Saturday Night Live (season 19)
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|Saturday Night Live (season 19)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Original release||September 25, 1993– May 14, 1994|
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
|Host(s)||Musical guest||Original air date|
|347||1||Charles Barkley||Nirvana||September 25, 1993|
|348||2||Shannen Doherty||Cypress Hill||October 2, 1993|
|349||3||Jeff Goldblum||Aerosmith||October 9, 1993|
|350||4||John Malkovich||Billy Joel||October 23, 1993|
|351||5||Christian Slater||The Smashing Pumpkins||October 30, 1993|
|352||6||Rosie O'Donnell||James Taylor
|November 13, 1993|
|353||7||Nicole Kidman||Stone Temple Pilots||November 20, 1993|
|354||8||Charlton Heston||Paul Westerberg||December 4, 1993|
|355||9||Sally Field||Tony! Toni! Toné!
|December 11, 1993|
|356||10||Jason Patric||Blind Melon||January 8, 1994|
|357||11||Sara Gilbert||Counting Crows||January 15, 1994|
|358||12||Patrick Stewart||Salt-N-Pepa||February 5, 1994|
|359||13||Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger||UB40||February 12, 1994|
|360||14||Martin Lawrence||Crash Test Dummies||February 19, 1994|
|361||15||Nancy Kerrigan||Aretha Franklin||March 12, 1994|
|362||16||Helen Hunt||Snoop Doggy Dogg||March 19, 1994|
|363||17||Kelsey Grammer||Dwight Yoakam||April 9, 1994|
|364||18||Emilio Estevez||Pearl Jam||April 16, 1994|
|365||19||John Goodman||The Pretenders||May 7, 1994|
|366||20||Heather Locklear||Janet Jackson||May 14, 1994|
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, with Roger Ebert calling the characters of Wayne and Garth "impossible to dislike".
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 has a rare 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 11 reviews.
- "Saturday Night Live > Season 19 > Episode 20: Heather Locklear/Janet Jackson". TV.com. May 14, 1994.
- Saturday Night Live: The First Twenty Years. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1994. pp. 124–127. ISBN 0-395-70895-8.
- Saturday Night Live: The First Twenty Years. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1994. p. 264. ISBN 0-395-70895-8.
- Ebert, Roger (December 10, 1993). "Wayne's World 2". Retrieved March 7, 2015.
- It's Pat at Rotten Tomatoes