Season 17
Premier: September 28, 1991
Last episode: May 16, 1992
Episodes: 20
Weekend Update anchor(s): Kevin Nealon
Previous Season 16
Next Season 18

Season 17 premiered on September 28, 1991 with host Michael Jordan and concluded on May 16, 1992 with host Woody Harrelson. The cast turnover that started the the previous season would continue, as Beth Cahill, Ellen Cleghorne, Sibohan Fallon and Melanie Hutsell were all added to the cast and Robert Smigel was promoted from within the writer's room.

Cast MembersEdit

At the end of the season, Rob Schneider and Julia Sweeney were promoted to repertory status, Victoria Jackson left the show, Sioban Fallon and Beth Cahill were fired from the show, and Melanie Hutsell was promoted to the middle category.


Dana s16
Dana Carvey
Chris s16
Chris Farley
Phil s16
Phil Hartman
Victoria s16
Victoria Jackson
Mike s16
Mike Myers
Kevin s16
Kevin Nealon
Chrisr s16
Chris Rock
Julia s16
Julia Sweeney

Also starringEdit

Ellen s17
Ellen Cleghorne
Siobhan s17
Siobhan Fallon
Tim s16
Tim Meadows
Adam s17
Adam Sandler
Rob s17
Rob Schneider
David s17
David Spade


Beth s17
Beth Cahill
Al s17
Al Franken
Melanie s17
Melanie Hutsell
Robert s17
Robert Smigel


Preceded by:
Season 16
Season 17
(1991 - 1992)
Followed by:
Season 18
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