Saturday Night Live

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  • Premiered: Oct 1975
  • Episodes: 939
  • Followers: 2293
  • Rank #324
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Season 5
Steve Martin/Blondie
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 13, 1979
Sketches include "The Pope's Doorman", "Craig's Travellers' Checks", "Free Spanish Lesson", "Juvenile Delinquent Vandal", "Rise", "Carole King", "The David Susskind Show", "Bolshoi Ballet", "The All-New Mr. Bill Show", "What the Hell is That"?
Eric Idle/Bob Dylan
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 20, 1979
Sketches include ""Eric's Sick,"" ""Hotel-Motel Art Fair,"" ""Mr. Howard's Shoe Store,"" ""Prince Charles Tells You How To Pick Up Girls!,"" ""Hardcore II,"" ""Heavy Sarcasm,"" and ""Ask .. show full overview
Bill Russell/Chicago
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 03, 1979
Sketches include ""Kennedy in '80,"" ""Banshee,"" ""The Black Shadow,"" ""The Landers Files,"" ""Mr. Bill at Home,"" ""Nick in the Arctic,"" ""Eleanor Roosevelt,"" ""Sports Hot Line,"" .. show full overview
Buck Henry/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 10, 1979
Sketches include ""Rush Home to the Bathroom,"" ""Find the Popes in the Pizza Contest drawing,"" ""Nerds #12,"" ""Harley's Bristol Cream"" and ""Banshee"" commercial parodies, and one of Aviva Slesin's ""First Love"" films.
Bea Arthur/The Roches
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 17, 1979
Sketches include ""Sex Change,"" ""The Backers' Audition,"" and ""First, He Cries.""
Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman
Episode overview
Air date
Dec 08, 1979
Sketches include the ""Steve Marvin Radio Show"" and the debut of ""The Al Franken Decade.""
Martin Sheen/David Bowie
Episode overview
Air date
Dec 15, 1979
Sketches include ""Quick Sex Change Operation,"" ""Le Shoe,"" ""Afraid of the Dark,"" ""Striking Teachers,"" ""Apocolypse Now,"" ""First Love, Part 2,"" ""Foreveready,"" ""Criminals,"" .. show full overview
Ted Knight/Desmond Child and Rouge
Episode overview
Air date
Dec 22, 1979
Sketches include ""A Christmas Gift from The Shah,"" the ""Nerds Nativity,"" and ""Java Junkie.""
Teri Garr/The B-52's
Episode overview
Air date
Jan 26, 1980
Sketches include ""Paul McCartney in Japan: Day 11,"" ""Craig's,"" ""Somewhere Near Mason City, Iowa,"" ""Debs Behind Bars,"" ""Anchovy Council of America,"" ""Bad Playhouse,"" ""Baby .. show full overview
Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull
Episode overview
Air date
Feb 09, 1980
Live from New York, it's…Chevy Chase! Sketches include ""Henry Kissinger and Gerald Ford,"" ""Pre-Chewed Charlies,"" The Bel Airabs, ""You Can't Win,"" Speaking of Fashion, ""Linden Palmer, Hollywood's Forgotten Director,"" and ""Honduras.""
Elliott Gould/Gary Numan
Episode overview
Air date
Feb 16, 1980
Sketches include ""Kramer vs. Godzilla,"" ""The Incredible Man,"" Andy Aaron's film ""Get Rid of That Building,"" and ""All-Time Radio.""
Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave
Episode overview
Air date
Feb 23, 1980
Sketches include ""Kirk's Greatest Kirks,"" ""What If?,"" ""Arlene Meets Kirk Douglas,"" ""Greg's Bar Mitzvah,"" ""Prime Time Saturday,"" and ""Mask of Fear""
Rodney Dangerfield/J. Geils Band
Episode overview
Air date
Mar 08, 1980
Sketches include-- Dressing Room opening, Dr. Shockley's House of Sperm, Niggerands, Manhasset, The Subsitute Judge, Celebrity Corner: Bill Murray talks with Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow.
Paul Simon/James Taylor
Episode overview
Air date
Mar 15, 1980
Sketches include ""Anniversary Seance,"" ""Todd's Campaign,"" ""The Biggest Leprechaun,"" ""The Flogging Musicians,"" ""Talk or Die,"" and ""The David Susskind Show."" Paul Simon and .. show full overview
Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss/The Grateful Dead
Episode overview
Air date
Apr 05, 1980
Sketches include ""Women Empowerment"" and ""Hotel Room/Smell You.""
Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray
Episode overview
Air date
Apr 12, 1980
Sketches include ""Burt's Not Angry,"" ""Vomitorium,"" ""The Burt Book,"" ""Be a Pepper,"" and ""Baba Wawa at Large."" Anne Murray performs ""Lucky Me.""
Strother Martin/The Specials
Episode overview
Air date
Apr 19, 1980
The host for the episode is Strother Martin, and the musical guest is The Specials. The skits for this episode are as follows: Rosalyn Carter talks about sections of the 1980 census .. show full overview
Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Bruce Cockburn
Episode overview
Air date
May 10, 1980
Sketches include ""Mysteries of the Universe,"" ""The Dating Zone,"" ""Writing Home,"" and ""Mr. Bill."" The Amazing Rhythm Aces (featuring Bill Murray) perform ""Third-Rate Romance.""
Steve Martin/Paul and Linda McCartney
Episode overview
Air date
May 17, 1980
Sketches include: ""Father Guido Sarducci, Live from London,"" ""Real Incredible People,"" ""Stretch Marks Record Offer,"" ""Reagan's Dinner,"" and ""The Hominids."" 3-D performed ""All-Night Television.""
5x20 Season finale
Buck Henry/Andrew Gold
Episode overview
Air date
May 24, 1980
Live from New York, it's…Harry Shearer! Sketches include ""Election '80: Almost Halfway Over,"" ""The SNL Stars of the Future"" monologue, ""Lord and Lady Douchebag,"" ""Uncle Roy,"" and ""Nick at Trader Nick's.""

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