When Sinead O’Connor Tore Picture of the Pope on ‘SNL’
Irish singer's action sparked immediate outrage.
20 Most Memorable Movie Scenes Set at the Drive-In
Featuring equal doses of romance, violence and terror.
30 Years Ago: The ‘Cheers’ Gang Bows Out
'One for the Road' brought beloved series to an end in 1993.
45 Years Ago: Father Guido Sarducci Makes His ‘SNL’ Debut
Show's most recurring character made his first appearance In the final minutes of a Season 3 episode.
‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast Members Who Were Fired
The Not Ready for Late Night Players.
45 Years Ago: Steve Martin’s ‘King Tut’ Becomes a Surprise Hit
It was a beaming, lightly satirical, but mostly silly put-on of a novelty song.
45 Years Ago: The Blues Brothers Make Their ‘SNL’ Debut
Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi fashioned characters two years earlier, but 1978 episode featured them in full glory.
40 Years Ago: ‘Special Bulletin’ Causes ‘War of the Worlds’ Panic
Cold War TV movie from 1983 was work of fiction but try telling freaked-out viewers that.
The 20 Most Controversial Saturday Night Live Moments of All Time
From accidental expletives to regrettable lapses in comedy judgment to manufactured ire.
40 Years Ago: Buckwheat Is Shot, and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Is There
Eddie Murphy helped kill off one of the show's most popular characters in March 1983.