Saturday Night Live
Season 5

s05e01 / Steve Martin/Blondie

14th Oct '79 - 3:30am
Steve Martin/Blondie

Live from New York, it's... Steve Martin!



Sketches include "The Pope's Doorman," "Craig's Travellers' Checks," "Free Spanish Lesson," "Juvenile Delinquent Vandal," "Rise," "Carole King," "The David Susskind Show," "Bolshoi Ballet," "The All-New Mr. Bill Show," and "What the Hell is That?"



Blondie performed "Dreaming" and "The Hardest Part."

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s05e02 / Eric Idle/Bob Dylan

21st Oct '79 - 3:30am
Eric Idle/Bob Dylan

Live from New York, it's... Buck Henry!



Sketches include "Sick Limey," "Hotel-Motel Art Fair," "Mr. Howard's Shoe Store," "Prince Charles Tells You How To Pick Up Girls!," "Hardcore II," "Heavy Sarcasm," and "Ask Elvis."



Bob Dylan performed "Gotta Serve Somebody," "I Believe In You," and "When You Gonna Wake Up."

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s05e03 / Bill Russell/Chicago

4th Nov '79 - 4:30am
Bill Russell/Chicago

Live from New York, it's... Bill Murray!



Sketches include "Kennedy in '80," "Banshee," "The Black Shadow," "The Landers Files," "Mr. Bill at Home" (film), "Nick in the Arctic," "Eleanor Roosevelt," "People Losing Money For People," "Sports Hot Line," and "Big n' Tall That's All."



Chicago performs "I'm a Man" and "Street Player."

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s05e04 / Buck Henry/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

11th Nov '79 - 4:30am
Buck Henry/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Sketches include "Hostility Towards Buck," "Harley's Bristol Cream," "Island of the Toads," "Nerds' Double Date," "Bad Clams," "Speci-Pak," "Marriage Lawyers," "How to Talk To Your Grandparents," "Life After Death, Revisited" (film), " and "Rush Home to the Bathroom."
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers performed "Refugee" and "Don't Do Me Like That."

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s05e05 / Bea Arthur/The Roches

18th Nov '79 - 4:30am
Bea Arthur/The Roches

Live from New York, it's... Laraine Newman!



Sketches include "Reagan's Nap Schedule," "Spud Beer," "First He Cries," "Soviet Takeover," "Aunt Judy's Basement," "Woman To Woman," "SaveCo," "Rock Opera Preview," "Mr. Bill Builds A House" (film), "Los Beatolos Cubanos," and "Andy Kaufman Preview."



Roaches preform "Bobby's Song" and "Hallelujah Chorus."

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s05e06 / Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman

9th Dec '79 - 4:30am
Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman

Sketches include the "Great Moments In Rock n' Roll," "The Bel-Airabs," "Old & New Boyfriends," "Steve Marvin on Stereo 105," "First Love, Part 2" (film) and "The Nuclear Family."



Randy Newman performed "It's Money That I Love," "I'm Gonna Take Off My Pants," and "The Story of a Rock & Roll Band."

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s05e07 / Martin Sheen/David Bowie

16th Dec '79 - 4:30am
Martin Sheen/David Bowie

Sketches include "Quick Sex Change Operation," "Le Shoe," "Afraid of the Dark," "Striking Teachers," "Apocolypse Now," "First Love, Part 2," "Foreveready," "Criminals," "Minota AM-3 Camera," "Revisions of Freudian History," "Martin Sheen Hairspray"



David Bowie performed "The Man Who Sold The World," "TVC - 15," "Boys Keep Swinging."

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s05e08 / Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge

23rd Dec '79 - 4:30am
Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge

Live from New York, "and Panama," it's... Bill Murray!



Sketches include "A Shah Pahlavi Christmas," "Diff'rent Strokes," "Chudd Harassment Case," "A Message From Bob Kopp," "Nerds' Christmas Pageant," a performance by Andy Kaufman, "Bob Hope's Christmas in Tehran," "Sammy Seltzer, Jr.," "Java Junkie" (film), "Too Many Decorations," and "Iran: The Country and The Crisis."



Desmond Child & Rouge perform "Tumble In The Night" and "Goodbye Baby".

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s05e09 / Teri Garr/The B-52's

27th Jan '80 - 4:30am
Teri Garr/The B-52's

Live from New York, "and the wonderful empire of Japan," it's... Don Novello!



Sketches include "Paul McCartney in Japan: Day 11," "Craig's Traveler's Checks," "Somewhere Near Mason City, Iowa," "Debs Behind Bars," "Anchovy Council of America," "Bad Playhouse," "Baby Casting Director," and "Mr. Bill's Down and Out" (cartoon).



The B-52's perform "Rock Lobster" and "Dance This Mess Around."

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s05e10 / Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull

10th Feb '80 - 4:30am
Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull

Live from New York, it's... Chevy Chase!



Sketches include "Henry Kissinger and Gerald Ford," "Pre-Chewed Charlies," "The Bel-Airabs," "You Can't Win," "Speaking of Fashion," "Linden Palmer, Hollywood's Forgotten Director," and "Honduras."



