SNL: 25 Years of Music

SNL: 25 Years of Music

DVD

Overview

The box set Saturday Night Live: 25 Years of Music Performances and Sketches comes to DVD from Trimark Home Entertainment. This five-disc set contains a complete retrospective of the best musical highlights of the show, presented with a full-frame transfer and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Closed captions are accessible. Each disc features about a dozen top recording artists performing their most popular songs of the time, along with several of the best musically themed comedy sketches. Hosted by Chevy Chase, disc one covers 1975-1980 with performances by Paul Simon, Billy Joel, and Patti Smith. The sketches include Steve Martin's "King Tut" and the Blues Brothers' "Soul Man." Hosted by Martin Short, disc two covers 1980-1985 with performances by the Talking Heads, Spinal Tap, and Duran Duran. The sketches include Eddie Murphy's "James Brown Celebrity Hot Tub" skit and "Ebony & Ivory" with the real Stevie Wonder and Joe Piscopo as Frank Sinatra. Hosted by Al Franken, disc three covers 1985-1990 with performances by the Bangles, the Pretenders, and Elvis Costello. Sketches include the "Wayne's World" skit with Aerosmith roadie Tom Hanks and the "Chippendales" skit with Chris Farley. Hosted by Jay Mohr, disc four covers 1990-1995 with performances by R.E.M., Sinead O'Connor, and Nirvana. Sketches include the "Wayne's World" skit with the Madonna video dream sequence and Adam Sandler's "Red Hooded Sweatshirt." Hosted by Cheri Oteri, disc five covers 1995-1999 with performances by Beck, Alanis Morissette, and Snoop Doggy Dog. Sketches include "Cheerleaders Camp" with Paula Abdul and "The Celine Dion Show."

Product Details

Release Date: 08/12/2003
UPC: 0031398841623
Original Release: 2003
Rating: NR
Source: Lions Gate
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 6:30:00

