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The Inspiration for SNL's 'Celebrity Jeopardy' | Mental Floss

Years before Saturday Night Live introduced the wonderful Celebrity Jeopardy sketch, SCTV did a similar skit called Half Wits. It's amazing. The only substantial change is that the SNL contestants are celebrity dopes, while these people are just dopes.

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Eddie Murphy SNL: Comedian Rejected Offer to Play Cosby on Celebrity Jeopardy | Variety

Comedian Norm Macdonald took to Twitter Wednesday evening to share a long but fascinating account about the behind-the-scenes drama that preceded “Saturday Night Live’s” 40th anniversary extravaganza.

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18 Things You Might Not Know About 'Wayne’s World' | Mental Floss

If Sunday’s SNL 40th Anniversary Special made one thing clear, it’s that the world still loves Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar. Twenty-six years after the head-banging duo made their debut on Saturday Night Live, we’ve uncovered 18 things you might not know about Wayne’s World in both its small- and big-screen incarnations.

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The 12 best Saturday Night Live sketches about Chicago

From cheezborgers and the Blues Brothers to Dyke & Fats, SNL has long used Chicago inspirations for its sketches. We ranked the funniest.

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Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Paul Simon Captivate at ‘SNL 40’ | Rolling Stone

Watch Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus and Paul Simon pay tribute to 'Saturday Night Live' during the sketch show's 40th anniversary special

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Saturday Night Live at 40: first episode now seems brilliant, dated and special | Television & radio | The Guardian

NBC re-aired the mainstay’s first episode on Saturday, proving just how far the show has come but missing the messiness of the past

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See What 'Saturday Night Live' Looks Like The Rest Of The Week : NPR

Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th anniversary on Sunday. Throughout, the show's two photographers have been flies on the wall, capturing read-throughs, rehearsals and back-stage shenanigans.

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'SNL' Five-Timers Club: Justin Timberlake, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks Share Wild and Crazy Tales of TV's Toughest Gig - The

Fifteen showbiz luminaries can proudly call themselves members of SNL's esteemed and star-studded Five-Timers Club — or, hosts who've braved the weekly task of emceeing the sketch show five times or more.

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27 Awesome Vintage Behind-The-Scenes Photos From 22 Years On "SNL"

From the personal collection of a man who spent a long time working on the show...

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What makes a good Saturday Night Live host? · For Our Consideration · The A.V. Club

In all the origin stories and postmortems for the various eras of Saturday Night Live, the show’s decision to employ guest hosts has long been a bone of contention...

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28 'SNL' catchphrases that have kept us laughing for 40 years

The best catchphrases from 'Saturday Night Live', in honor of the show's 40-year anniversary.

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Justin Timberlake, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Kanye West, Fiona Apple, Many Others To Appear on "SNL" 40th Anniv

"Saturday Night Live" will celebrate its 40th Anniversary with a special that will air this Sunday, February 15 at 8 PM on NBC. In addition to an insane cast of SNL veterans, actors, and comedians, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Arcade Fire, Fiona Apple, Jack White, Taylor Swift, and many others will make appearances in the three hour program, E! reports.

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VH1 Classic’s Epic ‘Saturday Night Live’ Marathon Will Last 19 Days

VH1 Classic has announced plans for an epic 'Saturday Night Live' marathon, but it seems like some moments will inevitably be left out.

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5 fun facts about how 'Saturday Night Live' made its title sequence

Saturday Night Live alters the style of its opening credit sequence and commercial bumpers every few years, making adjustments for cast additions and departures in the years between. This year is no different, especially as the show celebrates its 40th an