Jane, you ignorant slut!
—Dan Aykroyd insults Jane Curtin on "Point/Counterpoint"

Season 3
Premier: September 24, 1977
Last episode: May 20, 1978
Episodes: 20
Weekend Update anchor(s): Jane Curtin and Dan Aykroyd
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Season 3 was the first full season in which NBC's Saturday Night was renamed Saturday Night Live. The season aired from fall 1977 to spring 1978. The season kicks off with Steve Martin, and ended with Buck Henry.

Cast: The Not Ready For Prime Time Players Edit

Dan s3  John s3 

Jane s3  Garrett s3 

Bill s3  Laraine s3 

Gilda s3 

Episodes Edit


Kenan Thompson (May 10, 1978)

Bill Hader (June 7, 1978)

Andy Samberg (August 18, 1978)

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Preceded by:
Season 2
Season 3
(1977 - 1978)
Followed by:
Season 4
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