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Saturday Night Live Episode: "Bill Russell; Chicago"

Season 5, Episode 3
Episode Synopsis: Bill Russell hosts. Chicago performs. Included: Ted Kennedy at a press conference; a basketball coach with a drug problem.
Original Air Date: Nov 3, 1979
Guest Cast Bill Russell Chicago
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Season 5, Episode 3
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Aired: 11/3/1979
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Premiered: October 11, 1975, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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