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The Early Years of "SNL" #2
Saturday Night Live
"This quiz about the first five seasons of "Saturday Night Live" focuses on some of the people who hosted the show during that time, from the very best to the very worst, including some of their funniest bits while hosting."
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Steve Martin appeared several times on the show. Which famous ruler did he portray in one of his most memorable performances, a musical number that became a hit single?
Alexander the Great
Who was Ron Nessen, the man who hosted the April 17, 1976 show?
Press secretary for President Gerald Ford
The show's head writer
Head of NBC Entertainment
A fan who won an essay contest to host the show
Who was the first professional athlete to host the show?
Billie Jean King
Three musical acts had the honor of both hosting the show during the first five seasons, AND serving as their own musical guest. Which artist below was the exception?
Who was the first woman to host "Saturday Night Live?"
Elliot Gould was an early member of the "five-timers club" of frequent "SNL" hosts. Which of the characters below was not one played by Gould?
An NBC executive trying to shut down the set of "Star Trek"
Chico Escuela's agent
Vito Corleone's therapist
A phone company technician, in the first-ever "Coneheads" sketch
Which longtime entertainer hosted a 1979 episode widely regarded as one of the very worst in the history of the series?
Who was the first host to use the words "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" to open the show?
Who hosted the final episode of each season from 1976-79?
In a 1976 episode, Paul Simon quit in the middle of the song "Still Crazy After All These Years," and left the set to argue with Lorne Michaels. What was the reason for his scripted discontent?
The band was off
He was wearing a turkey costume
He had to sing in front of a bunch of monkeys
Bill Murray's "Nick the Lounge Singer" was joining in
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