SNL pays touching tribute to John Head as NBC show airs sweet title card

John’s spot in SNL folklore stems from the very start of the show’s debut season.

He helped put together the show’s legendary crew of comedians and writers from day one as part of SNL’s talent acquisition team, according to CarterMatt.

SNL kicked off way back in 1975 with the likes of Dan Akroyd, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin and many more providing the laughs.

According to IMDb, John also worked on the TV movie Nothing Lasts Forever, Rolling Stone Presents Twenty Years of Rock & Roll, and Musical Shorts with Debi Mazar.