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Hosted the very first SNL
Hey, what's wrong with an easy one?
Nearly got into a fist fight with Bill Murray minutes before airtime
John Belushi stopped the two from coming to blows
Hosted the first new SNL after the 9/11 attacks
She replaced Ben Stiller, who had originally been scheduled to host
Hosted the episode in which Sinead O'Connor tore up a photo of the Pope
Joe Pesci showed a taped-back-together photo in a later episode
Appeared in a 'Dallas' spoof in which Charles Rocket famously used the 'f word'
Tilton was a 'Dallas' regular at the time
Hosted SNL 2 days before winning an Academy Award in 1991
He won the Best Actor Oscar for Reversal of Fortune
Hosted the first SNL to air with a 5-second delay
Producer Lorne Michaels set the studio clocks back 5 seconds, afraid Pryor would find out about the delay and quit
Prompted a cast member and the scheduled musical guest to drop out of that week's show in protest
Nora Dunn and Sinead O'Connor opted out of the show that week
Married a cast member from the 1984-1985 season
She married Christopher Guest
Married NBC executive Dick Ebersol
She later joined former SNL'er Jane Curtin on 'Kate & Allie'
Choked back tears as he introduced a clip with Gilda Radner, who had died that day
The clip was 'Dancing in the Dark' in which Martin and Radner cavorted through the studio
Was a last-minute substitute for Joe Pesci in 1992
His monologue included a parody of Pesci's 'How am I funny?' scene from 'GoodFellas'
Hosted the show in which Ashlee Simpson had her famous 'lip sync' gaffe
Anybody believe it was the band's fault?
Hosted the only SNL in which Jack Nicholson appeared
Nicholson, of course, was Hunt's co-star in 'As Good As It Gets'
Tried in vain to enter the 'Five Timers Club' in 1990
But he'd only hosted once, in 1977
Was injured on-air by John Belushi's sword during a 'Samurai' sketch
In a wry tribute, other cast members sported Band-Aids at the show's end
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