November 27th, 1976
Marilyn Suzanne Miller
Phasing Gilda OutSummary: Gilda Radner announces that she won’t be seen much in tonight’s episode.
Jodie Foster’s MonologueSummary: Jodie Foster explains that the cast and crew haven’t treated her any differently just because she’s SNL’s youngest host thus far.
Pilson’s Feedbag DinnersSummary: Chevy Chase endorses the dinners for people who are always on the go.
Believe In BeesSummary: Wendy (Jodie Foster) meets Bee Peter Pan (Laraine Newman) and Tinkerbee (John Belushi), but doesn’t take their existence seriously.
Recurring Characters: Bees.
Brian Wilson performs “Back Home”
Rovco’s Puberty HelperSummary: As a manic pitchman (Dan Aykroyd) promotes the product, Jodie Foster demonstrates how it works to cure teen trauma.
Metal DetectorSummary: The metal detector at an airport reveals a traveler’s (Dan Aykroyd) bizarre fetish.
Weekend Update with Jane CurtinSummary: Jane Curtin asks President-Elect Jimmy Carter (Dan Aykroyd) a trivia question about Generalissimo Franco over the phone. Fake footage shows Christina and Jackie Onassis mud-wrestling. Jane Curtin reads viewer suggestions on how Morris the Cat can commit suicide.
What Kinda Guy Watches Saturday Night?Summary: Steve Bushakis (John Belushi) reveals that he’s the kinda guy who watches SNL.
Recurring Characters: Steve Bushakis.
Brian Wilson performs “Love is a Woman”
Little Known Talents Of The Not Ready For Prime-Time PlayersSummary: Gilda Radner and Laraine Newman demonstrate talents that include an impression of a possessed chicken.
Don Pardo: The First 50 YearsSummary: Don Pardo’s life history is acted out by the cast.
Jodie’s TeacherSummary: Jodie Foster hopes to make summer plans with her teacher, Mr. Davis (Dan Aykroyd).
Kids’ DreamsSummary: Kids talk about their dreams in a film by Gary Weis.
The King Kong DirgeSummary: Garrett Morris sings a dirge about King Kong.
I’m Not BlackSummary: A husband (Garrett Morris) learns the horrifying truth about his wife (Jane Curtin).
Mr. Mike’s Least-Loved Bedtime TalesSummary: Mr. Mike (Michael O’Donoghue) tells the story of “The Little Train That Died.”
Recurring Characters: Mr. Mike.
Brian Wilson performs “Good Vibrations”