Check out selected sketches and segments from the 1986 episode hosted by Golden Globe winning actress Sigourney Weaver with special guest appearance by Madonna. Sketches include: "Church Chat", "Quiz Masters", "Derek Stevens Auditions", "Weekend Update" and "Tommy Flanagan and His Girlfriends". For clearances reasons, episodes have been edited from their original version.
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appears in the cold opening to read a "statement" from NBC about the previous season: "It was all a dream. A horrible, horrible dream." (This was a reference to the May 1986 season finale of Dallas
(1978), which revealed that show's full 1985-1986 season to have been a dream.) The show was nearly canceled due to poor ratings in the previous season, but Lorne Michaels
convinced NBC that he could improve the show by revamping the cast. See more
["Aliens" sketch, the humans are trapped
OK. Whatever it is, it's coming down that elevator. So, when the doors open; open fire and don't stop until it's dead! Here it comes!
[elevator doors open, soldiers start shooting
Oh, my God!
[ET falls out of the elevator
Man, we're really screwed now! We killed ET, man! What are we going to do!
OK, OK. We got to think of a story. Uh, hand me that gun. OK. ET came in, he was drunk and waving this pistol -
[puts gun in ET's hand
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Written by Frank Loesser
Performed by Sigourney Weaver
and David Johansen
(as Buster Poindexter). See more