Saturday Night Live - Season 30

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




Episode Guide

  • 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.
  • 5/21/05
    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."
  • 5/14/05
    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."
  • 5/7/05
    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
  • Tom Brady/Beck
    Episode 17
    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."
  • 4/9/05
    Live from New York, it's... Chris Parnell! Sketches include "Papal Debate '05," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Michael Jackson" (cartoon), "The Barry Gibb Talk Show," "One-Star Hotel," "Woo! The Musical," "Sofa Warehouse," and "Spy Glass." Green Day performed "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" and "Holiday."
  • 3/19/05
    Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Hardball," "," "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."
  • 3/12/05
    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
  • 2/19/05
    Live from New York, it's... Amy Poehler! Sketches include "Neverland Ranch," "Grayson-Moorhead Investments," "Sheila Choad's LA Face," "Hot Plates," "Debbie Downer at the Oscars," "Seasons of Love," "City Court with Aaron Neville," "After the Grammys," and "Project Runway." 50 Cent performed "Candy Shop" (featuring Olivia) and "Disco Inferno."
  • 2/12/05
    Live from New York, it's... Horatio Sanz! Sketches include "Kim Jong Il," "," "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
  • Paris Hilton/Keane
    Episode 11
    Live from New York, it's... Rachel Dratch! Sketches include "American Idol," "CheapKids.Net" (three parts), "Versace Ski Trip," "Starkisha and Portia at the Purse Shop," "Exclusive Connections," "The Trump Family," "Merv The Perv," "Rafael Alonzo's I.T.F. Technical Computer Institute," "Inside Barbie's Dreamhouse," "Love, Pittsburgh Style," and "Bear City: Cigarette Shopping" (film.) Keane performs: "Somewhere Only We Know" and "Everybody's Changing."moreless
  • 1/22/05
    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
  • 1/15/05
    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."
  • 12/18/04
    Live from New York, it's... Robert DeNiro! Sketches include: "C-SPAN Terrorist Alert," "Woomba," "Pranksters," "Blue Christmas" (cartoon), "The Undercover Cop," "Prince Christmas Special," "Apprentice Christmas Promo," "Bear City: The Carolers" (film), "Christmas With The Cat Lady," and "Horatio and The Muppets." Destiny's Child performed "Soldier" and "Cater 2 U."
  • 12/11/04
    Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Rumsfeld Speaks To The Troops," "Turlington's Lower Back Tattoo Remover" (rerun), "Big Roach Problem," "Horny Customs Officer," "Show Biz Grande Explosion," "Key Party," "Aging Window Cleaner," and "Merv The Perv." Scissor Sisters performed "Take Your Mama" and a cover of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb."moreless
  • Luke Wilson/U2
    Episode 6
    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
  • 11/13/04
    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
  • Kate Winslet/Eminem
    Live from New York, it's... Jim Downey translating for Seth Meyers! Sketches include: "NBC Special Report," "Rap Night," "Mrs. Dr. Frankenstein," "John McCain's Speech" (cartoon), "Clinton and Kerry," "Kaitlin at the Mall," "Goodwin Wig and Toy," and "Election Map Colors." Eminem performed "Mosh" and "Just Lose It."
  • 10/23/04
    Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Hardball," "Green Screen Filming," "Dyson Toilets," "The Ninth Presidential Debate," "Paris Hilton Apologizes," "President Bush and Tony Blair," "Apprentice Halloween Promo," "Jane Eyre," "Bear City" (film), and "The Adventures of Peter O'Toole and Michael Caine." Ashlee Simpson performed "Pieces of Me" (refer to the episode recap to see what happened on her second performance).moreless
  • Queen Latifah
    Episode 2
    Live from New York, it's... Will Forte! Sketches include "Second Presidential Debate," "Short 'n Curly Pubic Shampoo," "The Prince Show," "Excedrin Racial Tension," "Vice Presidential Debate," "Basketball Recruiters," "The X-Presidents" (cartoon), "Rodney Dangerfield Goes To Heaven," "Starkisha Gets Political," and "Zings vs. Snaps." Queen Latifah performed "The Same Love That Made Me Laugh" and "Hard Times."moreless
  • Ben Affleck/Nelly
    Episode 1
    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."