I was just about to post this. As far as Richard Simmons' fighting, I don't think anyone would be suprised to read that he chooses to slap. My guess is that he couldn't get close enough to bite or scratch.
For most of the night, the crowd was pretty much dead. I thought the monologue was funny. The Falconer and Hangman sketches were funny in a campy sort of way. Best part of SNL was Tim Calhoun. "I miss dinosaurs.