TV Series | TV-14 | | Comedy, Music
A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.
Six presidential candidates have hosted the show. Ralph Nader hosted in 1977, 19 years before becoming the Green nominee in 1996. George McGovern hosted in 1984, 12 years after being the 1972 Democratic nominee. Al Gore hosted in 2002, two years after being the 2000 Democratic nominee. John McCain hosted in 2002, six years before being the 2008 Republican nominee. Roseanne Barr hosted three times in the early 1990s before becoming the 2012 Peace and Freedom nominee. Donald Trump hosted twice, in 2004 and 2015, before becoming the 2016 Republican nominee. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and Steve Forbes hosted around the time they ran in the primaries, but none received their party's nomination. Rudy Giuliani hosted in 1997, 11 years before he unsuccessfully ran for the 2008 Republican nomination.
George H.W. Bush:
Now, son, try it again.
George W. Bush: No, you're giving me a headache! Can I just go get a Pop-Tart?
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs.
Edited into two different forms: Half-hour formats which aired in primetime during the late 1970's, and entire 90-minute episodes edited to one hour for syndicated broadcast and later airing on Comedy Central.