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.
30 Years Ago: Sinead O’Connor Tears 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.