Saturday Night Live - Season 16 Episodes

Saturday Night Live - Season 16

Saturday Night Live - Season 16

Saturday Night Live aired its sixteenth season during the 1990-1991 television season on NBC. 20 episodes were produced. The sixteenth season began on September 29, 1990, and ended on May 18, 1991.

The 16th season of SNL was a transitional one: Several longtime cast members left, and a large number of additions were made to the roster. To ensure that he was not short on talent, Michaels chose to retain most of the late 1980s cast while in the process of hiring the people that would make up the early 1990s cast. At one point during the season, sixteen people were listed as cast members or featured players.

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Episode 1

Kyle MacLachlan/Sinead O'Connor

Golden Globe winnier Kyle MacLachlan hosts the season premier.

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Episode 2

Susan Lucci/Hothouse Flowers

Susan Lucci takes a break from the daytime soaps to be a late night host.

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Episode 3

George Steinbrenner/The Time

The famous (or for some, infamous) episode hosted by NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.

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Episode 4

Patrick Swayze/Mariah Carey

Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze hosts, featuring the famous Chippendales sketch opposite Chris Farley .

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Episode 5

Jimmy Smits/World Party

Golden Globe winning actor Jimmy Smits hosts, with a special guest appearance by Bob Costas.

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Episode 6

Dennis Hopper/Paul Simon

Dennis Hopper makes another appearance as host.

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Episode 7

John Goodman/Faith No More

John Goodman became a frequent visitor to SNL, this time as host. With an appearance by Mick Jagger.

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Episode 8

Tom Hanks/Edie Brickell and New Bohemians

Two-time Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks joins the Five Timers club when he hosts this 1990 episode.

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Episode 9

Dennis Quaid/Neville Brothers

Golden Globe nominated actor Dennis Quaid hosts. Special guest appearance by Jon Lovitz.

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Episode 10

Joe Mantegna/Vanilla Ice

Joe Mantegna trades Chicago for New York when he hosts SNL.

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Episode 11

Sting

Grammy winning musician Sting is the host and the musical guest this week.

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Episode 12

Kevin Bacon/INXS

Many degrees of Kevin Bacon are created when the actor hosts SNL.

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Episode 13

Roseanne Barr/Dee-Lite

Golden Globe winning actress Roseanne Barr hosts with special guest appearances by Jon Lovitz and Tom Arnold.

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Episode 14

Alec Baldwin/Whitney Houston

Alec Baldwin is back for a second time as host. It won't be his last.

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Episode 15

Michael J. Fox/The Black Crowes

Michael J. Fox, The Family Ties and Back to the Future star, hosts.

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Episode 16

Jeremy Irons/Fishbone

Oscar winning actor Jeremy Irons shows he can yuk it up when he hosts SNL.

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Episode 17

Catherine O'Hara/R.E.M.

SCTV vet and Christopher Guest movie mainstay Catherine O'Hara is the guest host, with a special guest appearance by Randy Quaid.

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Episode 18

Steven Seagal/Michael Bolton

Martial arts expert and action star Steven Segal hosts.

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Episode 19

Delta Burke/Chris Isaak

Emmy nominated actress Delta Burke is the host.

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Episode 20

George Wendt/Elvis Costello

George Wendt hosts, which means a sketch of Bill Swerski's Super Fans!