Saturday Night Live (Season 8)

"Saturday Night Live" aired its eighth season during the 1982 - 1983 season on NBC. This was the third season to air since Lorne Michaels had left his first tenure as executive producer. There were minor casting changes done. Christine Ebersole, Tony Rosato, and Brian Doyle-Murray were let go. Hired in their places were Brad Hall, Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Brad Hall's future wife and future "Seinfeld" castmember), and Gary Kroeger. Weekend Update's name was changed yet again; this time, it was changed to Saturday Night News (with Brad Hall as the new anchor). Don Pardo returned as SNL's announcer, as well as the cold openings that ended with "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" and the monologues by the host.

The 8th season started on September 25, 1982 and ended on May 14, 1983.

Cast

Repertory Cast Members

*Robin Duke
*Mary Gross
*Brad Hall
*Tim Kazurinsky
*Gary Kroeger
*Julia Louis-Dreyfus
*Eddie Murphy
*Joe Piscopo

Featured Cast Members

"(none)"

Episodes


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