All 45 seasons of SNL coming to Peacock Streaming

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by David Fischer, Sep 25, 2020.

  1. Gordon Crisp

    Gordon Crisp Forum Resident

    Portland, Oregon
    Outside of the opening sketches/WU, not as heavily as you might think.
  2. NaturalD

    NaturalD Forum Resident

    Boston, Mass., USA
    I remember all the cast quitting that year. Did all the writers quit too?
  3. RoyalScam

    RoyalScam Luckless Pedestrian

    Then he was in a Jackie Rodgers Jr Jackpot Wad sketch. Matched up with Crystal as “Sammy Davis, Jr”. I vividly remember the sketch. Sammy saying Yiddish-isms and Rob guessing “Things you hock up in the morning!”
  4. MarkTheShark

    MarkTheShark Forum Resident

    Yes. If not all, then almost all. The only holdovers were director Dave Wilson, talent coordinator Neil Levy (who was some relation to Lorne Michaels, possibly his cousin), and Walter Williams, who continued contributing Mr. Bill films. Probably most of the technical crew as well.
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  5. the pope ondine

    the pope ondine Forum Resident


    that was a rough one
  6. stereoptic

    stereoptic Anaglyphic GORT Staff

    similar threads have been merged
  7. Forum Resident

    New York
    Gee the same as Hula edited too death,not just all the music
  8. Marry a Carrot

    Marry a Carrot Interesting blues gets a convincing reading.

    Los Angeles
    There were seven episodes that never aired on KDOC when I was watching in the late '80s:

    Dick Cavett / Jimmy Cliff (1/31/76)
    Dyan Cannon / Leon & Mary Russell (5/15/76)
    Kris Kristofferson / Rita Coolidge (7/31/76)
    Ruth Gordon / Chuck Berry (1/22/77)
    Milton Berle / Ornette Coleman (4/14/79)
    Eric Idle / Bob Dylan (10/20/79)
    Kirk Douglas / Sam & Dave (2/23/80)
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  9. Dan C

    Dan C Forum Fotographer

    The West
    For years I had a pretty dim view of Rocket because of my SNL fandom. He sort of was the face of that unwatchable season. Looking back now though after his sad decline and demise, he certainly had the looks and charisma to stand out, and maybe under better circumstances and some improve work he couldn't been more successful in live skit TV.

    He was good in his acting parts post-SNL though. I recall him playing a heavy in an episode of "Moonlighting," and just last night I watched the Disney feature "Hocus Pocus" with my wife and young daughter and was surprised to see him in a pretty big supporting part as the dad. Entirely delightful performance. It's really a shame how it all ended for him.

    dan c
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  10. kevywevy

    kevywevy Forum Resident

    After SNL, Newman pulled a "Jennifer Grey" and got a nose job that made her instantly anonymous. I watched her on some sitcom and had no idea it was her until I saw her name in the credits.
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  11. Duke Fame

    Duke Fame Sold out the Enormodome

    Tampa, FL
    100% agree. The best years were actually the Carvey, Hartman, Nealon, Meyers, Farley years.
  12. Vidiot

    Vidiot Now in 4K HDR!

    Hollywood, USA
    Charlie Rocket had a very visible role in the first 10-15 minutes of Dances with Wolves, but it didn't turn into the breakout role that I think he was hoping for. The producer agreed with me that he had a very sad end, and should have had a much bigger career. But I gotta say, after seeing all those awful Season 6 shows (or at least the segments available on Peacock), Rocket was terrible as the "Weekend Update" guy compared to Chevy Chase or Bill Murray.
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  13. Steve Litos

    Steve Litos Forum Resident

    Chicago IL
    He a good job as Richard Addison, Dave's (Bruce Willis) jerk brother with a heart on a recurring role.

    I believe he played "dream Ed Norton" to Bruce's "Ralph Kramden" and Cybill's "Alice" in a post-coupling episode.
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  14. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

    Alexandria VA

    Shearer became a castmember again in 1984-85, so he must not have held too much of a grudge.

    Also, Spinal Tap was on "SNL" 1983-84, so he'd re-appeared on the show before he re-joined the cast...
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  15. czeskleba

    czeskleba Senior Member

    Shearer's grudge was against Michaels and the staff at the time. When he came back (first with Spinal Tap, then as a cast member) Ebersol was in charge and it was a completely different staff. Although he wound up becoming disgruntled with the show during his second stint also, and left midway through the 1984-85 season.
  16. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

    Alexandria VA
    Just saying that Vidiot left the impression that after 1979-80, Shearer had zero to do with "SNL" again...
  17. czeskleba

    czeskleba Senior Member

    Well, if we change the date to 1985 he would be correct, I believe. I'm pretty sure Shearer has had nothing to do with the show since then.
  18. esb100

    esb100 Active Member

    Columbus Ohio
    In the past few months, Gilbert's podcast guests have included 2 hosts from the SNL 80-81 season -- Robert Hays and Malcolm McDowell. Those podcasts included discussions of the SNL shows they hosted.

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