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That Week In SNL (A Vintage Saturday Night Live Podcast)

A podcast exploring old episodes of SNL, analyzing the show and the bizarre pop culture ephemera that surrounding it. Jokes are made. Tangents are had. Its fun.

Sep 30, 2017

The chronological survey of season 21 begins the beginning, of course. We dig into how the previous season brought the show to near cancellation, meet the new cast and read an ancient news article about the premiere. Tangents include "is this Stephen Colbert", Showgirls (or is it Striptease?) , the...

Sep 22, 2017

For our final test episode, we do battle against one of the absolute worst episodes in the show's 40-plus years: the Deion Sanders show from February 1995. It's a true dark night of the soul as we do our best to rail against the horrifying levels of abrasive non-comedy that was thrown at us. We made it out...

Sep 22, 2017

For our penultimate test episode, Hill Street Blues actor Daniel J. Travanti hosts what ends up being one of the earliest live call-in shows on television, giving the audience the choice to either boil or save a lobster named Larry. In an episode exploding with Italian stereotypes, we decide to crown the one true...

Sep 19, 2017

For our second test episode we decided to tackle one of our favorite episodes, hosted by Woody Harrelson in 2014. It's a boozy celebration of those rare times SNL is firing on all cylinders, with some side excursions into the wistful/painful nostalgia of only three years ago. This one's for all the Marlboros.

Sep 18, 2017

The journey begins here with our old friend Kevin Bacon and his special guest, the Gulf War! Topics include Vanilla Ice, the first Stuart Smalley sketch, auto-erotic asphyxiation and one of Rob Schneider's most infamous creations.