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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.

Jun 26, 2020

In April of 1980, ABC launched their own live sketch to compete with SNL entitled Fridays. Despite lasting only three seasons, the show was able to build a voice of it's own and knock out a number of memorable episodes. None were more infamous than this one, with guest host Andy Kaufman deciding to implode the entire episode. Was it real? Was it fake? We dive deep on one of the most fascinating moments in live television.