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  Season 1: Episode 8





75h: Candice Bergen / Martha Reeves, The Stylistics

Home Movies

..... Candice Bergen
..... Don Pardo
..... Chevy Chase

[ FADE IN on Candice standing at home base as the audience applauds ]

Candice Bergen: Do you have a funny home movie that you think America would enjoy? If you do or want to make one, in Super 8 or 16mm, no longer than two minutes, NBC's Saturday Night wants to see it. So send it to us. We'll tell you how in a minute. Now, what do you get for sending us your home movies? Would you tell them what they get, Don Pardo?

Don Pardo (V/O): Candice, they get absolutely nothing. And in addition, the film will not be returned. Unless, of course, they send along a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Candice Bergen: Ah, tell them about guarantees, Don Pardo.

Don Pardo (V/O): Candice, people sending in home movies have no garuntees that NBC will use the film.

Candice Bergen: Well, if it is used, tell them what rights they have, Don Pardo.

Don Pardo (V/O): Candice, they have no rights whatsoever. But NBC will have unlimited rights to use the film in all media and in related publicity and promotion.

Candice Bergen: Isn't this a wonderful offer? Send in your home movie comedies as fast as you can. Tell them where, Don Pardo.

[ DISSOLVE to the address written in white letters on a red background:

Home Movies
NBC's Saturday Night
Box 304 Radio City Station
New York, N.Y. 10019 ]

Don Pardo (V/O): Send your home movies, up to two minutes, Super 8 or 16mm, to "Home Movies, NBC's Saturday Night, Box 304, Radio City Station, New York, New York, 10019". Include your name and current address.

[ DISSOLVE back to Candice ]

Candice Bergen: And now, back to our home television show.

[ Chevy Chase enters from the right of the screen ]

Chevy Chase: Candy?

Candice Bergen: Yes, Chevy?

Chevy Chase: Perhaps we ought to show our home audience and studio audience just what we mean by "home movie".

Candice Bergen: Okay.

Chevy Chase: Would you step this way?

Candice Bergen: (laughs)

Chevy Chase: We happen to have made a two-minute film ourselves, and uh...we thought we might show it to you now. It's the Bee Capades, of course, on the Rockefeller skating rink.

[ This leads directly into the Bee Capades film ]


Submitted by: Dan Pascoe


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