Classic SNL Review: April 14, 1984: George McGovern / Madness (S09E17)

Classic SNL Review: April 14, 1984: George McGovern / Madness (S09E17)

Sketches include "60 Minutes", "Midtown Open", "White House Foods", "Trampoline", "Direct Hits", "I Didn't Realize", "Cosmos", "Book Beat", and "Brother in Law". Madness performs "Our House" and "Keep Moving". Clara "Where's The Beef?" Peller and comedian Frankie Pace also appear. 

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Classic SNL Review: April 7, 1984: Michael Douglas / Deniece Williams (S09E16)

Classic SNL Review: April 7, 1984: Michael Douglas / Deniece Williams (S09E16)

Sketches include "Lost Script", "MTV News (two parts)", "Foldger's Crystals", "Price Waterhouse", "4 Minutes To Live", "Audition", "Footless", "Soundtrack", "TV's Foul-Ups, Bleeps, Blunders, Bloopers, Practical Jokes and Political Debates", and "Sugar or Plain". Deniece Williams performs "Let's Hear It For The Boy" and "Wrapped Up".

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Classic SNL (sorta-)review: March 24, 1984: The Best of Saturday Night Live

Classic SNL (sorta-)review: March 24, 1984: The Best of Saturday Night Live

Sketches include "Mister Robinson's Neighborhood", "News Bar", "Buckwheat Jeans", "Larry's Corner", "Buckwheat Buys The Farm", "The Real Story", "Mr. & Mrs. T Bloody Mary Mix", "Stevie Experience", "Firing Line", "Swan Break", "Dr. Jack Badofsky", "What's New", "Buckwheat Dead", "Caribbean Vacation", "Michael's Message", "Good Morning America", "The Forum", "Singing In The Stall", and "James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party".

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Classic SNL Review: February 18, 1984: Jamie Lee Curtis / The Fixx (S09E13)

Classic SNL Review: February 18, 1984: Jamie Lee Curtis / The Fixx (S09E13)

Sketches include "Rappin' Jimmy B", "Tag", "Jake's Video Hut", "El Dorko", "The Julia Show", "Reagan Workout", "Rehearsal", "Persons Express", "Heart Tartare", and "Where Are They Now?". The Fixx perform "One Thing Leads To Another" and "Red Skies". Joel Hodgson also appears.

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Classic SNL Review: November 5, 1983: Betty Thomas / Stray Cats (S09E04)

Classic SNL Review: November 5, 1983: Betty Thomas / Stray Cats (S09E04)

Sketches include: "Astronaut", "Memorex", "James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party", "Curly Audition", "Special Report", "Unanswered Questions", "You Win A Dollar", "Perfectly Frank", "Swan Break", "Jane Fonda", "The Gumby Story", "Crisis '83 Update" and "Misfits". Stray Cats perform "(She's) Sexy + 17" and "I Won't Stand In Your Way".

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Classic SNL Review: May 7, 1983: Stevie Wonder (S08E19)

Classic SNL Review: May 7, 1983: Stevie Wonder (S08E19)

Sketches include "V.D.", "Kannon AE-1", "Stevie Experience", "Hitler: The Secret Diaries", "The Story of Stevie", "Dion's", "Cotton Land" and "Busboy". Stevie Wonder performs "Fingertips", "Overjoyed" and "Go Home". Michael Davis also appears.

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Classic SNL Review: February 19, 1983: Howard Hesseman / Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (S08E13)

Classic SNL Review: February 19, 1983: Howard Hesseman / Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (S08E13)

Sketches include "Dressing Room", "Sleepy Boy 2000", "Gas Station", "Mad Magazine Theatre", "The A-Team", "Holiday Inn", "My Date with Dion" and "The Laughing Buddha". Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers perform "Change of Heart" and "The Waiting". Tonight also features a personal tribute to John Belushi by his wife Judith Jacklin Belushi, featuring an original song by Rhonda Coullet.

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