|Air Date(s):|| Cameos:|
November 16, 1996
Total of 30 appearances
|Impersonator(s):|| Norm MacDonald|
Robert "Bob" Dole (born July 22, 1923) is an American attorney and politician who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996, was Gerald Ford's Vice Presidential running mate in the 1976 presidential election, was Senate Majority Leader from 1985 to 1987 and in 1995 and 1996 was the Republican Party presidential nominee in the presidential election of 1996, but lost to Democrat Bill Clinton.
On Saturday Night Live, he has been impersonated by Norm MacDonald twenty-five times from September 30, 1995 to February 15, 1997 and by Dan Aykroyd five times from February 13, 1988 to March 25, 1995 and from February 7, 1998 to March 8, 2003. Dole himself also made a cameo with his wife Elizabeth Hanford on November 16, 1996 during the "Dole Impression" cold opening sketch, where he also started the show by uttering the famous line, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!," and also appeared during the Weekend Update segment.