December 13, 1975
Season 1 episode
SNL Richard Pryor
Episode 7
Season Episode 7
Host Richard Pryor
Musical Guest(s) Gill Scott-Heron
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Johannesburg"
"A Lovely Day"
Previous Episode November 22, 1975
Next Episode December 20, 1975

The seventh episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Richard Pryor with musical guest Gill Scott-Heron.


Sketches Edit

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

Title Image Summary
Garrett Takes The Fall Garrett-takes-the-fall-12-13-75 Due to a special request by Richard Pryor, Garrett Morris does the fall in a restaurant scene instead of Chevy Chase.
Richard Pryor's Monologue Richard-pryor-monologue-12-13-75 Richard Pryor performs a stand-up routine about being drunk in a bar.
Samurai Hotel Samurai-hotel-12-13-75 All a traveler(Chevy Chase) wants is a room for the night, so desk clerk Futaba (John Belushi) engages in a swordfight with his bellboy (Richard Pryor) to get the job done.
Gil Scott-Heron Performs "Johannesburg" Gil-scott-heron-performs-johannesburg-12-13-75 Gil Scott-Heron performs "Johannesburg".
Looks At Books Looks-at-books-12-13-75 Junior Griffin (Richard Pryor) tells Jane Curtin all about his experience disguised as a white man.
New Dad New-Dad-Insurance-10-11-75 The typical family home is made up of Mom (Jacqueline Carlin), Dad (Dan Aykroyd) and the children. But if Dad suddenly dies, the family's emotional loss is covered by New Dad (Chevy Chase).
Police Line Up I Police-line-up-i-12-13-75 A rigged police line-up points to a handcuffed black man (Richard Pryor) as the definite offender.
Pong Pong-12-13-75 Al Franken talks about a rough hockey outing during a game of Pong with Tom Davis.
Black Takeover Black-takeover-12-13-75 Paranoid that the blacks are taking over, a suburban dad (Dan Aykroyd) fails to realize his family's transformation at the dinner table.
Weekend Update With Chevy Chase Weekend-update-12-13-75 Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) gives an editorial response against "busting" schoolchildren. Garrett Morris again repeats the top story for the hard-of-hearing.
Spud Beer Spud-beer-11-22-75 The perfect brew following your electroshock therapy.
Police Line Up II Police-line-up-ii-12-13-75 A rigged police line-up that includes a nun (Jane Curtin), a duck, and an icebox points to a black man (Richard Pryor) as the definite offender.
Suicide Pill Suicide-pill-12-13-75 While being told about its destructive power, a Major (Richard Pryor) accidentally swallows the suicide pill.
The Muppets The-muppets-12-13-75 Ploobis & Scred visit The Mighty Favog while drunk.
Police Line Up III Police-line-up-iii-12-13-75 A rigged police line-up that includes a line of policemen points to a black man (Richard Pryor) as the definite offender.
Exorcist II Exorcist-ii-12-13-75 Father Merrin (Thalmus Rasulala) and Father Karras (Richard Pryor) don't react favorably when possessed Regan (Laraine Newman) badmouths their mamas.
Albert Brooks Film Albert-brooks-film-12-13-75 Albert Brooks lays out his agenda from his sickbed.
Kennedy Assasination Kennedy-assasassination-12-13-75 An audience member (Tom Schiller) is shot when he alleges his own Kennedy assassination conspiracy.
Richard Pryor Standup Richard-pryor-standup-12-13-75 Richard Pryor performs stand-up about a heroin addict being mentored by a wino.
Shelley Pryor Shelley-pryor-standup-12-13-75 Shelly Pryor tells a story about carousel horses.
Gil Scott-Heron Performs Gil-Scott-Heron-Performs-a-lovely-day-12-13-75 Gil Scott-Heron Performs "A Lovely Day".
Goodnights Goodnights-12-13-75
Preceded by:
November 22, 1975
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
December 20, 1975

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