Saturday Night Live Michael McKean/Chaka Khan/The Folksmen (1975– ) watch online HD
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The "Pledge-A-Bration" sketch is included on the Harry Shearer: Now You See It DVD.
This is the debut of the characters of The Folksmen who would later appear in A Mighty Wind (2003).
One of the cameramen portrays Barry Manilow during the "Fernando's Hideway" sketch. The real Manilow was scheduled to appear but canceled at the last minute.
Sheila E. was originally announced as the musical guest for this episode.
|Episode credited cast:|
|Michael McKean||-||Himself - Host / Jerry Palter / Various|
|Jim Belushi||-||Various (as James Belushi) (credit only)|
|Billy Crystal||-||Fernando Lamas / Buddy Young Jr. / Harvey / Rabbi|
|Mary Gross||-||Geraldine Ferraro / Ruth Westheimer|
|Christopher Guest||-||Alan Barrows / Various|
|Rich Hall||-||Scientist / Juror / Mondale Staffer / David Bryne|
|Gary Kroeger||-||Scientist / Juror / Walter Mondale|
|Julia Louis-Dreyfus||-||Jean Kirkpatrick / Martha Siskine|
|Harry Shearer||-||Mark Shubb / Various|
|Martin Short||-||Larry / Harry Edelson / Jonathan Gillespie|
|Pamela Stephenson||-||Madonna / Ann Redman|
|Chaka Khan||-||Herself - Musical Guest|
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
|Don Pardo||-||Himself - Announcer (voice)|