DVD: Saturday Night Live season 1 - what does it include?

There's a lot of excitement about the "Saturday Night Live" season 1 DVD set due out.

The eight-disk box includes full episodes: Sketches, musical performances and all. To give you an idea of what all is featured, here's a listing of all the first season's lead and musical guests:

Ep. Guest/Music

1. George Carlin/Janis Ian & Billy Preston
2. Paul Simon/Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow (featuring a Simon and Garfunkel reunion on "Scarborough Fair")
3. Rob Reiner/John Belushi as Joe Cocker
4. Candace Bergen/Esther Phillips
5. Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III
6. Lily Tomlin/Howard Shore and His All Nurse Band
7. Richard Pryor/Gil-Scott Heron, Thalamus Rasulala
8. Candice Bergen/The Stylistics, Martha Reeves
9. Elliott Gould/Anne Murray
10. Buck Henry/Bill Withers, Toni Basil
11. Peter Cook, Dudley Moore/Neil Sedaka
12. Dick Cavett/Jimmy Cliff
13. Peter Boyle/Al Jarreau, The Shapiro Sisters
14. Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr.
15. Jill Clayburgh/Leon Redbone
16. Anthony Perkins/Betty Carter
17. Ron Nessen/Toni Basil, Patti Smith
18. Raquel Welch/Phoebe Snow, John Sebastian
19. Madeline Kahn/Carly Simon
20. Dyan Cannon/Leon and Mary Russell
21. Buck Henry/Gordon Lightfoot
22. Elliott Gould/Leon Redbone, Harlan Collins & Joyce Everson
23. Louise Lasser/Preservation Hall Jazz Band
24. Kris Kristofferson/Rita Coolidge

Other guests during the first season include Andy Kaufman and Jim Henson's Muppets on several episodes along with Albert Brooks, Al Franken and Billy Crystal.

The set is due out Dec. 5. It's available for pre-order now for $48.99 from Amazon.

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