Special Sub-Topic: 'SNL' Trivia
|How many hours did Hanson have to listen to their song 'Mmmbop' in an elevator?|
10 hours. During this skit, they were forced to listen to the song 'Mmmbop' in an elevator for 10 hours because the American public had to listen to their song so many times (7.8 million times during the year of 1997).
|During the skit that was about the prom of 1997, what was the theme of the prom?|
20,000 Leagues Under The Prom. During this skit, the band didn't show up, so two cast members provided the music for the students. Will Ferrell played the piano and Ana Gasteyer sang for the students.
|On February 7, 1998, what song did Paula Cole perform on 'SNL'?|
I Don't Want to Wait. She performed her hit, 'I Don't Want to Wait' while playing the piano. Her band performed behind her. John Goodman was the host. This was the only time she appeard on 'SNL' during the 97-98 season.
|Who was the 'SNL' host on March 18, 1995?|
Paul Reiser. The musical guest was Annie Lennox.
|On March 9, 1977, there was a skit called 'Lucy's Nuclear Warheads'. Who played Lucy in this skit?|
Gilda Radner. This skit was about Lucy getting a job working with nuclear warheads. This was like the episode on 'I Love Lucy' where Lucy and Ethel try to get a job in a candy factory wrapping candy on the fast conveyor belt.
|On November 3, 2001, there was a skit called 'CBS Evening Anthrax Update'. What actor played Dan Rather?|
Darrell Hammond. This transcript is about Dan Rather getting anthrax and still reporting about anthrax to the American people.
|In the skit where Will Ferrell plays Neil Diamond on 'V-H1 Storytellers', why does Will say he writes the song 'Sweet Caroline'?|
because he ran over a kid and killed him. He says that he and his bass player Gary (John Goodman) had been drinking pretty heavily and he ran over a kid in the road. He claims that two hours later he wrote 'Sweet Caroline'. This episode aired on February 7, 1998.
|Who played Eva Peron on the skit called 'Evita'?|
Ana Gasteyer. This was a skit about the movie, 'Evita'.
|In the skit 'Mary Katherine Gallagher', Rosie O'Donnell (Sister) tells Molly Shannon (Mary Katherine Gallagher), 'Yes! But you're drumming for Jesus Christ, not for _________!'. What band did she say that Mary Katherine Gallagher was not drumming for?|
Judas Priest. Mary Katherine Gallagher is supposed to be the 'Little Drummer Girl' while the choir sings the song, 'The Little Drummer Boy'. She tries to step in front of Jennifer (Whitney Houston) while she is singing lead on the song so she can get all of the attention from the audience.
|During the skit, 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno' that aired on September 28, 1996, who played Jay Leno?|
Darrell Hammond. One this episode Andie MacDowell is played by Ana Gasteyer, John Barbary is played by Tom Hanks, and Mr. Peepers is played by Chris Kattan.
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