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'Saturday Night Live' goes 'Vintage' for NBC
In honor of the 40th anniversary of "Night Live," NBC announced this week that it will be airing classic episodes every
The first "SNL Vintage" episode, airing( ) will go all the way back to the beginning, with a 1975 episode featuring Richard Pryor as host and Gil Scott-Heron as musical guest. That episode, the seventh in the show's run, also featured Thalamamus Rasulala.
The following week, on, "SNL" will go back to Season 25 with an episode hosted by venerable favorite Christopher Walker and featuring a youthful Christina Aguilera as musical guest. That episode, from 2000, was the first of Aguilera's four times as host or musical guest, while it was Walken's fourth time hosting.
Chris Pratt is hosting the "Night Live" premiere, which will be the show's 770th episode.
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