Special Features

Comedy Sketches ; SNL Interviews

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 -- SNL 25 Years of Music, Vol. 1
3. Beethoven: What'd I Say - John Belushi [2:15]
6. King Tut - Steve Martin [3:51]
7. Chevy's Girls - Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, Chevy Chase [1:24]
10. Still Crazy Turkey - Paul Simon [3:38]
12. Nick Winters - Bill Murray [3:19]
14. Blue Suede Shoes - Andy Kaufman [7:06]
17. Candy Slice - Gilda Radner [9:01]
18. Beatles Offer - Lorne Michaels [2:45]
19. Synder/Jagger - Dan Aykroyd & Mick Jagger [5:24]
2. Only the Good Die Young - Billy Joel [4:14]
4. What'd I Say - Ray Charles [2:59]
5. You're so Vain - Carly Simon [5:29]
8. Casey Jones - Grateful Dead [3:49]
9. The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel [4:57]
11. Feelin' Alright - Joe Cocker With John Belushi [4:08]
13. Less Than Zero/Radio Radio - Elvis Costello [3:17]
15. Soul Man - Blues Brothers [2:56]
16. Gloria - Patti Smith [5:30]
20. Don't Look Back - Petr Tosh & Mick Jagger [4:35]
21. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band [3:48]
Side #2 -- SNL 25 Years of Music, Vol. 2
1. Ed's in Love - Martin Short & Tina Turner [1:38]
3. James Brown's Hot Tub - Eddie Murphy [4:43]
4. Ringo & Sammy - Billy Crystal & Ringo Star [2:35]
6. Our Gang Records - Eddie Murphy [4:24]
8. Kannon Camera - Stevie Wonder [1:37]
9. Joe Franklin Show - Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest & Martin Short [3:36]
11. Ebony & Ivory - Eddie Murphy & Joe Piscopo [:53]
13. Big Suit - Rich Hall [4:23]
16. Little Richard Simmons Show - Eddie Murphy [4:17]
18. Gumby's Christmas Special - Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo & Julia Louis-Dreyfus [3:46]
2. Better Be Good to Me - Tina Turner [7:08]
5. Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen [2:28]
7. I Love L.A. - Randy Newman [4:59]
10. We Got the Beat - The Go-Go's [1:08]
12. Super Freak - Rick James [3:11]
14. Take Me to the River - Talking Heads [5:50]
15. Big Bottom - Spinal Tap [2:07]
17. Pink Houses - John Mellencamp [3:44]
19. Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran [4:57]
Side #3 -- SNL 25 Years of Music, Vol. 3
3. Wayne's World/Roadie - Mike Myers, Dana Carvey & Aerosmith [9:12]
6. Chippendales - Chris Farley & Patrick Swayze [6:07]
8. Comeback (Choppin' Broccoli) - Dana Carvey [4:38]
10. The Liar/Jerry Hall - Jon Lovitz, Jerry Hall & Mick Jagger [3:26]
12. Sinatra Group - Phil Hartman, Mike Myers, Chris Rock, Sting & SNL Cast [6:25]
14. Dinner at the Van Halen's - Dana Carvey, Valerie Bertinelli, Eddie Van Halen & SNL Cast [3:39]
2. Hazy Shade of Winter - The Bangles [2:58]
4. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers [4:50]
5. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes - Paul Simon [6:54]
7. Rockin' in the Free World - Neil Young [5:36]
9. O Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison [3:41]
11. Don't Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders [4:30]
13. She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals [4:09]
15. We'll Be Together - Sting [4:23]
16. Veronica - Elvis Costello [3:58]
Side #4 -- SNL 25 Years of Music, Vol. 4
3. Point/Counterpoint - Mike Myers & Mick Jagger [3:16]
6. Wayne's World/Truth or Dare - Mike Myers, Dana Carvey & Madonna [4:20]
8. Sinatra Duets - Phil Hartman & Adam Sandler [1:25]
10. Juke Box Presents - Kevin Nealon, Julia Sweeney, David Spade & Rob Schneider [2:30]
12. Red Hooded Sweatshirt - Adam Sandler [3:45]
13. The Chris Farley Show - Chris Farley & Paul McCartney [5:32]
18. Raise Your Hands - Michael Bolton & SNL Cast [4:09]
2. Losing My Religion - R.E.M. [4:40]
4. War - Sinead O'Connor [4:06]
5. Fever - Madonna [5:39]
7. Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin [3:15]
9. Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton [6:40]
11. Rape Me - Nirvana [2:55]
14. Hey Jude - Paul McCartney [5:30]
15. Free Your Mind - En Vogue [4:50]
16. Round Here - Counting Crows [5:24]
17. Living Proof - Bruce Springsteen [5:23]
19. I Alone - Live [4:01]
20. No Rain - Blind Melon [4:52]
Side #5 -- SNL 25 Years of Music, Vol. 5
2. Celine Dion Show - Ana Gasteyer, Cheri Oteri, Molly Shannon & Matthew Broderick [6:13]
6. Cheerleaders Camp - Cheri Oteri, Will Ferrell & Paula Abdul [2:31]
9. Jewel - Jon Lovitz, Ana Gasteyer & Tim Meadows [2:06]
12. Weed Doctor - Kevin Spacey, Beck, Michael Palin & SNL Cast [4:17]
16. Devil Music - Will Ferrell & Garth Brooks [6:12]
20. Seven Degrees Celsius on Tour - Jimmy Fallon, Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz, Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan & Joshua Jackson [5:35]
3. Butterfly - Mariah Carey [4:17]
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt [5:19]
5. Hand in My Pocket - Alanis Morissette [4:08]
7. Wannabe - Spice Girls [2:56]
8. Special - Garbage [3:42]
10. Who Will Save Your Soul - Jewel [4:46]
11. Mmm Bop - Hanson [4:31]
13. Where It's At - Beck [4:20]
14. Snoop's Upside Your Head - Snoop Doggy Dogg [4:30]
15. Fuel - Metallica [4:08]
17. Two Pina Colades - Garth Brooks [3:43]
18. What Would You Say - Dave Matthews Band [3:45]
19. All I Have to Give - Backstreet Boys [2:39]
21. Livin' la Vida Loca - Ricky Martin [4:34]
22. I Don't Want to Wait - Paula Cole [4:01]

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