January 22nd, 1977
Injured JohnSummary: John Belushi is in no condition to do tonight’s show, but his doctor will cut off his drug supply if he doesn’t get paid.
Ruth Gordon’s MonologueSummary: Ruth Gordon announces that she’s ready to do tonight’s show.
The MarinesSummary: A gay Marine (Garrett Morris) tries to pick up a few good men.
Note: Repeat from 11/13/76.
MeSummary: Barbra Streisand (Laraine Newman) sings “Me”, a medley about how great she is.
Recurring Characters: Barbara Streisand.
The Litella Sisters At HomeSummary: Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) and her sister Essie (Ruth Gordon) make toast and discuss the day’s issues.
Recurring Characters: Emily Litella.
TomorrowSummary: Tom Snyder (Dan Aykroyd) talks with director Dino De Laurentiis (John Belushi) discusses his “King Kong” remake.
Recurring Characters: Tom Snyder.
Chuck Berry performs “Johnny B. Goode”
Weekend Update with Jane CurtinSummary: Laraine Newman interviews Lillian Carter (Gordon) about being First Mother. Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) tells Jane Curtin that she has nothing to report on.
Recurring Characters: Lillian Carter, Emily Litella.
Crazy FrankSummary: Crazy Frank (Dan Aykroyd) gets revenge on Crazy Ernie by slahing his prices.
Night MovesSummary: Garrett Morris’ girlfriend disapproves of his absence, in a film by Gary Weis.
Little Old Ladies Of The NightSummary: An elderly woman (Ruth Gordon) gets mixed up in the world of street hustling.
Chuck Berry performs “Marie” & “Carol”
Sex QuestionsSummary: Babysitter (Ruth Gordon) answers a little girl’s (Gilda Radner) questions about sex.
The Mr. Bill ShowSummary: Mr. Bill gets mangled in Sluggo’s magic act.
Recurring Characters: Mr. Bill.
Ricky JaySummary: Ricky Jay performs a card trick with two audience members.
The Last Days of Howard HughesSummary: Howard Hughes’ (Laraine Newman) strange behavior is observed.
Recurring Characters: Howard Hughes.
World of AdventureSummary: An anthropologist’s (Ruth Gordon) breast-filled film excites E. Buzz Miller (Dan Aykroyd).
Recurring Characters: E. Buzz Miller.
Mr. Mike’s Least-Loved Bedtime TalesSummary: Mr. Mike (Michael O’Donoghue) tells Fifi the maid (Gilda Radner) the story of “Willy The Worm.”
Recurring Characters: Mr. Mike.