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October 30, 1976
Host:Buck Henry
Musical Guest:The Band
Episode Number:2.6  (# 30)
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Cold OpeningHalloween Jaws 
SketchSamurai Stockbroker
John Belushi accidentally slashes Buck Henry's forehead as he breaks down a wall with his sword. His injury is quickly tended to while the next two sketches are performed.
ShowNot For First Ladies Only 
ShowDebate '76
Buck has a large bandage over the cut on his forehead. He wears it for the remainder of the episode, and various cast members wear similar bandages as a running joke.
Weekend Update  
Musical Performance"Life is a Carnival", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Stage Fright" 
SketchThe OintMENt 
FilmA Film by Gary Weis
It's Halloween Tonight
MiscellaneousHoudini's Grave 
MiscellaneousMr. Mike's Least-Loved Bedtime Tales 
MiscellaneousHoudini's Grave 
Musical Performance"Georgia"