40 Years Ago: Eddie Murphy Rankles Cast by Hosting ‘SNL’
Crossroads moment came as the show faltered after original producer Lorne Michaels' departure.
40 Years Ago: Drew Barrymore Stays Up Past Her Bedtime on ‘SNL’
Seven-year-old 'E.T.' star was youngest host in show's history.
40 Years Ago: Andy Kaufman Voted Off ‘Saturday Night Live’
Comedian committed to the bit in 1982.
45 Years Ago: John Belushi Pitches Little Chocolate Donuts
'SNL' and Olympics legend pushed breakfast of champions in 1977.
35 Years Ago: ‘The Running Man’ Runs Distant Second to ‘RoboCop’
Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1987 dystopian satire takes sledgehammer approach to future games.
45 Years Ago: Roseanne Roseannadanna Makes ‘SNL’ Debut
Gilda Radner's 'Weekend Update' reporter goes off-topic and makes a lasting impression.
25 Years Ago: Chris Farley’s Last ‘SNL’ Appearance Before His Death
Former cast member returned to host less than two months before he died.
When Sinead O’Connor Tore Picture of the Pope on ‘SNL’
Irish singer's action sparked immediate outrage.
40 Years Ago: Eddie Murphy’s Mister Robinson Meets His Match in Mr. T
'Saturday Night Live' sketch had quickly became a hit with audiences, if not Fred Rogers himself.
40 Years Ago: ‘Cheers’ Debuts With a Perfect Pilot Episode
Classic show premiered in September 1982 to little fanfare and even fewer viewers.