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Saturday Night Live

Bill Murray/The Spinners/Yale Whiffenpoofs (Season 7, Episode 8)
TV-14
TV Episode | 90 min | Comedy, Music

The host for the episode is Bill Murray (his second appearance as host), and the musical guests are The Spinners. The skits for this episode are as follows: The phone company admits that its highly touted technological breakthroughs are ...See moreThe host for the episode is Bill Murray (his second appearance as host), and the musical guests are The Spinners. The skits for this episode are as follows: The phone company admits that its highly touted technological breakthroughs are just hot air used to justify rate increases. During his opening monologue, Bill Murray introduces his best friend, Santa Claus. Tomorrow host Tom Snyder sulks. Father Guido Sarducci talks about the benefits of MX-5 tampons. During the Weekend Update, Brian Doyle-Murray reports on the proper spelling of the name of Libya's leader and an attempt in Arkansas to have creationism taught as science, and Joe Piscopo interviews an aging Muhammad Ali to find out if the legendary boxer is still the greatest. A skit features Christie Brinkley for designer fairy tales. Father Guido Sarducci returns to make his predictions for the coming year. A skit looks at the home life of a family of psychos. Honker gives his views on the economics of Christmas. The Spinners perform a "Then Came You", "I'll Be Around" and "Working My Way Back to You". Michael Davis and the Yale Whiffenpoofs made credited guest appearances. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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Director
Producers
Mary Salter (as Mary Satler) | Bob Tischler
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 12, 1981

Release date
Dec 12, 1981 (United States)

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18 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Bill Murray
Various / Himself - Host / Ralph Lauren / Honker Various / Himself - Host / Ralph Lauren / Honker   See fewer
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Robin Duke
Herself / Elf / Various Herself / Elf / Various   See fewer
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Christine Ebersole
Herself / Various Herself / Various   See fewer
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Mary Gross
Herself / Brooke Shields / Various Herself / Brooke Shields / Various   See fewer
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Tim Kazurinsky
Himself / ElfVarious Himself / ElfVarious   See fewer
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Eddie Murphy
Himself / Muhammad Ali / Various Himself / Muhammad Ali / Various   See fewer
Top 500
Joe Piscopo
Himself / Tom Snyder / Various Himself / Tom Snyder / Various   See fewer
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Tony Rosato
Himself / Richard Allen / Various Himself / Richard Allen / Various   See fewer
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Brian Doyle-Murray
SNL Newsbreak Anchor / Various SNL Newsbreak Anchor / Various   See fewer
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The Spinners
Themselves - Musical Guest Themselves - Musical Guest   See fewer
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Don Novello
Father Guido Sarducci (as Father Guido Sarducci) Father Guido Sarducci (as Father Guido Sarducci)   See fewer
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Michael Davis
Himself - Special Guest Himself - Special Guest   See fewer
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The Whiffenpoofs
Themselves (as The Yale Whiffenpoofs) Themselves (as The Yale Whiffenpoofs)   See fewer
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Bill Hanrahan
Himself - Announcer (voice) Himself - Announcer (voice)   See fewer
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Seth Green
Little Kid being interviewed (uncredited) Little Kid being interviewed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hiram Kasten
Various (uncredited) Various (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Murphy
Santa Claus (uncredited) Santa Claus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobbie Smith
Themselves - Musical Guest (uncredited) Themselves - Musical Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 45 votes