No Small Parts

One tiny spoiler for Ant-Man coming up after this odd image…

Spider-Man and Spider-Woman at bay window of a residential apartment

Did you catch the film’s Garrett Morris cameo? He was actually the first person to
play Ant-Man on screen, in a 1979 Saturday Night Live “Superhero Party” sketch [10:21] that featured astonishingly faithful (albeit, in most cases, practically ridiculous) outfits for a handful of Marvel and DC characters. Margot Kidder hosted both the episode and, in her new big-screen role as Lois Lane, the party in the sketch with Bill Murray as Superman, Jane Curtin as Lana Lang, Morris as Ant-Man, John Belushi as The Hulk, Dan Aykroyd as The Flash, Gilda Radner and Laraine Newman as a couple of non-canonical dates, and unknown performers wearing Thing, Spider-Man, and Spider-Woman costumes. Ant-Man gets ribbed about his powers as you might expect.

I grabbed these images off the official YouTube video, linked above.

Margot Kidder as Lois Lane at punch bowl with Bill Murray as Superman in background outside kitchen in apron with hands on hips.
Garrett Morris as Ant-Man between John Belushi as Hulk and Dan Aykroyd as Flash
John Belushi as Hulk, Laraine Newman as his date with bandaged head and crutches, and Margot Kidder as Lois Lane opening cookie tin
Bill Murray as Superman, Margot Kidder as Lois Lane, and John Belushi as Hulk at beverage table with other superheroes in background
All screencaps from SNL 4.15 © 1979 Universal Television.

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