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  Season 4: Episode 2

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The Complete Fourth Season on DVD

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October 14th, 1978

Fred Willard




Alan Zweibel

Honker in the Audience
Summary: Honker (Bill Murray) wanders into the audience with the assumption that he's at a Yankee game.

Recurring Characters: Honker.


Fred Willard's Monologue
Summary: Fred Willard fools the audience with his Elvis performance, then does a stand-up routine about a kid in school who grabbed his crotch as a punchline for every joke.

Two Guys Who Are Lawyers
Summary: No lawsuit is too sleazy for Two Guys who are lawyers (Dan Aykroyd, Fred Ward) to pursue.

Recurring Characters: Patty Hearst.


Cliff Preston, Aging Stuntman
Summary: Aging stuntman Cliff Preston (John Belushi) continuously injures himself on the job while performing a five-foot jump.

Devo performs "Satisfaction"

Weekend Update with Jane Curtin & Bill Murray
Summary: Bill Murray debuts his "Celebrity Corner" segment by interviewing Lucille Ball (Gilda Radner) and her husband Gary Morton (Alan Zweibel). Dan Aykroyd expresses his personal offense with the revealing outfits worn by cheerleaders these days.

Recurring Characters: Lucille Ball.


Five A.M.
Summary: A drunken five a.m. phone call on Mary's (Laraine Newman) line leads to a get-together with her ex-boyfriend, just as soon as her one-night stand (Fred Willard) leaves the apartment.


On the Spot
Summary: Joan Face (Jane Curtin) interviews Irwin Mainway (Dan Aykroyd) about the non-nutritional school lunch program contract he has been awarded.

Recurring Characters: Joan Face, Irwin Mainway.


Mr. Bill Goes to New York
Summary: Mr. Bill continues to be abused by Sluggo and Mr. Hands, even while on vacation in New York City.


Bobbi Farber on the Phone
Summary: Bobbi Farber (Gilda Radner) tells her mother over the phone that she wants to change her kids' names because everyone else's kids have the same names,then she can't get the old lady off the line.

Recurring Characters: Bobbi Farber.

Summary: Cuckolded late night clergyman's (Fred Willard) sermon tells the stoy of Mohab(?) (John Belushi), an ancient Israelite who longed to worship one god for all purposes, and accepts a test of faith from God (Don Pardo) by sacrificing his idiot son Schlomo (Bill Murray).

The Scotch Boutique
Summary: Things are slow now at The Scotch Boutique, the new minimall speciality shop that caters specifically to Scotch tape and photocopies, but manager Walker (Fred Willard) is certain things are going to be pick up once people get used to his bold business concept.

Recurring Characters: Floyd Hunger, Jenny Rocker, Kevin.


Booji Boy
Summary: In a short film by Devo, baby-faced Booji Boy delivers a file that details the truth about de-evolution on their planet.

Devo performs "Jocko Homo"


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