Saturday Night Live Season 6

Season 6

Saturday Night Live Season 6

First Air Date: November 15, 1980

First Aired on    :   1980
Episodes    :   13 episodes

Saturday Night Live aired its sixth season during the 1980–1981 television season on NBC. Season six started on November 15, 1980 and ended on April 11, 1981, with only 13 episodes. This season was alternatively known as Saturday Night Live '80.



Episodes

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6x13 Chevy Chase/Jr. Walker and the All Stars (April 11, 1981)


Live from New York, it's…Chevy Chase! Sketches include ""Mr. Bill and Chevy,"" ""I Married a Monkey,"" ""Jello,"" ""Same,"" and ""SNL is Improving."" The All-Stars perform How Sweet It Is.


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6x12 Bill Murray/Delbert McClinton (March 07, 1981)


Sketches include ""It Just Doesn't Matter,"" ""Script In Development,"" ""Altered Walter,"" ""Nick On The Mississippi,"" and ""No Sex With Mary."" McClinton performs ""Shotgun Rider.""


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6x11 Charlene Tilton/Todd Rundgren, Prince (February 21, 1981)


Sketches include ""Rocko vs. Weindulah,"" ""I'll Get Charlie Rocket If It's The Last Thing I Do,"" ""Mister Robinson's Neighborhood,"" ""The Pork Queen,"" Charles Rocket and Charlene Tilton ride ""The Subway,"" ""A Fiddler Be On The Roof,"" ""Weekend Update,"" ""Nancy Reagan's Diary,"" ""The Competition,"" ""Speaking Out,"" ""Women Behind Bars,"" ""Submissive Sugar Daddies,"" ""Mary Louise's Birthday"" (musical number), ""After Midnight,"" and ""Who Shot C.R.?"" Todd Rundgren performed ""Healer"" and ""Time Heals""; Prince performed ""Party Up.""


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6x10 Deborah Harry/Funky 4 + 1 More (February 14, 1981)


Sketches include "Is Frank Sinatra a Hoodlum?", "Don't Look In The Refrigerator", "Where's Cooder?", "Paulie in the Card Shop", "Sweethearts" (film), "Newsbreak", and "The Waxmans in SoHo". Deborah Harry performs "Come Back Jonee" and "Love T.K.O.". Funky 4 + 1 More performs ""That's The Joint".


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6x09 Sally Kellerman/Jimmy Cliff (February 07, 1981)



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6x08 Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul, Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns (January 24, 1981)


Sketches include ""America Not Held Hostage Anymore,"" ""Dazola,"" ""Love American Style,"" ""Disco Meltdown,"" ""Reaganco,"" ""Sports Central,"" ""Ballpark Organist at a Funeral,"" and ""Eddie Gets Promoted."" Joe Carrasco performs ""Don't Bug Me Baby.""


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6x07 Karen Black/Cheap Trick, Stanley Clarke Trio (January 17, 1981)


Live from New York, it's...Ann Risely Sketches include: White House Move Out, The Legendary Composers, Foundation For The Tragically Hip, The Livelys, Reagan's Vice President, The Rocket Report, Mona Lisa In Love, 60 Minutes, Patient Thoughts, Fair Dinkum Championship Finals, Neighbor Confrontation, Paulie Herman At The Diner, Saturday Night Live Action Figures, What's It All About, and National Handgun Association Cheap Trick performs: Baby Loves To Rock and ""Can't Stop It But I'm Gonna Try"" Stanley Clarke Trio performs: Wild Dog


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6x06 Ray Sharkey/Jack Bruce and Friends (January 10, 1981)


Live from New York, it's…Eddie Murphy! Sketches include ""The Real Jimmy 'The Weasel' Fratiano,"" ""Work Time Beer,"" ""WASP Couple Interpretation,"" ""Citizens For A Better America,"" ""Jimmy Carter At The Bar,"" ""January 11th Celebration,"" ""Filming Lazlo's Confession,"" ""Have A Nice Day,"" ""White Baby Salesman,"" ""Surrogate Mothers,"" ""The Man With The Black Hat"" (film), ""Stop-A-Nut,"" ""The Waiter-Maker,"" ""Nonexsistant Product,"" and some stand-up by Eddie Murphy. Jack Bruce performed ""Dancing On Air"" and ""Livin' Without Ja.""


