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…)

Steve Martin; Blondie

Season 5, Episode 1

October 13, 1979

Eric Idle; Bob Dylan

Season 5, Episode 2

October 20, 1979

Bill Russell; Chicago

Season 5, Episode 3

November 3, 1979

Buck Henry; Tom Petty

Season 5, Episode 4

November 10, 1979

Bea Arthur; the Roches

Season 5, Episode 5

November 17, 1979

Howard Hesseman; Randy Newman

Season 5, Episode 6

December 8, 1979

Martin Sheen; David Bowie

Season 5, Episode 7

December 15, 1979

Ted Knight; Desmond Child and Rouge

Season 5, Episode 8

December 22, 1979

Teri Garr; the B-52's

Season 5, Episode 9

January 26, 1980

Chevy Chase; Marianne Faithfull

Season 5, Episode 10

February 9, 1980

Elliott Gould; Gary Numan

Season 5, Episode 11

February 16, 1980

Kirk Douglas; Sam and Dave

Season 5, Episode 12

February 23, 1980

Rodney Dangerfield

Season 5, Episode 13

March 3, 1980

James Taylor; Paul Simon; David Sanborn

Season 5, Episode 14

March 15, 1980

Paula Prentiss; Richard Benjamin; the Grateful Dead

Season 5, Episode 15

April 5, 1980

Burt Reynolds; Anne Murray

Season 5, Episode 16

April 12, 1980

Strother Martin; the Specials

Season 5, Episode 17

April 19, 1980

Bob Newhart; the Amazing Rhythm Aces

Season 5, Episode 18

May 10, 1980

Steve Martin; 3-D

Season 5, Episode 19

May 17, 1980

Buck Henry; Andrae Crouch and Voices of Unity

Season 5, Episode 20

May 24, 1980

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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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