Saturday Night Live - Season 8

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




Episode Guide

  • Ed Koch/Dexys Midnight Runners
    Sketches include "What's the most disgusting thing you've seen in New York?" "Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood," "Crowded Ledge," "The Enquirer," "Bald No More," "Doug Whiner in Vietnam," "Late Night with David Letterman," and "Woman's Auxillery Meeting." Dexy's Midnight Runners perform "Come On, Eileen" and "The Celtic Soul Brothers."
  • Stevie Wonder
    Stevie Wonder
    Episode 19
    Sketches include "VD," "Kannon AE-1," "Stevie Wonder Impersonator," "Hitler: The Secret Diaries," "The Story of Stevie Wonder," "Stevie at Dion's Salon," "Cotton Land," and "The Hunchback Busboy." Wonder performs "Fingertips," "Overjoyed," and "Go Home."
  • Susan St. James/Michael McDonald
    Sketches include "The Exercises of Love," "Sit On It!," "Tootsie Cosmetics," "Texxon," "Ladies' Room," "Nah!," "Takin' Care Of Business," "Xiaoping Visits Reagan," "Killing Time," and "Magic Fish Negotiation." Michael McDonald performs "If That's What It Takes" and "I Can't Let Go Now."
  • Joan Rivers/Musical Youth
    Live from New York, it's... Robin Duke and Joe Piscopo! Sketches include "The Whiners at SNL," "Dualing Joans," "The David Susskind Show," "Calvin Klein Industrial Strength Jeans," "Oscar Statues," and "Caribbean Gynecologist." Musical Youth performed "Pass The Dutchie."
  • Robert Guillaume/Duran Duran
    Live from New York, it's... Joe Piscopo! Sketches include "The Search for John David Stutts," "Crysler-Prymouth Floormats," "Old South Slave Songs," "Klaus Barbie' Heil Hits," "The Mrs. T Birthday Special," "I Married A Monkey," "Oil Is Us," "Solomon's Nephew," and "Wrong Number Breakup." Duran Duran performed "Hungry Like The Wolf" and "Girls on Film."moreless
  • Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone
    Live from New York, it's... Gary Kroeger! Sketches include "Gary's Drunk," "Buckwheat Jeans," "The Donny & Marie St. Patrick's Day Special," "Buckwheat's Dead," "The Home For Disgusting Practices," "The Buckwheat Story," "Gumby's Leprechaun Story," "Old Jew Beer," "Old Negro Beer," "Nerdy Family," "Old Chinaman Beer," "Jerry Lewis School of Manners," and "Schliemer and Laub Songwriters." Leon Redbone performed "Sweet Sue," "When You Wish Upon A Star," and "I Ain't Got Nobody."moreless
  • Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges/Randy Newman
    Sketches include "The Bridges' Childhood Stories," "Texxon," "Problem Pimple," "Rick's Cafe," "Cheap Hunt," "The Battered Husband," "Saundra's House of Massage," and "Guy Crazy." Randy Newman performed "I Love L.A." and "Real Emotional Girl."
  • Howard Hesseman/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Live from New York, it's... Howard Hesseman! Sketches include "Howard Works on his Monologue," "Sleepy Boy 2000," "Elvis Presley, Back and Black," "Mad Magazine Theatre: The Windbags of War," "West Heaven" (film), "The A-Team," "Dion and Margie's Dreams," "Fiesta Cheese Platter," and "The Laughing Buddha." Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform "Change of Heart" and "The Waiting."moreless
  • Sid Caesar/Joe Cocker feat. Jennifer Warnes
    Sketches include "How To Prove It's Live," "Funeral In A Cab," "The Whiners in the Hospital," "Who Do You Hate?," "Adjoining Rooms," "Crime and Self-Punishment," "Saturday Night News Extra," and "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney." Joe Cocker performed "Up Where We Belong" (with Jennifer Warnes) and "Seven Days."
  • Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas/The Bus Boys
    Live from New York, it's... Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas! Sketches include "Bob Hope's Super Bowl Party," "The McKenzies in NYC" (film), "Whiners Held Hostage," "I'll Be the Judge of That," "Guy Talk," "Gerry Todd's Fine China Dish," "Hell Bent for Glory," "Hitchcock Hygiene" (film), "Ed McMahon for Rent," "Five Minutes to Reflect," "Ronco Biological Watch," and "Don't Hitchhike." The Bus Boys perform "The Boys Are Back In Town" (with Eddie Murphy) and "New Shoes."moreless
  • Lily Tomlin
    Lily Tomlin
    Episode 10
    Live from New York, it's... "the Lily Tomlin Show"!

