October 30, 1976
Season 2 episode
Episode 30
Season Episode 6
Host Buck Henry
Musical Guest(s) The Band
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Life Is A Carnival"
"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Town"
"Stage Fright"
"Georgia On My Mind"
Previous Episode October 23, 1976
Next Episode November 13, 1976

The 30th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Buck Henry with musical guest The Band. This marked Chevy Chase's final episode as a cast member.

Cast: The Not Ready For Primetime PlayersEdit



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

Title Image Summary
Land Shark Land-shark-10-30-76 The Land Shark (Chevy Chase) attacks a woman (Gilda Radner) long after the trick-or-treaters have subsided.
Buck Henry's Monologue Buck-henrys-monologue-10-30-76 Buck Henry casually reveals deep, dark secrets about the cast.
Samurai Stockbroker Samurai-stockbroker-10-30-76 Thanks to Futaba's (John Belushi) faulty financial advice, Mr. Dantley (Buck Henry) discovers that he's bankrupt.
Not For First Ladies Only Not-for-first-ladies-only-10-30-76 Barbara Walters (Gilda Radner) question Betty Ford (Jane Curtin) and Rosalyn Carter (Laraine Newman) on why they will be a great First Lady.
Roots Roots-10-30-76 Garrett Morris takes a look back at some of the famous people his ancestors have had relations with.
Debate '76 Debate-76-10-30-76 President Gerald Ford (Chevy Chase) and Jimmy Carter (Dan Aykroyd) tackle the final issues prior to the election in the style of a beauty pageant.
Weekend Update With Chevy Chase Weekend-update-10-30-76 Chevy Chase examines a pair of unreleased Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter campaign ads. Jane Curtin reads celebrity news items. Chevy Chase demonstrates the Game of the Week, then receives a phone call from the dead Generalissimo Francisco Franco.
Super Bat-O-Matic '77 Super-bat-o-matic-77-10-30-76 Warlock spokesman (Dan Akroyd) shows how to blend magic potions the easy way.
The Band Performs "Life Is A Carnival", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", and "Stage Fright" The-band-performs-10-30-76
The OintMENt The-ointment-10-30-76 Ambassador Thorne (Buck Henry) searches in vain for demon-child Damien's (John Belushi) real parents.
It's Halloween Tonight Its-halloween-tonight-10-30-76 In a film by Gary Weis, Buck Henry is made up to look like a woman.
Houndini's Grave Houndinis-grave-10-30-76 On the 50th anniversary of his death, Garrett Morris waits inside Machpelah Cemetery to see if Houdini will return from the grave as he promised before his death.
Mr. Mikes Least-Loved Bedtime Tales Mr-mikes-least-loved-bedtime-tales-10-30-76 Mr. Mike (Michael O'Donaghue) tells the story of "The Enchanted Thermos".
Houdnini's Grave II Houndinis-grave-ii-10-30-76 Garrett Morris appears to have been spooked by an apparition of Houdini's ghost.
The Band Performs "Georgia On My Mind The-band-performs-georgia-on-my-mind-10-30-76
Goodnights Goodnights-10-30-76
Preceded by:
October 23, 1976
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
November 13, 1976

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