Season 2, Episode 14 Mardi Gras Special; Randy Newman
First Aired: February 20, 1977
The show's first prime-time special, aired from Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Jane Curtin and guest Buck Henry report on the Bacchus parade, while BaBa Wawa (Gilda Radner) interviews Bacchus king Henry Winkler. Also: Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams report on festivities at the Apollo Ball, and music guest Randy Newman performs "Kingfish" and "Sail Away."
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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)