December 7th, 1996
O.J. Simpson Child Custody HearingSummary: O.J. Simpson (Tim Meadows) gives the runaround at his child custody hearing.
Recurring Characters: O.J. Simpson.
Martin Short’s MonologueSummary: After contemplating what he wants his monologue to be about, Martin Short sings about “SNL”‘s peak-and-valley history.
First Hosted: 86f.
Celebrity Jeopardy!Summary: Dumb celebrities Sean Connery (Darrell Hammond), Jerry Lewis (Martin Short), and Burt Reynolds (Norm MacDonald) aggravate intellectual host Alex Trebek (Will Ferrell).
Recurring Characters: Alex Trebek, Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds, Jerry Lewis.
Martha Stewart’s Topless Christmas SpecialSummary: The holiday special that centers around a half-naked Martha Stewart (Ana Gasteyer).
Recurring Characters: Martha Stewart.
Ed Grimley in HeavenSummary: Merriwether (Chevy Chase), the gatekeeper of Heaven, sends Ed Grimley (Short) is sent back from the dead to get a life.
Recurring Characters: Ed Grimley.
Roxbury GuysSummary: Roxbury Guys (Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan) go club-hopping with foreignor Jaleel (Martin Short).
Recurring Characters: Doug Butabi, Steve Butabi.
Weekend Update with Norm MacDonaldSummary: Lenny the Lion (Colin Quinn) comments on the health care system.
Recurring Characters: Lenny The Lion.
No Doubt performs “Don’t Speak”Also Performed: 01i.
The Barbara Walters SpecialSummary: Jackie Rogers, Jr. (Martin Short) recalls embarrassing moments during an interview with Barbara Walters (Cheri Oteri).
Recurring Characters: Barbara Walters, Jackie Rogers, Jr.
Larry Azaria’s Mostly Used Mattresses
The Terry Gantner Family WorkoutSummary: Karate expert Terry Gantner (Will Ferrell) breaks his hand while demonstrating a simple chop move, then screams his agony.
The Tinseltown TattlerSummary: Pinky Nye (Martin Short) and Rhona Patton (Molly Shannon) gossip.
No Doubt performs “Excuse Me Mr.”
Happy Holiday TalesSummary: Mickey the Dyke (Cheri Oteri) tells her family that she’s a lesbian.
Recurring Characters: Mickey The Dyke.