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Saturday Night Live Episode: "Buck Henry; Tom Petty"

Season 5, Episode 4
Episode Synopsis: Buck Henry hosts; Tom Petty performs “Refugee.” Gilda Radner tries to seduce men with Harley's Bristol Creme; Todd's father invites Mrs. Loopner to a chess tournament; the winner of the “Find the Pope in the Pizza” contest is announced.
Original Air Date: Nov 10, 1979
Guest Cast Buck Henry Tom Petty
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Season 5, Episode 4
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Aired: 11/10/1979
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Premiered: October 11, 1975, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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