April 23, 1977
Season 2 episode
Episode 44
Season Episode 20
Host Eric Idle
Musical Guest(s) Alan Price
Neil Innes
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) Price:
"In Times Like These"
"Poor People"
Previous Episode April 16, 1977
Next Episode May 14, 1977

The 44th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Eric Idle with musical guests Alan Price and Neil Innes.


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 Cold Open   Sketch   Pretaped/Digital Short   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

Title Image Summary
Irish Interrogation Irish-interrogation-4-23-77 A British soldier (Eric Idle) decides there's only one way to make an Irishman (Bill Murray) talk.
American Dope Growers Union American-dope-growers-union-4-23-77 Homegrown marijuana is here to stay.
The Nixon Interviews The-nixon-interviews-4-23-77 David Frost's (Eric Idle) lengthy interview session with Richard Nixon (Dan Aykroyd) proves to be a tiresome effort.
Alan Price Performs "Poor People" Alan-price-performs-poor-people-4-23-77
Body Language Body-language-4-23-77 Eric Idle narrates a Gary Weis film that gives a primer on the subject.
Weekend Update With Jane Curtin Weekend-update-4-23-77 Bill Murray delivers an editorial on spanking and recalls some bad memories. Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) sings "I Will Swallow Him" for Tom Snyder.
Oxxon Oxxon-4-23-77 Oxxon keeps oil prices high by filming costly commercials like this one.
Heavy Wit Championship Heavy-wit-championship-4-23-77 Boxers Ray Grimwade (Eric Idle) and Mohammed Stallion (John Belushi) seek laughs from the audience.
Ron Nasty Performs "Cheese & Onions" Ron-nasty-performs-cheese-and-onions-4-23-77
The Battle Of Britain The-battle-of-britain-4-23-77 A low-budget British war film.
Neil Innes Performs "Shangri-La" Neil-innes-performs-4-23-77
Plain Talk Plain-talk-4-23-77 Eric Idle and Dan Aykroyd seem to understand one another's gibberish language.
Trans Eastern Flight Trans-eastern-flight-4-23-77 Flight attendant Sherry (Laraine Newman) acts cooperatively toward gun-toting passengers.
Alan Price Performs "In Times Like These" Alan-price-performs-in-times-like-these-4-23-77
Save Great Britain Telethon Save-great-britain-telethon-4-23-77 To help raise more money, Bill Murray attempts to chug a full bottle of grape juice.
Goodnights Goodnights-4-23-77
Preceded by:
April 16, 1977
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
May 14, 1977

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