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  Season 4: Episode 5


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November 11th, 1978

Buck Henry

The Grateful Dead

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Brian Doyle-Murray

Alan Zweibel

Paul Shaffer

Anne Beatts

Andy Murphy

Jim Downey

Tom Schiller

Hunkler Headquarters
Summary: While giving his concession speech, candidate Dennis V. Hunkler (Bill Murray) makes it clear that he's well-aware of his campaign mistakes.

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Montage


Buck Henry's Monologue
Summary: Boring Buck Henry is replaced by "Star Wars" previews as he rambles on and on.

Also Hosted: 75j, 75j, 75u, 76f, 76v, 77f, 77t, 78t, 79d, 79t.

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Rovco Chinch Ranch
Summary: Rovco spokesman (Dan Aykroyd) shows how to grow and handle your own fur.

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Samurai Optometrist
Summary: Mr. Dantley (Henry) seeks a new pair of tortoise-shell reading glasses from Futaba (John Belushi).

Recurring Characters: Futaba, Mr. Dantley.

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Uncle Roy
Summary: While parents Arthur (Dan Aykroyd) and Betty (Jane Curtin) go out to see "Foul Play", starring Chevy Chase, babysitter Uncle Roy (Buck Henry) keeps a lascivious eye on Terri (Laraine Newman) and Tracy (Gilda Radner).

Recurring Characters: Uncle Roy, Arthur, Betty, Terri, Tracy.

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The Grateful Dead performs "Casey Jones"
Also Performed: 79o.


Weekend Update with Jane Curtin & Bill Murray
Summary: Bill Murray interviews a choking Elizabeth Taylor (John Belushi). Jane Curtin and Dan Aykroyd perform a Point-Counterpoint debate on the Shah Pahlavi.

Recurring Characters: Elizabeth Taylor.

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Great Performances
Recurring Characters: Jean Marsh.


Nick on the Strip North
Summary: Nick "Sands" (Bill Murray) does his lounge act in a bar near Las Vegas.

Recurring Characters: Nick the Lounge Singer, Jimmy Joe Red Sky.

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More Flu To Worry About
Summary: Joan Face (Jane Curtin) welcomes guest Dr. Ike Badenza (Buck Henry), who profiles the Australian Flu.

Recurring Characters: Joan Face.

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The Grateful Dead performs "I Need a Miracle" & "Good Lovin'"


St. Mickey's Knights of Columbus
Summary: Chico Escuela (Garrett Morris) is a special guest at St. Mickey's Knights of Columbus meeting.

Recurring Characters: Frank Leary, Jack Neehauser, Francis Jacko Leary, Jr., Chico Escuela.


Goodnights
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