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October 18, 1975
Season 1 episode
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Details
Episode 2
Season Episode 2
Host Paul Simon
Musical Guest(s) Phoebe Snow
Art Garfunkel
Randy Newman
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) Paul Simon
"Still Crazy After All These Years"
"Loves Me Like A Rock" (w/Jesse Dixon Singers)
"Marie"
"The Boxer" (w/Art Garfunkel)
"Scarborough Fair" (w/Art Garfunkel)
"My Little Town"
Gone At Last (w/ Phoebe Snow & The Jesse Dixon Singers)
"American Tune"
Randy Newman
"Sail Away"
Phoebe Snow
No Regrets
Art Garfunkel
"I Only Have Eyes For You"
Chronology
Previous Episode October 11, 1975
Next Episode October 25, 1975

The second episode of NBC's Saturday Night aired on October 18, 1975, hosted by Paul Simon. Guests were Randy Newman and Phoebe Snow. This episode was almost entirely music, with only four sketches: a fake commercial for wallpaper, Weekend Update, Jim Henson's Muppets, and Paul Simon telling the cast that a bee sketch has been cut. As a result of the format, Chevy Chase is the only cast member to have any significant airtime.

George Coe and Michael O'Donoghue were dropped from the cast list for this episode. Coe would remain uncredited, and O'Donoghue would be readded for the following show.


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The Not Ready For Primetime PlayersEdit

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

Title Image Summary
Paul Simon Performs Paul-simon-performs Paul Simon Performs "Still Crazy After All These Years".
Paul Simon & Jesse Dixon Singers Perform Paul-simon-monologue-10-18-75 Paul Simon & Jesse Dixon Singers Perform "Love Me Like A Rock".
Up Against The Wallpaper Up-against-the-wallpaper-10-18-75 Jerry Rubin pitches grafitti wallpaper.
Paul Simon Performs Paul-simon-performs-2-10-18-75 Paul Simon Performs "Marie".
Randy Newman Performs Randy-newman-sail-away Randy Newman Performs "Sail Away".
The Bees The-bees-10-18-75 Paul Simon informs the Bees that their number was cut from the show.
Weekend Update With Chevy Chase Weekend-update-10-18-75 Sports reporter Marv Albert is on the scene as Paul Simon goes one-on-one with Connie Hawkins on the basketball court.
Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel Performs Paul-simon-performs-4 Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel Performs "The Boxer" and "Scarborough Fair".
Paul Simon Performs Paul-simon-performs-5 Paul Simon Performs "My Little Town".
Art Garfunkel Performs Art-garfunkel-performs Art Garfunkel Performs "I Only Have Eyes For You".
The Muppets The-muppets-10-18-75 Ploobis & Scred seek financial help from the Mighty Favog.
Albert Brooks Film Albert-brooks-film-10-18-75 Albert Brooks presents his traumatic home movies and failed Candid Camera stunts.
Phoebe Snow Performs Phoebe-snow-performs-10-18-75 Phoebe Snow Performs "No Regrets".
Paul Simon, Phoebe Snow, and Jesse Dixon Singers Perform Paul-simon-performs-6 Paul Simon, Phoebe Snow, and Jesse Dixon Singers Perform "Gone At Last".
Try-Hard 1-11 Try-hard-1-11-10-18-75 A battery strong enough to run a pacemaker all night.
Paul Simon Performs Paul-simon-performs-7 Paul Simon Performs "American Tune".
Goodnights Goodnights-10-18-75  

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Preceded by:
October 11, 1975
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
October 25, 1975

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