30 Years Ago: The ‘Cheers’ Gang Bows Out
'One for the Road' brought beloved series to an end in 1993.
35 Years Ago: Jason Meets Carrie in ‘Friday the 13th Part VII’
Misbegotten 'The New Blood' continued franchise's slide.
45 Years Ago: Father Guido Sarducci Makes His ‘SNL’ Debut
Show's most recurring character made his first appearance In the final minutes of a Season 3 episode.
‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast Members Who Were Fired
The Not Ready for Late Night Players.
45 Years Ago: Steve Martin’s ‘King Tut’ Becomes a Surprise Hit
It was a beaming, lightly satirical, but mostly silly put-on of a novelty song.
45 Years Ago: The Blues Brothers Make Their ‘SNL’ Debut
Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi fashioned characters two years earlier, but 1978 episode featured them in full glory.
40 Years Ago: ‘Special Bulletin’ Causes ‘War of the Worlds’ Panic
Cold War TV movie from 1983 was work of fiction but try telling freaked-out viewers that.
The 20 Most Controversial Saturday Night Live Moments of All Time
From accidental expletives to regrettable lapses in comedy judgment to manufactured ire.
40 Years Ago: Buckwheat Is Shot, and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Is There
Eddie Murphy helped kill off one of the show's most popular characters in March 1983.
45 Years Ago: John Belushi Dances on His ‘SNL’ Castmates’ Graves
in "Don't Look Back in Anger," star reflects on all his departed co-workers.
45 Years Ago: O.J. Simpson Hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’
Football great's sports career was winding down as movie and TV options piled up in 1978.
45 Years Ago: Bill Murray and Chevy Chase Fight Before ‘SNL’ Goes on Air
The 1978 episode marked return of former breakout cast member, but not everyone wanted him back.
30 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Spoofs Keith Richards and Himself on SNL
Rolling Stones singer struck comedy gold in 1993 episode.
30 Years Ago: Dana Carvey Leaves ‘SNL’ as a Royal Tampon
"George Bush had run its course, 'Wayne’s World,' Church Lady had all been done — basically I thought I’d done as much as I could do."
When Bill Murray’s Lounge Singer Added Lyrics to Star Wars Theme
“Oh, Star Wars / Nothing but Star Wars ... "
45 Years Ago: The Nerds Make Suitably Graceless ‘SNL’ Debut
Bill Murray and Gilda Radner starred as two of the show's earliest recurring characters.