Saturday Night Live 15 Seasons 1976
1. Saturday Night Live (SNL) September 18, 1976 - Lily Tomlin / James Taylor "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night". Lily Tomlin hosts this very first episode of the second season, with Musical Guest James Taylor who performed four songs, including "Sweet Baby James" and "Shower the People."
2. Saturday Night Live (SNL) September 25, 1976 - Norman Lear / Boz Scaggs Norman Lear hosts with musical guest Boz Scaggs ("Lowdown" and "What Can I Say")
3. Saturday Night Live (SNL) October 2, 1976 - Eric Idle / Joe Cocker with John Belushi Eric Idle hosts with Musical Guest Joe Cocker who John Belushi joins on stage to sing "Feelin' Alright" and a bonus Musical performance by Stuff ("Foots").
4. Saturday Night Live (SNL) October 16, 1976 - Karen Black / John Prine Karen Black hosts with Musical Guest John Prine ("Hello in There" and "The Bottomless Lake").
5. Saturday Night Live (SNL) October 23, 1976 - Steve Martin / Kinky Friedman Steve Martin is joined by musical guest Kinky Freidman ("Dear Abbie").
6. Saturday Night Live (SNL) October 30, 1976 - Buck Henry / The Band Buck Henry hosts SNL for the third time is accidentally cut on the forehead by John Belushi during the Samurai Stockbroker sketch. The Band performs three songs: "Life is Carnival", "The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down", and "Stage Fright".
7. Saturday Night Live (SNL) November 13, 1976 - Dick Cavett / Ry Cooder Dick Cavett hosts with Musical Guest Ry Cooder ("Tattler" and "He'll Have to Go").
8. Saturday Night Live (SNL) November 20, 1976 - Paul Simon / Paul Simon & George Harrison Paul Simon hosts the Thanksgiving episode that includes the infamous Turkey Suit Monologue and performed "Here Comes The Sun", and "Homeward Bound" with George Harrison.
9. Saturday Night Live (SNL) November 27, 1976 - Jodie Foster / Brian Wilson Jodie Foster hosts as the youngest host so far. She is joined by Musical Guest Brian Wilson ("Back Home", "Love is a Woman", and "Good Vibrations").
10. Saturday Night Live (SNL) December 11, 1976 - Candice Bergen / Frank Zappa Candice Bergen hosts. During a sketch called "Extremely Stupid" Candice flubs her lines and cracks up live to Gilda Radner's improv. Musical Guest is Frank Zappa ("I'm the Slime, "Lagoon", and "Peaches & Regalia").
11. Saturday Night Live (SNL) January 15, 1977 - Ralph Nader / George Benson Bill Murray's first show. First Coneheads sketch to air. Hosted by Ralph Nader with Musical Guest George Benson ("Masquerade", "Gonna Love You More").
12. Saturday Night Live (SNL) January 22, 1977 - Ruth Gordan / Chuck Berry Ruth Gordon is joined by musical guest Chuck Berry ("Johnny B. Goode", "Marie", "Carol").
13. Saturday Night Live (SNL) January 29, 1977 - Fran Tarkenton / Leo Sayer / Donny Harper and The Voices of Tomorrow Fran Tarkenton hosts with musical guest Leo Sayer ("When I Need You" and "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing") and Donny Harper and the Voices of Tomorrow ("Sing a Song").
14. Saturday Night Live (SNL) February 26, 1977 - Steve Martin / The Kinks Steve Martin appears as host with musical guest The Kinks ("Sleepwalker").
15. Saturday Night Live (SNL) March 12, 1977 - Sissy Spacek / Richard Baskin Iconic episode that won an Emmy for "Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series". Hosted by Sissy Spacek with Musical Guest Richard Baskin ("One I Love You" and "City of One Night Stands").
16. Saturday Night Live (SNL) March 19, 1977 - Broderick Crawford / Levon Helm / The Meters Special Guest Linda Rostandt appears as one of the Rondette's in the Cold Open. Host Broderick Crawford is joined by musical guest Levon Helm ("Sing Sing Sing", "Aint that a lot of Love") and The Meters ("I Got to Get my Name Up in Lights").
17. Saturday Night Live (SNL) March 26, 1977 - Jack Burns / Santana Jack Burns hosts with musical guest Santana ("Black Magic Woman" and "Europa").
18. Saturday Night Live (SNL) April 9 , 1977 - Julian Bond / Tom Waits Julian Bond hosts with musical guests Tom Waits ("Eggs & Sausages", "Dazz").
19. Saturday Night Live (SNL) April 16, 1977 - Elliott Gould / Rosalyn Kind, Kate & Anna McGarrigle Elliott Gould is joined by special musical guests Rosalyn Kind ("I'm Not Anyone") and The McGarrigle Sisters ("Kiss and Say Goodbye" and "Heart Like a Wheel').
20. Saturday Night Live (SNL) April 23, 1977 - Eric Idle / Alan Price & Neil Innes Eric Idle returns as host with musical guests Alan Price ("Poor People", "In Times Like These") and Neil Innes ("Cheese and Onions" and "Shangri-La").
21. Saturday Night Live (SNL) May 14, 1977 - Shelley Duvall / Joan Armatrading Shelley Duvall host with musical guest Joan Armatrading ("Love and Affection" and "Down to Zero").
22. Saturday Night Live (SNL) May 21, 1977 - Buck Henry / Jennifer Warnes Buck Henry returns to host with musical guests Jennifer Warnes ("Right Time of the Night") and Kenny Vance ("The Performer").
|Director||Dave Wilson, Gary Weis|
|Starring||Norman Lear, Boz Scaggs|
|Supporting actors||Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, Don Pardo, Bea Arthur, Richard Crenna, Sherman Hemsley, Eric Idle, Kate Lear, Carroll O'Connor, Bernadette Peters, Isabel Sanford, Tom Schiller, Jean Stapleton|
|Producers||Lorne Michaels, Patricia O'Keefe, Gary Weis|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
The orginal cast was the very best. Still funny after all these years.Published 4 days ago by Mlcarr1
Julian Bond was one of a kind. So intellectual yet humorous with awesome timing. I love this old cast he's on with. The Greats.Published 14 days ago by Dax
Barely watchable due to horrible resolution. It's not standard def, it's lowest possible def. Amazon should be ashamed.Published 3 months ago by Daniel P.