Saturday Night Live

  • 1975
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

Landmark, Emmy-winning satire from an ever-changing company of 'Not Ready for Prime Time Players' who rode the variety show to fame, including (to name just a few of its celebrated grads) Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Al Franken and Mike Myers. From its debut, with Andy Kaufman's memorably bizarre rendition of the 'Mi (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 George Carlin; Janis Ian; Billy Preston

First Aired: October 13, 1975

The October 1975 premiere, with host George Carlin, Andy Kaufman, and music guests Janis Ian and Billy Preston. Included: Killer Bees maternity ward; Kaufman sings “Mighty Mouse.” Music includes “At Seventeen” and “Nothing from Nothing.”

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  • Premiered: October 11, 1975
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Landmark, Emmy-winning satire from an ever-changing company of 'Not Ready for Prime Time Players' who rode the variety show to fame, including (to name just a few of its celebrated grads) Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Al… (more)

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