Saturday Night Live has almost been a right of passage for each generation since the 70’s; as soon as you were old enough to stay up late on a Saturday night, that was the show that HAD to be watched. The very first episode aired on October 11, 1975, meaning that the show will officially be 46 years old this long weekend on October 11, 2021. Picture this, people tuning in were treated to George Carlin hosting the first episode of the show that was then simply known as Saturday Night; the show wouldn’t add “LIVE” until 1977. I still consider the cast of the first season as among the greatest to ever be part of the show with Dan Akroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, and Gilda Radner in the lineup. There were so many classic skits with the early cast, and I’ve included one of my favourites below; I can still recite it by heart.
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