May 29, 1976
Season 1 episode
Episode 22
Season Episode 22
Host Elliott Gould
Musical Guest(s) Leon Redbone
Harlan Collins
Joyce Everson
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Shine On, Harvest Moon" and "Walking Stick" by Redbone
"Heaven Only Knows" by Collins and Everson
Previous Episode May 22, 1976
Next Episode July 24, 1976

The 22nd episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Elliott Gould with musical guest Leon Redbone, Harlan Collins and Joyce Everson.



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

Title Image Summary
Wax Museum Wax-museum-5-29-76 A pervert (Chevy Chase) gets his kicks touching and flashing the statues (Laraine Newman, Neil Levy, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner) at a wax museum.
Elliot Gould's Monologue Elliot-goulds-monologue-5-29-76 To set the mood for tonight's show, Elliott Gould sings the old standard "Anything Goes".
Academy of Better Careers Academy-of-better-careers-10-11-75 Now you can be a stand-by operator, too.
Poker Game Poker-game-5-29-76 Because of his extreme southern hospitality and gullible graciousness, Mr. Russo (Dan Aykroyd) is honored to be taken advantage of by Mr. Diarga (Chevy Chase) and his interpretor (Elliott Gould) during a friendly high-stakes poker game.
Babs' Uvula Babs-uvula-5-29-76 Babs' (Gilda Radner) doctor (Chevy Chase) tells her that she's let her uvula go to the dogs.
Leon Redbone Performs "Shine On Harvest Moon" Leon-redbone-performs-shine-on-harvest-moon-5-29-76  
The Last Voyage Of The Starship Enterprise The-last-voyage-of-the-starship-enterprise-5-29-76 The crew of the Starship Enterprise are wary of a mysterious car following them through space. Unable to escape the strange pursuit, the car's occupants, NBC executive Herb Goodman (Elliot Gould) and his associates, soon enter the Starship Enterprise, whereupon they announce that the "Star Trek" series has been cancelled. The crew accepts this proclamation, but William Shatner (John Belushi) hangs on to his persona as Captain Kirk, determined to get his crew out of this unexpected twist, even as NBC executives dismantle the set around him.
Weekend Update With Chevy Chase Weekend-update-5-29-76 Chevy makes faces during Audrey Peart-Dickman's (Jane Curtin) patriotic Bicentennial commentary. Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) helps Chevy Chase repeat the evening's "flop" news story.
Vibramatic Personal Massager Personal-massager-5-29-76 The personal massager that slices and dices vegetables for a husband's (Elliott Gould) midnight salad, while working as a comforting sleep aid and relaxer for his wife (Laraine Newman).
Shirley Temple Black Shirley-temple-black-5-29-76 As the new anbassador to Ghana, Shirley Temple Black (Laraine Newman) breaks into a melody of "Hi Neighbor.
Gary Weis Film Gary-weis-film-5-29-76 In a film by Gary Weis, Elliott Gould sits in as kids learn old vaudeville acts at "Uncle Charlie's School."
The Honeymooners The-honeymooners-5-29-76 The Bees portray "The Honeymooners", with Ralph (John Belushi) and Alice (Gilda Radner) getting into a fight before she reveals her pregnancy.
Leon Redbone Performs "Walking Stick" Leon-redbone-performs-walking-stick-5-29-76  
Show Us Your Guns Show-us-your-guns In a parody of the Lark cigarette commercials, SNL's film truck passes through the city streets asking to see citizens' firearms.
Harlan Collins & Joyce Everson perform "Heaven Only Knows" Harlan-Collins-and-Joyce-Everson-perform-Heaven-Only-Knows-5-29-76  
Goodnights Goodnights-5-29-76
Preceded by:
May 22, 1976
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
July 24, 1976

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