Get off the damn shed!
—Will Ferrell in the role he used to audition, September 30, 1995

Season 21
Premier: September 30, 1995
Last episode: May 18, 1996
Episodes: 20
Weekend Update anchor(s): Norm MacDonald
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This season did not include any featured players until February, and like earlier seasons, the featured players weren't always credited. David Spade is also missing from three episodes in the middle of the season.



Jim s21  Will s21  Darrell s21 

Davidk s21  Norm s21  Mark s21 

Tim s21  Cheri s21  Molly s21 

David s21  Nancy s21 


Chris s21  Colin s21  Fred s21 


  • Chris Kattan: First March 16
  • Colin Quinn: First March 16
  • Fred Wolf: First April 13
  • David Spade: Not credited February 17-March 16


Date Host(s) Musical Guest(s) Notes
September 30, 1995 Mariel Hemingway Blues Traveler
October 7, 1995 Chevy Chase Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
October 21, 1995 David Schwimmer Natalie Merchant
October 28, 1995 Gabriel Byrne Alanis Morissette
November 11, 1995 Quentin Tarantino The Smashing Pumpkins
November 18, 1995 Laura Leighton Rancid
December 2, 1995 Anthony Edwards Foo Fighters
December 9, 1995 David Alan Grier Silverchair
December 16, 1995 Madeline Kahn Bush
January 13, 1996 Christopher Walken Joan Osborne
January 20, 1996 Alec Baldwin Tori Amos
February 10, 1996 Danny Aiello Coolio Cameo by Chris Farley
February 17, 1996 Tom Arnold Tupac Shakur David Spade is dropped from the opening montage
February 24, 1996 Elle MacPherson Sting Don Pardo is absent for this episode
March 16, 1996 John Goodman Everclear Chris Kattan and Colin Quinn are added as featured players; the first featured players of the season
March 23, 1996 Phil Hartman Gin Blossoms David Spade returns.
April 13, 1996 Steve Forbes Rage Against the Machine RATM was banned from the show for their conduct during this episode; Fred Wolf is added as featured player.
April 20, 1996 Teri Hatcher Dave Matthews Band Cameo by Steve Higgins
May 11, 1996 Christine Baranski The Cure
May 18, 1996 Jim Carrey Soundgarden

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Season 21
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