Season 5 Episodes

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Buck Henry/Andrew Gold

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/24/1980
Live from New York, it's…Harry Shearer!Sketches include ""Election '80: Almost Halfway Over,"" ""The SNL Stars of the Future"" monologue, ""Lord and Lady Douchebag,"" ""Uncle Roy,"" and ""Nick at Trader Nick's.
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Steve Martin/Paul and Linda McCartney

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 5/17/1980
Sketches include: ""Father Guido Sarducci, Live from London,"" ""Real Incredible People,"" ""Stretch Marks Record Offer,"" ""Reagan's Dinner,"" and ""The Hominids.
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Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Bruce Cockburn

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 5/10/1980
Sketches include ""Mysteries of the Universe,"" ""The Dating Zone,"" ""Writing Home,"" and ""Mr. Bill.
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Strother Martin/The Specials

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/19/1980
The planet Necros, the future. The Doctor arrives for the cryogenic interrment of an old friend at Tranquil Repose, a vast repository of bodies in suspended animation.
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Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/12/1980
Sketches include ""Burt's Not Angry,"" ""Vomitorium,"" ""The Burt Book,"" ""Be a Pepper,"" and ""Baba Wawa at Large.
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Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss/The Grateful Dead

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 4/5/1980
Sketches include ""Women Empowerment"" and ""Hotel Room/Smell You.""
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Paul Simon/James Taylor

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/15/1980
Sketches include ""Anniversary Seance,"" ""Todd's Campaign,"" ""The Biggest Leprechaun,"" ""The Flogging Musicians,"" ""Talk or Die,"" and ""The David Susskind Show.
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Rodney Dangerfield/J. Geils Band

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 3/8/1980
Sketches include-- Dressing Room opening, Dr. Shockley's House of Sperm, Niggerands, Manhasset, The Subsitute Judge, Celebrity Corner: Bill Murray talks with Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow.
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Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 2/23/1980
Sketches include ""Kirk's Greatest Kirks,"" ""What If?,"" ""Arlene Meets Kirk Douglas,"" ""Greg's Bar Mitzvah,"" ""Prime Time Saturday,"" and ""Mask of Fear""
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Elliott Gould/Gary Numan

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 2/12/2010
A classic commercial parody with Gilda Radner.
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Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 2/9/1980
Live from New York, it's…Chevy Chase! Sketches include ""Henry Kissinger and Gerald Ford,"" ""Pre-Chewed Charlies,"" The Bel Airabs, ""You Can't Win,"" Speaking of Fashion, ""Linden Palmer, Hollywood's Forgotten Director,"" and ""Honduras.
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Teri Garr/The B-52's

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 1/26/1980
Sketches include ""Paul McCartney in Japan: Day 11,"" ""Craig's,"" ""Somewhere Near Mason City, Iowa,"" ""Debs Behind Bars,"" ""Anchovy Council of America,"" ""Bad Playhouse,"" ""Baby Casting Director,"" and ""The Mr.
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Ted Knight/Desmond Child and Rouge

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 12/22/1979
Sketches include ""A Christmas Gift from The Shah,"" the ""Nerds Nativity,"" and ""Java Junkie.""
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Martin Sheen/David Bowie

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 12/15/1979
Sketches include ""Quick Sex Change Operation,"" ""Le Shoe,"" ""Afraid of the Dark,"" ""Striking Teachers,"" ""Apocolypse Now,"" ""First Love, Part 2,"" ""Foreveready,"" ""Criminals,"" ""Minota AM-3 Camera,"" ""Revisions of Freudian History,"" ""Martin Sheen Hairspray""
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Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 12/8/1979
Sketches include the ""Steve Marvin Radio Show"" and the debut of ""The Al Franken Decade.""
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Bea Arthur/The Roches

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/17/1979
Sketches include ""Sex Change,"" ""The Backers' Audition,"" and ""First, He Cries.""
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Buck Henry/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 11/10/1979
Sketches include ""Rush Home to the Bathroom,"" ""Find the Popes in the Pizza Contest drawing,"" ""Nerds #12,"" ""Harley's Bristol Cream"" and ""Banshee"" commercial parodies, and one of Aviva Slesin's ""First Love"" films.
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Bill Russell/Chicago

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 11/3/1979
Sketches include ""Kennedy in '80,"" ""Banshee,"" ""The Black Shadow,"" ""The Landers Files,"" ""Mr.
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Eric Idle/Bob Dylan

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/20/1979
Sketches include ""Eric's Sick,"" ""Hotel-Motel Art Fair,"" ""Mr. Howard's Shoe Store,"" ""Prince Charles Tells You How To Pick Up Girls!
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Steve Martin/Blondie

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/13/1979
Sketches include ""The Pope's Doorman,"" ""Craig's Travellers' Checks,"" ""Free Spanish Lesson,"" ""Juvenile Delinquent Vandal,"" ""Rise,"" ""Carole King,"" ""The David Susskind Show,"" ""Bolshoi Ballet,"" ""The All-New Mr.