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"Saturday Night Klein"

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One of the toughest tickets in New York is a seat for the NBC TV show, Saturday Night Live. You can enter a random lottery through e-mail or you can wait in the stand-by line. Some people get there at five am Saturday; others even earlier.

Louis Klein usually comes in from Queens early every Friday afternoon. He's been doing so since SNL was popular enough to merit such a line. Klein has seen 539 out of 622 shows.

Over the years, he's become pretty famous in SNL fan circles, and even a little infamous. Reporter Sean Cole spent a night on line with the guy known as "Saturday Night Klein."NOTE: Sean Cole's story comes to us courtesy of "Weekend America," which airs Saturdays at 1 pm on WBUR.

This program aired on April 5, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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