15th Anniversary Special: 09/24/89


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September 24th, 1989

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Prince

Father Guido Sarducci

Kevin Nealon

Victoria Jackson

Dan Aykroyd

Steve Martin

Robin Williams

Tom Hanks

Billy Crystal

Sam Kinison

Joan Cusack

Mary Tyler Moore

Jon Lovitz

Lorne Michaels

Chevy Chase

Jane Curtin

Joe Piscopo

Garrett Morris

Susan St. James

Christopher Guest

Martin Short

O.J. Simpson

Steve Martin

Buck Henry

Charlton Heston

Jane Curtin

Laraine Newman

Dennis Miller

Jan Hooks

Mary Tyler Moore

Eddie Murphy’s Entourage

Dan Aykroyd

Jim Belushi

Robin Williams

Bruce Willis

  • Chevy Falls

    Kevin Nealon and Victoria Jackson gawk at the night’s celebrity guests.

    Chevy Chase insists he’s not too old to do the opening fall.

  • Tom Hanks’ Monologue

    Hanks outlines obligatory comments for the monologue.

  • 1975-1980 Highlights

    Clips include: Wolverines, Jaws II, Fred Garvin, Mr. Bill and The Nerds.

  • SNL Moment I

    Susan St. James was first host to marry an SNL producer.

  • Hey, You!

    (Repeat) See: 12/10/77.

  • Jerry Hall

    Jerry Hall introduces Prince.

  • Prince performs “Electric Chair”

  • Hey, You!

    (Repeat) See: 12/10/77.

  • Guest/Short

    Christopher Guest makes fun of Martin Short while introducing clips.

  • 1980-1985 Highlights

    Clips include: The Whiners, Velvet Jones, Fernando’s Hideaway and Mr. Robinson.

  • SNL Moment II

    O.J. Simpson acknowledges Walter Payton’s Superbowl loss.

  • Super Bass-o-Matic ’76

    (Repeat) See: 04/24/76.

  • Steve Martin

    Steve Martin is too excited to introduce clip highlights.

  • 1985-1989 Highlights

    Clips include: Pathlogical Liar, Hans & Franz, Sprockets and Hercules.

  • Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston reads a letter from an offended SNL viewer.

  • First Citiwide Change Bank I

    (Repeat) See: 10/08/88.

  • Billy Crystal

    Billy Crystal does stand-up about feeling old.

  • Musical Guest Highlights

    highlights of 14 years’ worth of musical guests.

  • Gilda Radner Tribute

    Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman introduce clips of Gilda’s performances.

  • Gilda Radner Highlights

    Clips include: Emily Litella, Baba Wawa, Judy Miller and La Dolce Gilda.

  • Dennis Miller

    Dennis Miller talks about SNL’s political sketches.

  • Political Highlights

    Clips include: Debate ’76, Carter Call-In and Jesse Jackson’s Monologue.

  • SNL Moment III

    Jan Hooks wins the award for most whores portrayed in one SNL episode.

  • Mary Tyler Moore

    Mary Tyler Moore talks about SNL’s tasteless sketches.

  • Tasteless Sketch Highlights

    Clips include: The Widettes, Nude Beach, and Lord & Lady Douchebag.

  • John Belushi Tribute

    Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi introduce clips of John’s performances.

  • John Belushi Highlights

    Clips include: Samurai Deli, Godfather Therapy and Little Chocolate Donuts.

  • Robin Williams

    Robin Williams stalls for time by roasting audience members.

  • Compulsion

    (Repeat) See: 11/14/87.

  • “Play Misty For Me”

    (Repeat) See: 01/10/76.

  • Paul Simon Worries

    (Repeat) See: 11/20/76.

  • Paul Simon performs “Still Crazy After All These Years”

  • Bruce Willis

    Bruce Willis reminds cast and crew to be ready for him in the morning.

    SNL Transcripts

  • Author: Don Roy King

    Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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