85c: Pee Wee Herman / Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Zydeco Band
Pee Wee's Tightrope Walk
.....Robert Downey, Jr.
.....Anthony Michael Hall
.....Pee Wee Herman
[Opens on the cast staring up at the sky, as Anthony Michael Hall walks by]
Anthony Michael Hall: What's going on?
Jon Lovitz: Look, it's Pee Wee Herman. He's walkin' on a tightrope between the World Trade Centers!
Nora Dunn: What a great gimmick to open the show!
Robert Downey, Jr.: I tell ya, what a total performer!
[Cuts to Pee Wee balancing himself on a rope]
Pee Wee Herman: Hey you guys, look! Hey, hey, hey, watch this!
[Cuts to a wider shot of Pee Wee spinning around the rope, obviously a toy]
Pee Wee Herman: Heh heh!
[A bird flys by and starts bothering him]
Pee Wee Herman: Hey, hey, shoo, get outta here!
[Cuts to the cast on the ground, looking up and shouting in dismay]
Nora Dunn: I don't believe it!
[Cuts back to Pee Wee]
Pee Wee Herman: Danger! Danger! No! Get out! Get outta here! [Continues to battle the bird]
[Once again cuts to the dismayed cast on the ground]
Jon Lovitz: Oh my God!
Anthony Michael Hall: He's falling!
[Cuts to Pee Wee falling through the air]
Pee Wee Herman: AHHH! "Live, from New York, it's Saturday Night!"
[Dissolves to opening montage]
Submitted by: Larry Petit