Saturday Night Live

Season 19 Episode 2

Shannen Doherty/Cypress Hill

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Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Oct 02, 1993 on NBC

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  • Notes

    • Shannen Doherty was the third cast member from Beverly Hills 90210 to host SNL.

    • Cypress Hill was banned from performing on SNL again after their lead singer lit a joint onstage.

    • Shannen Doherty turned down her role as Sean Young in a "Psychic Friends Network" because she didn't want to offend her. The sketch was later used in the Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith episdoe.

    • This is the first appearance of featured player Norm MacDonald.

  • Allusions

    • The "Crystal Gravy" parody commercial is a reference to Crystal Pepsi, a clear beverage that Pepsi tried out for a little while in the mid-'90s. It went out of production pretty quickly, mostly because it didn't taste all that great.

    • Explained: Salem Bitch Trials
      The Salem Bitch Trials parody the Salem Witch Trials, held in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, when young girls accused townspeople of witchcraft.

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