Saturday Night Live 15 Seasons 1979
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1. The Rolling Stones / Rolling Stones - October 7, 1978 The Rolling Stones are host and musical guest for the fourth season premiere. Sketches include Snyder, Nerds/Norge, Greek Restaurant and a special medley (Beast of Burden, Respectable and Shattered) by The Rolling Stones. Special appearance by Mayor Ed Koch.
2. Fred Willard / DEVO - October 14, 1978 Fred Willard hosts with musical guest DEVO ("(Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and "Jocko Homo")
3. Frank Zappa / Frank Zappa - October 21,1978 Frank Zappa hosts. Musical performances include "The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing" and "Rollo." Sketches include Coneheads and Mr. Bill Moves In.
4. Steve Martin / Van Morrison - November 4, 1978 Steve Martin returns as host with musical guest Van Morrison ("Wavelength" and "Kingdom Hall"). Sketches include Theodoric of York, Nerds and Festrunk Brothers.
5. Buck Henry / Grateful Dead - November 11, 1978 Buck Henry returns as host with musical guest Grateful Dead ("Casey Jones", "I Need a Miracle" and "Good Lovin'"). Sketches include Samurai Optometrist, Uncle Roy and Nick Sands.
6. Carrie Fisher / The Blues Brothers - November 18, 1978 Carrie Fisher hosts with musical guest The Blues Brothers ("Soul Man", "Got Everything I Need, Almost" and "B' Movie Boxcar Blues"). Update features Roseanne Roseannadanna talking about health clubs.
7. Walter Matthau - December 2, 1978 Walter Matthau hosts. Sketches include Bad News Bees, Greek Restaurant, and Mr. Bill's Late.
8. Eric Idle / Kate Bush - December 9,1978 Eric Idle returns with musical guest Kate Bush ("The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Them Heavy People"). Sketches include Julia Child, Candy Slice, Irwin Mainway.
9. Elliott Gould / Peter Tosh & Mick Jagger - December 16, 1978 Elliott Gould returns with musical guests Peter Tosh & Mick Jagger ("(You Gotta Walk and) Don't Look Back"). Special appearance by comedians Bob & Ray.
10. Michael Palin / The Doobie Brothers - January 27, 1979 Michael Palin hosts with musical guest The Doobie Brothers ("What A Fool Believes" and "Taking It To The Streets"). Sketches include Nerds and Mr. Brighton, Drool Bucket and Mr. Bill Goes to Court.
11. Cicely Tyson / Talking Heads - February 10, 1979 Cicely Tyson hosts with musical guest Talking Heads ("Take Me To The River" and "Artists Only"). Sketches include Widettes, The Shah's Final Days, Nick Rails.
12. Rick Nelson / Judy Collins - February 17, 1979 Rick Nelson ("Hello Mary Lou", "Travelin' Man" and "Fools Rush In") hosts with special guest Judy Collins ("Hard Times For Lovers"). Sketches include Candy Slice "Gimme Mick", Twilight Zone, Quien Es Mas Macho?
13. Kate Jackson / Delbert McClinton - February 24, 1979 Kate Jackson hosts with musical guest Delbert McClinton ("B' Movie Boxcar Blues" and "I'm Talking About You"). Special guest appearance by Andy Kaufman. Sketches include Nerds and the Nurse, Bad Cabaret for Children and Mr. Bill Shapes Up.
14. Gary Busey / Eubie Blake & Gregory Hines - March 10,1979 Gary Busey hosts with musical guests Eubie Blake & Gregory Hines ("Low Down Blues" and "I'm Just Wild About Harry"). Sketches include Billy Carter, Muck Jumpers and a special musical performance by Gary Busey ("Stay All Night").
15. Margot Kidder / The Chieftains - March 17, 1979 Margot Kidder hosts with musical guest The Cheiftains ("If I Had Maggie In The Wood" and "The Morning Dew"). Sketches include Fred Garvin Male Prostitute, Lois Lane and Mr. Bill's Closet.
16. Richard Benjamin / Rickie Lee Jones - April 7, 1979 Richard Benjamin hosts with musical guest Rickie Lee Jones ("Chuck E's In Love" and "Coolsville"). Special appearance by Rodney Dangerfield. Sketches include The Pepsi Syndrome and Nerds and Milt.
17. Milton Berle / Ornette Coleman - April 14. 1979 Milton Berle hosts with musical guest Ornette Colman ("Times Square"). Sketches include The Village Persons "Bend Over Chuck Berry", Irwin Mainway's Kiddie Fun World and The Farbers
18. Michael Palin / James Taylor - May 12, 1979 Michael Palin returns with musical guest James Taylor ("Up On The Roof" and "Millworker"). Sketches include The Raging Queen, Rovco Magna-Gro and Mr. Bill Runs Away.
19. Maureen Stapleton / Linda Ronstadt & Phoebe Snow - May 19,1979 Maureen Stapleton hosts with musical guests Linda Ronstadt & Phoebe Snow ("It's In His Kiss" and "The Married Men"). Sketches include Telepsychic, Idi Amin, Nick Wings and Mr. Bill Goes To The Movies.
20. Buck Henry / Bette Midler - May 26, 1979 Buck Henry hosts the season finale with musical guest Bette Midler ("Married Men" and "Martha"). Sketches include Samurai Bakery, Blind Ambition, Greek Restaurant, and Uncle Roy Returns
|Director||Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, Aviva Slesin|
|Starring||Richard Benjamin, Dan Aykroyd|
|Supporting actors||John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, Rickie Lee Jones, Don Pardo, Anne Beatts, Nelson Briles, Rodney Dangerfield, Tom Davis, Joe Dicso, James Downey, Brian Doyle-Murray, Al Franken, Marvin Goldhar, Ed Kranepool|
|Producers||Audrey Peart Dickman, Jean Doumanian, Lorne Michaels, James Signorelli, Aviva Slesin|
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|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Some of the earlier ones aren't as funny. They didn't come into their own until later. Hit and miss.Published 16 days ago by Paula
Sketches were pretty funny except I had to fast forward through the sadistic Mr Bill skits and I didn't find amusing at all the buck Henry skits of him molesting his nieces ,so we... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Cathy Nyman
I love watching these and seeing how young every one is. Some of them we have lost. It was a different time, good timePublished 29 days ago by donna blumenauer
Gilda at her absolute BEST!!
What a treat and boy does it bring back memories!!
I miss those "original" days of SNL.