TV Series | TV-14 | | Comedy, Music
A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.
Take a look back at the stars who passed on a starring role and some memorable moments through the years.
Eight regulars have received Oscar nominations. Joan Cusack, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Downey Jr., Bill Murray, Michael McKean, and Eddie Murphy were nominated after they were regulars. Randy Quaid was nominated before becoming a regular. Kristen Wiig was nominated during her tenure as a regular. McKean was nominated for Best Original Song, Wiig for Best Original Screenplay. The rest were nominated in the acting categories. The original bandleader Howard Shore won two Oscars for Best Original Score and one for Best Original Song.
Welcome. I'm Julia Child. Today, we're going to make a holiday feast, and we're going to start with a half-boned chicken, a fine, fat roasting chicken. Now, first, remove the giblets - and you really should save the giblets. They make a fine stock ...
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs.
As of 2019, hour-long reruns from all eras of the show are played most Saturdays in the 10:00 p.m. time slot on NBC. These versions have one musical performance instead of two, and a few sketches per episode from the original airing are taken out of these broadcasts. Also, approximately half of "Weekend Update" is removed so that an episode can air in one hour.