FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFrom Universal Studios Home Entertainment...
Saturday Night Live:
The Complete Third Season
Arrives on DVD May 13, 2008
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 17 - OVERVIEW: "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" For more than 30 years, this catch phrase has made its way into the homes of millions of viewers. Now, for the first time, all 20 episodes of the classic third season with digitally re-mastered picture and sound are available in a seven-disc set featuring limited edition packaging and four-collectible character cards. Saturday Night Live: The Complete Third Season
features over 22 hours of hilarious sketches and all of the original musical performances. Saturday Night Live: The Complete Third Season
is destined to be a must-have addition to any "Saturday Night Live
- Things We Did Last Summer: Exclusive featurette showcasing selected cast members from Season 3 as they explain the stories, events and antics of their summer vacations.
- Wardrobe Test with John Belushi and Howard Shore
Continuing the enormous success of the previous two years, the third season of "SNL
" (1977-78) showcased a fearless cast that created some of the most memorable sketches to ever appear on the show. With hilarious breakthrough characters like The Nerds (Bill Murray and Gilda Radner), Coneheads (Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin), lounge singer Nick Winters (Bill Murray), Samurai Warrior (John Belushi), a singing King Tut (legendary "SNL
" host Steve Martin) and featuring Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello) as well as "The Franken and Davis Show" (Al Franken and Tom Davis), SNL
continued to define itself as the pinnacle of irreverent humor and political satire.
The Complete Third Season
" contains unforgettable appearances by hosts Steve Martin, Michael Palin, Hugh Hefner, Buck Henry, Robert Klein, Chevy Chase, Madeline Kahn, Richard Dreyfuss, O.J. Simpson and the winner of the "Anyone Can Host" contest, Miskel Spillman, and classic musical performances by Elvis Costello, Billy Joel, Ray Charles, Leon Redbone, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Ashford & Simpson, Meat Loaf and The Blues Brothers.
Street Date: 5/13/2008
Copyright: (C) 2008 NBC Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $ 69.98
Running Time: 22 Hours 33 Minutes
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame (1.33:1)
Languages: English/ English SDH
Sound: Dolby Digital 2.0
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