Saturday Night Live Season 29

Saturday Night Live Season 29

Saturday Night Live aired its twenty-ninth season during the 2003–04 television season on NBC. The twenty-ninth season began on October 4, 2003 and ended on May 15, 2004 with 20 episodes in all. Before the start of the season Chris Kattan and Tracy Morgan left the show and Dean Edwards was fired. Despite Kattan and Morgan's departure, the two would make guest appearances in several episodes throughout the season. Before the season started, Will Forte, Seth Meyers and Jeff Richards were all promoted to repertory status, while Fred Armisen remained a featured player. The show added two new black cast members: stand-up comedian Finesse Mitchell and Kenan Thompson, a former child star from the Nickelodeon comedy shows All That and Kenan and Kel. With this season, Thompson becomes the first SNL cast member to be born after the show's premiere in 1975 and the first SNL cast member to get his start on children's shows. This season saw the first appearance of Justin Timberlake as an SNL host.

NameSaturday Night Live Season 29
Air DateOctober 4th, 2003
GenreComedy
NetworkNBC
Production CompaniesBroadway Video, NBC Studios, Universal Television
Number of Episodes21 Episodes
Plot Keywordslive, sketch comedy, skit
Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson
Various
Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler
Various
Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers
Various
Will Forte
Will Forte
Various
Tina Fey
Tina Fey
Various
Maya Rudolph
Maya Rudolph
Various
Darrell Hammond
Darrell Hammond
Various
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon
Various
Chris Parnell
Chris Parnell
Various
Horatio Sanz
Horatio Sanz
Various
Finesse Mitchell
Finesse Mitchell
Various
Rachel Dratch
Rachel Dratch
Various

Episodes List