week's Host," "Minister with Hiccups," "Anita Bryant for Orange Juice," "Marine Corps Commercial Shoot," "Johnny Angel," "Affair Investigation" (film), "Bathwater of The Stars", "Cresk Toothpaste," and "The Hubcap Thief" (film). Leon and Mary Russell performed "Satisfy You" and "Daylight" (featuring John Belushi as Joe Cocker).moreless
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!

    Sketches include "No More Falls," "Great Moments in Herstory," "White Guilt Relief Fund," "Jill Carson, Guidance Counselor!," "H&L Brock," "Car Yummies," "Paying the Milkman," "Dog Tricks" (film), "Inquisitive Girlfriend," "Old MacDonald," "Triple-Trac," "The Mr. Bill Show," and "Grable and Lombard."

    Leon Redbone performed "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Big Time Woman"; Jill Clayburgh, the Singing Idlers, and the SNL Band perform "Semper Paratus" and "Sea Cruise."moreless
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1/31/76
    7.4
    Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Voodoo on Chevy Chase," "Bullets & Alcohol," "Dick Cavett School Of Auto Refinishing & Upholstery," "H&L Brock" (three parts), "Felina Cat Food," "Dick Cavett School Of Hydroplane Operation," "Our Town," "Dick and the Lookalike," "The Tailor & The Plastic Surgeon" (film), "Dance To The Nation," "Looks At Books," "The Apple Follies" (film), and a guest performance by Al Alen Peterson. Jimmy Cliff performed "The Harder They Come," "Many Rivers to Cross," and "Wahjaka Man."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
  • 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
  • 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 "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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!

    Sketches include "The Berkeley Collection of Grafitti Wallpaper," "Paul Simon vs. Connie Hawkins" (film), "The Bees Have Been Cut," "The Mighty Favog," "Albert's Home Movies" (film), and "Try-Hard 1-11."

    Paul Simon performed "Still Crazy After All These Years", "Marie" and "American Tune" (solo) and "The Boxer", "My Little Town" and "Scarborough Fair" with Art Garfunkel. Simon also performed "Loves Me Like A Rock" with the Jesse Dixon Singers. Randy Newman performed "Sail Away" (solo); Phoebe Snow performed "No Regrets" (solo) and "Gone At Last" with Paul Simon; Art Garfunkel (solo) performed "I Only Have Eyes For You."moreless
  • 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