SNL Season 2 Year-End Awards

Posted: November 6, 2010 by Brendan Wahl in Uncategorized
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by Brendan Wahl

Without any further ado, here they are:

Best Episode: Candice Bergen/Frank Zappa (12/11/76)
– Runner-Up: Buck Henry/The Band (10/30/76)
– Runner-Up: Eric Idle/Joe Cocker, Stuff (10/2/76)

Best Host: Steve Martin
– Runner-Up: Buck Henry
– Runner-Up: Eric Idle

Best Musical Guest: The Band
– Runner-Up: Frank Zappa
– Runner-Up: The McGarrigle Sisters

Worst Episode: Ruth Gordon/Chuck Berry (1/22/77)
– Runner-Up: Jodie Foster/Brian Wilson (11/27/76)
– Runner-Up: Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder (11/13/76)

Worst Host: Ruth Gordon
– Runner-Up: Jodie Foster
– Runner-Up: Fran Tarkenton

Worst Musical Guest: Brian Wilson
– Runner-Up: Richard Baskin
– Runner-Up: Leo Sayer

Most Memorable Moments:

10. Eric Idle’s first stint is a Monty Python-style absurdity-filled fun time (10/2/76)
9. John Belushi sure can act! (3/12/77)
8. Bill Murray starts to come into his own (3/19/77)
7. Frank Zappa’s performances include actual slime and a surprise appearance by the Samurai (12/11/76)
6. Ralph Nader: “Not tonight, I have a yeast infection!” (1/15/77)
5. Exit Stage Left, Chevy Chase (10/30/76)
4. Introducing… Bill Murray! (1/15/77)
3. Brian Wilson’s slow descent (11/27/76)
2. Julian Bond: “Light-skinned blacks are smarter than dark-skinned blacks.” (4/9/77)
1. Oops! Belushi cuts Buck Henry during a Samurai sketch (10/30/76)

Season 3 will start up… sometime. I may take a break before tackling that one!

Again, credit goes to HelloStuart from for the format.

What was YOUR favourite episode?

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