January 10, 1976
Season 1 episode
SNL Elliot Gould
Episode 9
Season Episode 9
Host Elliott Gould
Musical Guest(s) Anne Murray
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "The Call"
"Blue Finger Lou"
Previous Episode December 20, 1975
Next Episode January 17, 1976

The ninth episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Elliott Gould with musical guest Anne Murray.



 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

Title Image Summary
The Dead String Quartet The-dead-string-quartet-1-10-76 Members of the Dead String Quartet (Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Chevy Chase) give a silent performance punctuated by their keeling over onto one another.
Elliot Gould's Monologue Elliot-goulds-monologue-1-10-76 Elliot Gould sings "Let Yourself Go" & "Crazy Rhythm."
Gilda & Elliot I Gilda-and-elliot-i-1-10-76 Gilda Radner joins Elliot Gould on stage to tell him that she had a nice time with him last night.
Try-Hard 1-11 Try-hard-1-11-10-18-75 A battery strong enough to run a pacemaker all night.
Interior Demolitionists Interior-demolitionists-1-10-76 A housewife (Jane Curtin) is startled when demolitionists (Elliot Gould, Chevy Chase) show up at her door and proceed to wreck the house from the inside.
Godfather Group Therapy Godfather-group-therapy-1-10-76 With help from his therapist (Elliot Gould), mafia kingpin Don Vito Coreleone (John Belushi) relates his problems to Sherry (Laraine Newman) and other members of his support group.
Shimmer Shimmer-1-10-76 It's a floor wax and a dessert topping!
"Play Misty For Me" Play-misty-for-me-1-10-76 This week's Gary Weis film shows a montage of lounge club pianists singing "Misty."
Gilda & Elliot II Gilda-and-elliot-ii-1-10-76 Gilda Radner tells Elliot Gould that she meant everything she said to him last night.
Anne Murray performs "Long-Distance Call" Anne-murray-performs-long-distance-call-1-10-76 Anne Murray performs "Long-Distance Call".
Weekend Update With Chevy Chase Weekend-update-1-10-76 A wrong number again leads Chevy Chase to Angelo's Pizza instead of Angola Prison. Laraine Newman reports on toxic nerve gas. Chevy Chase and his wife (Michael O'Donaghue) argue at the desk. Chevy Chase repeats the top story in double-dutch for foreign viewers.
Jamitol Jamitol-11-15-75 Chevy Chase and Michael O'Donaghue portray a married couple, whose lives have been enrichened by using the advertised product.
Killer Bees Killer-bees-1-10-76 After hearing that killer bees are in the vicinity, a young couple (Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner) is taken hostage by them in their home. The killer bees are in search of pollen, dismayed that there is none to be found. As the leader (Elliot Gould) of the killer bees delivers a passionate speech, the camerawork begins to turn sloppy. A frantic Lorne Michaels, SNL's producer, traces the problem to the control room, where director Dave Wilson has passed out while operating the controls under the influence.
Gilda And Elliot III Gilda-and-elliot-iii-1-10-76 Gilda Radner introduces Elliot Gould to her mother (Paula Kahn), who flew in from Florida just to meet him.
Albert Brooks Film Albert-brooks-film-1-10-76 Albert Brooks attempts to find out how a test audience responds to his brand of comedy.
Gilda & Elliot IV Gilda-and-elliot-iiii-1-10-76 Gilda Radner asks Elliot Gould to consider marriage.
The Muppets The-muppets-1-10-76 Scred & Peuta hide their affair from Ploobis.
Birthright Birthright-1-10-76 Doctors (Dan Aykroyd, Elliot Gould) explain their preferred birthing methods to Jane Curtin.
Anne Murray perform "Boogie With You" Anne-murray-performs-boogie-with-you-1-10-76 Anne Murray perform "Boogie With You".
Powwow With The Press Powwow-with-the-press-1-10-76 Indians (Al Franken, Tom Davis) discuss white stereotyping on talk show forum.
Goodnights Goodnights-1-10-76 Gilda Radner and Elliot Gould are married before the end credit roll.
Preceded by:
December 20, 1975
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
January 17, 1976
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