Marianne Faithfull performed "Broken English" and "Guilt"; Chevy Chase performed "16 Tons."

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s05e11 / Elliott Gould/Gary Numan

17th Feb '80 - 4:30am
Elliott Gould/Gary Numan

Live from New York, "The Home of Richard Nixon," it's... Don Novello!



Sketches include "Nixon in NYC," "Jewess Jeans," "Kennedy-Carter Debate," "Because the Wine Remembers," "Basketball Offer," "The Subway Genie," "Kramer vs. Godzilla," "The Incredible Man," "Get Rid of That Building" (film) and "All-Time Radio."



Gary Numan performed "Cars" and "Praying to the Aliens."

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s05e12 / Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave

24th Feb '80 - 4:30am
Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave

Sketches include "Kirk's Greatest Kirks," "What If?," "Arlene Meets Kirk Douglas," "Greg's Bar Mitzvah," "Prime Time Saturday," and "Mask of Fear"



Sam and Dave performed "You Don't Know Like I Know" and "Soul Man"

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s05e13 / Rodney Dangerfield/J. Geils Band

9th Mar '80 - 4:30am
Rodney Dangerfield/J. Geils Band

Live from New York, it's... Rodney Dangerfield!



Sketches include "Rodney's Dressing Room," "The Niggerrand," "Dr. Shockley's House of Sperm," "Manhasset," "The Road To Moscow," "Jane, Gilda, and the 100th Episode," "Substitute Judge," and "America On The Job."



The J. Geils Band perform "Love Stinks" and "Sanctuary."

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s05e14 / (no host)/Paul Simon, James Taylor, and David Sanborn

16th Mar '80 - 4:30am
(no host)/Paul Simon, James Taylor, and David Sanborn

Live from New York, it's... John Belushi!



Sketches include "Anniversary Seance," "Todd's Campaign," "The Biggest Leprechaun," "The Flogging Musicians," "Talk or Die," and "The David Susskind Show."



Paul Simon and James Taylor perform "Cathy's Clown / Take Me to the Mardi Gras" and David Sanborn performs "Anything You Want."

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s05e15 / Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss/The Grateful Dead

6th Apr '80 - 4:30am
Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss/The Grateful Dead

Sketches include ABC News, Little Girls' Fantasy, Paranoid Guilt, Assertiveness Training, Khomeini the Magnificent, Joey Bishop Fans, and "Mr. Bill Strikes Back".



Grateful Dead performs "Alabama Getaway" and "Saint of Circumstances".

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s05e16 / Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray

13th Apr '80 - 4:30am
Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray

Live from New York, it's... Burt Reynolds!



Sketches include "Burt's Not Angry," "Sleep With Our Daughters," "Roman Vomitorium," "Deliverance II," "The Burt Book," "Street Scene," "Be a Pepper," "Breach of Party Etiquette," and "Baba Wawa at Large."



Anne Murray performs "Lucky Me" and "Why Don't You Stick Around".

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s05e17 / Strother Martin/The Specials

20th Apr '80 - 4:30am
Strother Martin/The Specials

Viva de Nueva York, it's... Gilda Radner!



Sketches include "US Census Preview," "Camp Beau Soleil," "Russell McBain's Videotaped Will," "Conductors' Club Meeting," "Invasion of the Brain Snatchers," "Any Town," and "Food" (film).



The Specials performed "Gangsters" and "Too Much Too Young."

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s05e18 / Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Bruce Cockburn

11th May '80 - 3:30am
Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Bruce Cockburn

Live from New York, it's... Harry Shearer!



Sketches include "Mysteries of the Universe," "The Dating Zone," "Writing Home," "The Variety Store," "Mr. Bill" (film), and "Formerly Fat Fiancee."



The Amazing Rhythm Aces (featuring Bill Murray) perform "Who Will the Next Fool Be" and "Third-Rate Romance." Bruce Cockburn perform "Wondering Where the Lions Are."

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s05e19 / Steve Martin/Paul and Linda McCartney

18th May '80 - 3:30am
Steve Martin/Paul and Linda McCartney

Live from New York, "and London," it's... Paul McCartney's milkman!



Sketches include: "Father Guido Sarducci, Live from London," "Real Incredible People," "Messing Up Your Apartment," "The Hominids," "Stretch Marks Record Offer," "Reagan's Dinner," and "Deer Crossing."



3-D performed "All-Night Television"; Paul McCartney presented a clip of his song "Comin' Up."

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s05e20 / Buck Henry/Andrew Gold, Andrae Crouch

25th May '80 - 3:30am
Buck Henry/Andrew Gold, Andrae Crouch

Live from New York, it'sHarry Shearer!



Sketches include "Election '80: Almost Halfway Over," "Lord and Lady Douchebag," "Cow Minder's Daughter," "Uncle Roy," "The Week in Review," "Mommy Beer," and "Nick at Trader Nick's."



Andrew Gold performed "Kiss This One Goodbye" and Andrae Crouch performed ""Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus."

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