December 11th, 1982
Nick’s Substitute HostSummary: Eddie Murphy announces that planned host Nick nolte has taken ill, so he’ll take over the hosting duties instead.
Eddie Murphy’s MonologueSummary: Eddie Murphy performs stand-up about haunted houses and does his Stevie Wonder impression.
Merry Christmas, Dammit!Recurring Characters: Gumby, Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Frank Sinatra.
Kensington Dance Theatre for the BlindTranscript
Saturday Night News with Brad HallRecurring Characters: Dr. Jack Badofsky.
Lionel Ritchie performs “You Are”
Hairem ScaremRecurring Characters: Dion.
The Herpes Family
Lionel Richie performs “Truly”
The Meaning of ChristmasNote: Repeat from 12/12/81.
Note: Originally appeared as a piece within SNL Newsbreak with Brian Doyle-Murray.
A Special Christmas MessageRecurring Characters: April May June.