Saturday Night Live - Season 2

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




Episode Guide

  • 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
  • 5/14/77
    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
  • 4/23/77
    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
  • 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
  • 4/9/77
    Live From New York, it's... Gilda Radner! Sketches include "Emily Litella's New Love," "Lowell Brock," "President Carter's Stance on Blacks," "Black Perspective," "Dr. X, Family Counselor," "Right On Afro Lustre," "Great Moments In Motown," "Creeley's Soup," "Bad Cinema," "Mr. Mike Meets Uncle Remus," "The Progressive Farbers," "Patti Smith" (film), and "George Wallace." Tom Waits performed "Eggs & Sausage"; Brick performed "Dazz."moreless
  • Jack Burns/Santana
    Episode 18
    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."
  • Live From New York, it's... Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin, & Linda Ronstadt! Sketches include "Goodbye Saccharine," "Samurai Hit-Man," "Broderick's Old Neighborhood" (film), "Mel's Hide Heaven", "Bill Murray, The New Guy," "Lucy Ricardo's Nuke Job," "Puppy Uppers & Doggy Downers," "Highway Patrol," "Baba Wawa At Large," and "Nixon and Hoover." The RCO All-Stars (Dr. John, Levon Helm, Paul Butterfield, and the SNL Band) perform "Sing Sing Sing" and "Ain't That a Lot of Love"; The Meters performed "I Got To Get My Name Up In Lights."moreless
  • 3/12/77
    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
  • 2/26/77
    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
  • Live from the Mardi Gras
    Live from the Mardi Gras, it's Saturday Night on Sunday!

    The cast of SNL participate in the annual festivities in New Orleans. Jane Curtin and Buck Henry (try to) provide commentary on the Bacchus parade, while Randy Newman performs four times. Penny Marshall appears with the Mystic Krewe of Apollo drag ball, and Eric Idle gets a cushy cameo reporting where nothing is happening. (See recap for sketch details.)moreless
  • Live from New York, it's... the cast of SNL! Sketches include "Locker Room Pep Talk," "Swiss Army Gun," "Amy Carter in School," "Chambers' Missing Arm," "Black Perspective," "Home Restaurant," "Anabolic Steroids Cereal," "Community Appeal," "Fran's One-Night Stand," "Grand Stand," "Wrigley's," "Small Worlds" (film), "French Liquid," and "Rhonda's Credit Card Counseling." Leo Sayer performed "When I Need You" and "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"; Donny Harper & The Voices of Tomorrow perform "Sing a Song."moreless
  • 1/22/77
    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
  • 1/15/77
    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
  • 12/11/76
    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
  • 11/27/76
    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
  • 11/27/76
    Jodie Foster hosts as the youngest host so far. She is joined by Musical Guest Brian Wilson (“Back Home”, “Love is a Woman”, and “Good Vibrations”).
  • 11/20/76
    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
  • 11/13/76
    Live from New York, It's... Gilda Radner! Sketches include "Chroma-Trak Girl," "Puppy Uppers and Doggie Downers," "Nixon's Watergate Frame-up," "The Marines," "Crossroads," "Grandparent Bees," "Mr. Mike's Least Loved Bedtime Tales: 'The Blind Chicken'," "Mobile Shrink," "How Things Work," "Paramount Novelty Store" (film) and "Franken & Davis' Funny Word Survey." Ry Cooder performed "Tattler" and "He'll Have To Go."moreless
  • 10/30/76
    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
  • 10/23/76
    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."
  • 10/16/76
    Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!

    Sketches include "Chevy Returns," "Baba Wawa at Large," "Debate '76," "Triple-Trac," "A*M*I*S*H," "Cancer-Free Cupcakes," "Love, Russian " "Nightclub Owner" (film), "Lunch Counter Reunion," "Mr. Bill's Stunt" (film), and "Ode to American Coinage."

    John Prine performed "Hello In There" and "The Bottomless Lake"; Karen Black performed "Ten Cents a Dance."moreless
  • 10/2/76
    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
  • 9/25/76
    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
  • 9/18/76
    Live from New York, It's... Chevy Chase! Sketches include "Lily Won't Rehearse," "Debate '76," "The Muppet Morgue," "The Phone Company," "Tess DiSenzo," "Judith Beasley" (film), "Women in Literature," "Television Viewer" (film), and "The Antler Dance." James Taylor performed "Shower the People," "Roadrunner" (with David Sanborn), and "Sweet Baby James."