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  Season 1: Episode 2

75b: Paul Simon / Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow, Jesse Dixon Singers

The Bees

.....Paul Simon
.....Jane Curtin
.....Dan Aykroyd
.....John Belushi

[FADE IN on Paul Simon clapping onstage while the entire cast, dressed in bee costumes, gathers behind him.]

Paul Simon: Weíll be back... weíll be in a moment with, uh--

[He turns around and notices the Bees.]

Paul Simon: Oh, my goodness! Iím really sorry, the Bees numberís cut!

Jane Curtin: What?

Dan Aykroyd: Aw, shucks!

Paul Simon: It didnít work last week. Itís cut. Iím sorry.

[The forlorn Bees walk offstage.]

John Belushi: Okay.

[Belushi backs off with his palms upraised and a tense smile. FADE to black as Simon watches the others walk away.]

Submitted by: Joe Cornfield

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