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6x05 David Carradine/Linda Ronstadt with Rex Smith, George Rose (December 20, 1980)


Live from New York, it's...Joe Piscopo Sketches include ""Joe Piscopo Impersonates Don Pardo,"" ""Gun City,"" ""The Menswear Store,"" ""Vicky and Debbie at the Mall,"" ""The Rocket Report,"" ""Dylan and Guthrie,"" ""The Home Version of Dallas,"" ""Mr. Bill's Christmas,"" ""Kung Fu Christmas,"" ""The Harlem Heroin Experience,"" ""The Virgin Search"" (film), ""Dopenhagen and Happy Daze,"" ""Colonel Sanders' Funeral,"" ""The Dancing Man"" (film), and ""Welfare Counseling."" George Rose, Linda Ronstadt, Rex Smith and the cast of ""The Pirates of Penzance"" perform Christmas carols.


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6x04 Jamie Lee Curtis/James Brown (December 13, 1980)


Live from New York, it's...Charles Rocket, Gail Matthius, and Denny Dillon! Sketches include: A Message From The Mean Majority, Clovin Hind Jeans Ad 1, The Attack Of The Terrible Snapping Creatures, Paulie Herman Plays 3-Card Monte, SNL Mini-Film: Who Is Gilbert Gottfried?, Dying To Be Heard, Poker and Drugs Don't Mix, Clovin Hind Jeans Ad 2, The Badger Convention, Clovin Hind Jeans Ad 3, Charles Rocket for The Tortu-Matic, Roweena's Cut and Curl, SNL Mini-Film: The Statue of Liberty Explosion, and Roadkill Burial Biker Gang. James Brown performs: Rapp Payback and a medley of his hits Ellen Shipley performs: Fotogenic


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6x03 Ellen Burstyn/Aretha Franklin (December 06, 1980)


Sketches include ""A Message From David Rockefeller,"" ""Ed MacMahon School of Laughing,"" ""What It Is All About,"" ""The Rocket Report,"" ""Paulie Herman,"" ""Our Front Door,"" ""Pepe Gonzales,"" ""Valley Girls,"" ""Sam the Snake,"" ""The Toni Tenille Show,"" ""Fish Heads,"" ""Blame For Divorce,"" ""Old Lady""


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6x02 Malcolm McDowell/Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band (November 22, 1980)


Live from New York, it's...Gilbert Gottfried! Sketches include: Sitting Up Straight In The Electric Chair, Mutually Omaha's Wild Kingdom: In Search of the Negro Republican, Tobacco Growers of America, Serf City, Amy Carter Gets Adopted To The Reagans, Alex DeLarge For The American Milk Association, SNL Film: Showdown, Gothic Novel Shop, The 100 Years War, The Leather Weather Report, Commie Hunting, The Rocket Report, Jack The Stripper, SNL Film: Someone Is Hiding In My Apartment, and The Wine Cellar With Caroline Parker Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band perform: ""Hothead"" and ""Ashtray Heart""


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6x01 Elliott Gould/Kid Creole and the Coconuts (November 15, 1980)


Sketches include: Elliot Gould Discusses SNL's Glory Days, A Public Service Announcement: Highway Education, Jimmy Carter's Libido, Billy-Gram, What's It All About, Gail Matthius's Breast Exam, Nose Wrestling, The Accordian Killer, Speed Listening, The Rocket Report, Valley Girl Vicky, Heart to Heart, Gidget Goes To Hell, and Foot Fetish. Kid Creole and the Coconuts perform: ""Mr. Softee"" and ""There But For The Grace of God Go I""




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