March 15th, 1980
Sen. Daniel P. Moynihan
SeanceSummary: The spirits of Michael O’Donoghue and John Belushi are summoned during a psychic seance in honor of SNL’s 100th episode.
Bill Murray’s New York SongSummary: Bill Murray sings of the greatness of living in New York City.
Horizon System 12Summary: The world’s biggest television system still retains its tiny viewing screen.
The Biggest LeprechaunSummary: Sean the Leprechaun (Peter Aykroyd) is easily captured due to his large size.
The NerdsSummary: Todd’s (Bill Murray) quest to become Student Body president may be ruined by a smear campaign, when his opponent (Harry Shearer) brings up a past mooning infraction.
Recurring Characters: Lisa Loopner, Todd DiLaMuca.
James Taylor & Paul Simon perform “Cathy’s Clown”, “Sunny Skies”, “Take Me to the Mardi Gras”
Weekend Update with Jane Curtin & Bill MurraySummary: Ralph Nader. Roseanne Roseannadanna (Gilda Radner).
Recurring Characters: Roseanne Roseannadanna.
The Minstrels of NewcastleSummary: Schanken the Minstrel (Bill Murray) irks his fellow musicians when he can’t master four drum beats in time to perform for the Queen (John Belushi).
Talk Or DieSummary: Dirk Savage (Michael Palin) struggles to interview his guests while enduring a multitude of death threats during the show.
New York State WinesSummary: Sen. Daniel P. Moynihan promotes New York State Wines, even though the taste isn’t favored by Honker (Bill Murray) and a pair of discriminating bums (Garrett Morris, Peter Aykroyd).
Recurring Characters: Honker.
David Sanborn performs “Anything You Want”
The David Susskind ShowSummary: David Susskind (Bill Murray) interviews ordinary people who have undergone extreme plastic surgery measures in order to look like their favorite celebrities.
Recurring Characters: David Susskind.