Revisiting Mel Brooks’ Juvenile Epic ‘History of the World: Part I’
The 1981 film ended with a parting gag promising a second part. More than 40 years later, it arrived.
‘The Ben Stiller Show': Where Are They Now?
You may recognize some of the names from the short-lived TV series.
45 Years Ago: Sex Pistols Miss ‘SNL’ Gig Due to Legal Problems
It led to one of the most famous musical moments in the show's history.
40 Years Ago: Eddie Murphy Rankles Cast by Hosting ‘SNL’
Crossroads moment came as the show faltered after original producer Lorne Michaels' departure.
When ‘Conspiracy Theory Rock’ Was Banned From ‘SNL’
Biting satirical piece aired in 1998 - but never again.
35 Years Ago: Kirstie Alley Enters ‘Cheers’ as Sam’s New Foil
With Shelley Long's Diane gone, hit show brought in replacement to annoy Ted Danson's bar owner.
25 Years Ago: Tenacious D’s Short-Lived HBO Show Debuts
Trio of episodes showcased a heady and genuinely rocking mix of throwback pretension and actual musicianship.
40 Years Ago: Andy Kaufman Voted Off ‘Saturday Night Live’
Comedian committed to the bit in 1982.
45 Years Ago: John Belushi Pitches Little Chocolate Donuts
'SNL' and Olympics legend pushed breakfast of champions in 1977.
40 Years Ago: Eddie Murphy’s Mister Robinson Meets His Match in Mr. T
'Saturday Night Live' sketch had quickly became a hit with audiences, if not Fred Rogers himself.
40 Years Ago: Freddie Mercury and Queen Rise to ‘SNL’ Pressure
Missed opportunities marked the legendary band's only 'Saturday Night Live' appearance.
30 Years Ago: Seattle-Scene Romance Flourishes in ‘Singles’
Cameron Crowe rom-com functions as a sincerely assembled time capsule of a time and place.
40 Years Ago: Jason Seals His Fate in ‘Friday the 13th Part III’
Third entry in horror franchise goes 3D and unseats 'E.T.'
45 Years Ago: ‘The Kentucky Fried Movie’ Puts ZAZ in Sketch Films
Success of 'Airplane!' owed a lot to the experience Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams and David Zucker gained here.
35 Years Ago: ‘Masters of the Universe’ Crashes to Earth
Dolph Lundgren, He-Man, '80s action. What could go wrong? Everything.
50 Years Ago: ‘Deliverance’ Puts Masculinity Through a Trial by Terror
A canoeing trip goes wrong in John Boorman's classic 1972 film.
45 Years Ago: ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ Sets New Road-Pic Template
In 1977, Burt Reynolds and Jackie Gleason gave CB radios and car chases their big-screen moment.
40 Years Ago: Elton John and Johnny Cash Trade Outfits on ‘SNL’
Country legend hosted odd episode during one of the show's most difficult seasons.
45 Years Ago: Bill Murray Debuts ‘SNL”s Nick the Lounge Singer
He never lets the reality of his dingy surroundings get him down.
40 Years Ago: Richard Pryor Perfects Stand-Up on ‘Live on the Sunset Strip’
Legendary comic's 1982 concert film set standard for the big screen.