Saturday Night Live (season 19)
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|Saturday Night Live Season 19|
The Saturday Night Live title card as seen in the opening credits of the 19th season.
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Original run||September 25, 1993 – May 14, 1994|
|List of Saturday Night Live episodes|
Many changes happened before the start of the season. Dana Carvey had left the show in the middle of the previous season. Chris Rock and Robert Smigel also left the show at the end of the previous season.
Stand-up comics Norm Macdonald, Jay Mohr and Sarah Silverman were hired as writers and would debut as featured players a few episodes into the season. Veteran comic actor Michael McKean joined the show mid-season as a repertory cast member.
A major blow for the show was the loss of Hartman. Before his final show the entire cast and crew presented him with a bronzed stick of glue, symbolizing how he had become "The Glue" of the show, a term coined by Adam Sandler.
bold denotes Weekend Update anchor
|No.||#||Host(s)||Musical guest(s)||Original airdate|
|347||1||Charles Barkley||Nirvana||September 25, 1993|
|Heart-Shaped Box" and "Rape Me."|
|348||2||Shannen Doherty||Cypress Hill||October 2, 1993|
Norm Macdonald's first episode as a cast member.Cypress Hill performs "Insane in the Brain" and "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That."
|349||3||Jeff Goldblum||Aerosmith||October 9, 1993|
|Christopher Walken's Celebrity Psychic Friends Hotline," in which Walken (Mohr) and various oddball and unlikeable celebrities repeatedly offer to visit the house of anyone who calls in.|
|350||4||John Malkovich||Billy Joel||October 23, 1993|
|351||5||Christian Slater||The Smashing Pumpkins||October 30, 1993|
|The Smashing Pumpkins performs "Today" and "Cherub Rock."|
|352||6||Rosie O'Donnell||James Taylor||November 13, 1993|
|James Taylor performs "Memphis" & "Slap Leather" and "Secret O' Life."|
|353||7||Nicole Kidman||Stone Temple Pilots||November 20, 1993|
The Stone Temple Pilots perform "Creep" and "Naked Sunday."Guest appearances by Dana Carvey, Christina Ricci and Jimmy Workman.
|354||8||Charlton Heston||Paul Westerberg||December 4, 1993|
Paul Westerberg performs "Knockin' On Mine" and "Can't Hardly Wait."The opening montage has the cast members made over to look like apes to coincide with a running gag from the cold opening parodying Planet of the Apes.
|355||9||Sally Field||Tony! Toni! Toné!||December 11, 1993|
|Tony! Toni! Tone! performs "If I Had No Loot" and "Tell Me Mama."|
|356||10||Jason Patric||Blind Melon||January 8, 1994|
Blind Melon performs "No Rain" and "Paper Scratcher."Guest appearance by Richard Simmons.
|357||11||Sara Gilbert||Counting Crows||January 15, 1994|
|Counting Crows performs "Round Here" and "Mr. Jones."|
|358||12||Patrick Stewart||Salt-N-Pepa||February 5, 1994|
|Bernie Kopell (Doc from The Love Boat) makes a cameo during a Love Boat-themed parody of Star Trek: The Next Generation.|
|359||13||Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger||UB40||February 12, 1994|
This episode features the infamous sketch where Adam Sandler's Canteen Boy is molested by his scoutmaster (played by Alec Baldwin).
UB40 performs "C'est La Vie" and "Can't Help Falling in Love."Guest appearances by Baldwin's brothers Stephen and Billy.
|360||14||Martin Lawrence||Crash Test Dummies||February 19, 1994|
|361||15||Nancy Kerrigan||Aretha Franklin||March 12, 1994|
Michael McKean's first episode as a cast member.Aretha Franklin performs "Willing to Forgive" and "Chain of Fools."
|362||16||Helen Hunt||Snoop Doggy Dogg||March 19, 1994|
Snoop Dogg performs "Gin and Juice" and "Lodi Dodi."Guest appearance by Cindy Crawford.
|363||17||Kelsey Grammer||Dwight Yoakam||April 9, 1994|
|Jan Hooks (as Hillary Clinton), Sy Sperling, and Manute Bol, in a pre-recorded segment.|
|364||18||Emilio Estevez||Pearl Jam||April 16, 1994|
|Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. During the goodnights, Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder lifts his jacket to reveal the letter K written on his shirt as a tribute to Cobain.|
|365||19||John Goodman||The Pretenders||May 7, 1994|
The Pretenders performs "Night in My Veins" and "I'll Stand By You."Guest appearances by Jan Hooks (as Hillary Clinton) and Manute Bol, in a pre-recorded segment.
|366||20||Heather Locklear||Janet Jackson||May 14, 1994|
Phil Hartman, Melanie Hutsell, Rob Schneider, Sarah Silverman, and Julia Sweeney's final episode as cast members. A musical tribute is given to Hartman, which ends with him holding a sleeping Chris Farley (dressed as Matt Foley).
Kevin Nealon's last time anchoring Weekend Update.Jay Leno.
Wayne's World 2 film
Wayne's World 2, the sequel to the 1992 hit Wayne's World, was released on December 10, 1993. Based on the popular "Wayne's World" sketches, the film stars cast members Dana Carvey, Chris Farley and Mike Myers. SNL writers Bob Odenkirk and Robert Smigel have brief cameos as concert nerds. The film did not do as well at the box office as its predecessor but it still did well commercially. The film received generally positive reviews from critics.
It's Pat film
It's Pat, a film based on the popular Pat sketches, was released on August 26, 1994. Cast members Tim Meadows, Charles Rocket and Julia Sweeney appear in the film. The film was a box office bomb, barely making $50,000. The film was also panned by critics and considered one of the worst movies of 1994.