    Sketches include "Lily Confronts Eddie," "Geraldine," "Judith Beasley," "Speaking as a Woman," "A Public Service Announcement," "Edith Ann Storyline," "Solomon's New Coat," "Next Week's Guests," "Pervis Hawkins' Love Message," "Trudy in the Audience," "Irish-American Radio Hour," "Coffees of the World," "Fantasy," and "Jogger Motel."moreless
  • Eddie Murphy/Lionel Richie
    Live from New York, it's... "the Eddie Murphy Show"!

    Sketches include "A Message From Eddie," "Rubik's Grenade," "Merry Christmas, Dammit!," "Kensington Dance Theatre for the Blind," "Clysler-Prymouth," "Hairum Scarem," "Herpes Simplex Family," and "April May June's Holiday Message."

    Lionel Richie performed "You Are" and "Truly."
  • The Smothers Brothers/Laura Branigan
    Live from New York, it's... The Smothers Brothers! Sketches include "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson," "Thank You Ron Reagan," "James on the Ledge," "Safe Sex PSA," "If you were a homosexual, who would you find attractive?" (film), "Truck Driving Women," "Broken TV Tensions," "Unemployed Solomon," "Dick's Magic Act," "The Inside Story," and "Handsome Men With Big Noses." Laura Branigan performs "Gloria" and "Living a Lie."moreless
  • Drew Barrymore/Squeeze
    Live from New York, it's... Drew Barrymore!

    Sketches include "Uproar in the Dressing Room," "The Web," "Gertie Kills E.T.," "The Whiners," "Banning Andy Kaufman," "Mr. Blunt," "Brian Surgery Date," "Tim Kazurinsky Babysits Drew," "My Friend Zeus," and "Robin Duke's Biological Clock."

    Squeeze performed "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Pulling Mussels From a Shell."moreless
  • Robert Blake/Kenny Loggins
    Live from New York, it's... Merv Griffin! Sketches include "The Merv Griffin Show," "Shuttle Mission," "PBS Promo," "Talent Show," "Little House on the Prairie," "Masterful Theatre," "Eddie Murphy Loves White People," "A Message from Dick Ebersol," and "DTV."

    Kenny Loggins performed "Heart to Heart" and "I Gotta Try."
  • Michael Keaton/The New Joe Jackson Band
    Live from New York, it's... Eddie Murphy!
    Sketches include "Last-Minute Problems," "The Interesting Four Meets Espresso," "A Sense of Fear," "Thank You, Ronald Reagan," "Snookie Foreplay," "President Reagan's Transformation," "Topol The Idiot," "Behind the Smith Campaign," and "Pumpkin Carving" (film).
     The New Joe Jackson Band performs "Steppin' Out" and "Another World."moreless
  • Howard Hesseman/Men at Work
    Live from New York, it's... Howard Hessmann! Sketches include "Killing Time," "The Girls of SNL," "John Delorean," "Good Morning America," "Closet Heterosexual," "Marvin & Celeste in the Caribbean," "Naked Corpse Funeral," "Uncle Teddy's Little Theatre," and "The Amazing Ronco Answer Book." Men at Work performed "Who Can It Be Now" and "Down Under."moreless
  • Ron Howard/The Clash
    Sketches include "Bureau of Weights & Measures," "Opie's Back," "Velvet Jones Romance Novels," "Whiners Want a Baby," a guest performance by Harry Anderson, "In Search of Francis the Talking Mule" (film), "Focus on Film," "Reagan Visits Carter, 1980," "America is Turning Gay," "Sylvester School of Speech Therapy," "Hooker Explanation," and "Nukes Are For Kooks." The Clash performed "Straight To Hell" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go."moreless
  • Louis Gossett Jr./George Thorogood and the Destroyers
    Sketches include "NBC's Underwear is Showing," "Don't Hitchhike," "Mister Robinson's Neighborhood," "Sex Therapy," "Mr. & Mrs. T Bloody Mary Mix," "Donahue," "Don Pardo's Year Off," "Black Stereotypes," "The Interesting Four," and "The Web." George Thorogood performed "Bad To The Bone" and "Back In Wentzville."
  • Chevy Chase/Queen
    Chevy Chase/Queen
    Episode 1
    "Live from Burbank and New York", it's... Chevy Chase!

    Sketches are "Chevy Live from Burbank," "Tyrone Green Art Gallery," "Joe Piscopo In Love," "John Hinckley for President," "Mystery Theatre," "Popeil Galactic Prophylactic," "Late Night with David Letterman," "Alan: Portrait of a Video Junkie" (film), "At The Movies," and "PTC Club."

    Queen performed "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "Under Pressure."moreless