Bio: Former Broadway chorusline dancer Elliot Gould (1938-) was a counterculture favorite during the late 60's/early 70's, thanks to performances in films like "MASH" and "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice." He was one of SNL's most frequent hosts during the 70's. Gould was also married to Barbara Streisand.
Bio: Canadian singer Anne Murray (1945-) simultaneously maintained top ten hits on country and pop charts throughout the 70's.
Weekend Update with Chevy Chase
Summary: A wrong number again leads Chevy Chase to Angelo's Pizza instead of Angola Prison. Laraine Newman reports on toxic nerve gas. Chevy Chase and his wife (Michael O'Donaghue) argue at the desk. Chevy Chase repeats the top story in double-dutch for foreign viewers.
Summary: After hearing that killer bees are in the vicinity, a young couple (Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner) is taken hostage by them in their home. The killer bees are in search of pollen, dismayed that there is none to be found. As the leader (Elliot Gould) of the killer bees delivers a passionate speech, the camerawork begins to turn sloppy. A frantic Lorne Michaels, SNL's producer, traces the problem to the control room, where director Dave Wilson has passed out while operating the controls under the influence.
Bio: A veteran of live television, director Dave Wilson (1932-2002) operated the Saturday Night Live control room until the end of the show's 20th season in 1995.
Recurring Characters: Bees.
Note: Lorne Michaels appears on-camera for the first time.
Summary: Doctors (Dan Aykroyd, Elliot Gould) explain their preferred birthing methods to Jane Curtin.
Anne Murray perform "Boogie With You"
Powwow With The Press
Summary: Indians (Al Franken, Tom Davis) discuss white stereotyping on talk show forum.
Bio: Writers Al Franken (1951-) and Tom Davis were the only two people hired to work on "Saturday Night Live" without first meeting Lorne Michaels. The longtime comedy partners wrote many
memorable sketches, appearing regularly in unbilled bit pieces before eventually joining the cast as featured players in the fifth season. Together, they wrote and starred in the theatrical flop, "One More
Saturday Night." Franken's onscreen performances increased in the late 80's/early 90's, but he eventually left SNL in 1995 after his request to anchor Weekend Update was turned down.
Summary: Gilda Radner and Elliot Gould are married before the end credit roll.