March 19th, 1977
Goodbye SaccharineSummary: Rhonda Weiss (Gilda Radner) and the Rhondettes (Laraine Newman, Jane Curtin, Linda Ronstadt) perform.
Recurring Characters: Rhonda Weiss.
Broderick Crawford’s MonologueSummary: Broderick Crawford recalls his firing from NBC thirty-seven years earlier.
Samurai Hit ManSummary: The mob hires Futaba (John Belushi) to pose as a Benihana chef and perform a hit.
Recurring Characters: Futaba.
Broderick Crawford in New YorkSummary: Broderick Crawford revisits his old neighborhood, in a film by Gary Weis.
Mel’s Hide HeavenSummary: Mel (Dan Aykroyd) shows you how to make your own leather clothing from the cows he supplies.
Recurring Characters: Mel, Mrs. Mel.
Dr. John performs “Sing Sing Sing”
The New GuySummary: New cast member Bill Murray admits that he’s not very funny and wonders if he’s making it on the show.
Lucy’s New JobSummary: Lucy (Gilda Radner) is hired to put whipped cream on the tops of nuclear warheads coming down a speedy conveyor belt.
Recurring Characters: Lucille Ball.
Weekend Update with Jane CurtinSummary: Garrett Morris reports from the vacant Black Governor’s Convention. John Belushi explores the luck of the Irish via his trademark rant.
Puppy Uppers/Doggy DownersSummary: The right mix of uppers and downers keeps your dog peppy and under control.
Note: Repeat from 76g.
Highway PatrolSummary: Captain Matthews (Broderick Crawford) and a pair of Siamese priests (Bill Murray, John Belushi) avert a hostage situation between Siamese twin sisters (Laraine Newman, Jane Curtin).
Baba Wawa At LargeSummary: Baba Wawa (Gilda Radner) conducts an interview with Godzilla (John Belushi).
Recurring Characters: Barbara Walters.
Levon Helm performs “Ain’t That a Lot of Love”
The Huston PlanSummary: Richard Nixon (Dan Aykroyd) seeks support from J. Edgar Hoover (Broderick Crawford).
Recurring Characters: Richard Nixon, Julie Nixon.
The Meters perform “I Got To Get My Name Up In Lights”