17 Funny Things People in the 1970s Were Totally Guilty of Doing
Staying up too late to watch Saturday Night Live
The first episode of Saturday Night Live premiered on October 11, 1975, and the show instantly became the cornerstone of the weekend.
People like John Belushi, Bill Murray, and Gilda Radner were comedy rebels, and we felt a little naughty for staying up late to indulge in their irreverent humor.
Kids these days can just stream the key skits on Hulu or YouTube the next day, but watching the sketch show live was the norm in the 1970s. (Hey, it’s in the name, after all).