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  Season 13: Episode 4

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November 14th, 1987

Robert Mitchum

Simply Red


Jane Greer

Bentley Mitchum

Marc Shaiman

The Rolling Paper Chase


Robert Mitchum's Monologue
Summary: Robert Mitchum explains that hosting "Saturday Night Live" is practically the only thing he has left to accomplish in his lengthy acting career.

Bio: Robert Mitchum (1917-97). Actor; one of the biggest stars of the film noir style; notable films include: "Out of the Past" (1947), "The Night of the Hunter" (1955), "Thunder Road" (1958), "Cape Fear" (1962); also released a calypso album in 1957, as well as a country album in 1967.


Summary: In a spoof of Calvin Klein perfume ads, an obsessive-compulsive woman (Jan Hooks) continuously cleans amidst her surroundings.


Death Be Not Deadly
Summary: Private eye Phillip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) annoys his clients whenever he interrupts their conversation to narrate the scene for the audience.

The Mountain Man

Simply Red performs "The Right Thing"
Bio: English pop band; lead singer: Mick Hucknall.

Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

Sweeney Sisters
Recurring Characters: Candy Sweeney, Liz Sweeney.

"Out of Gas"
Bio: Jane Greer (1924-2001). Actress; former teen model; started in show business as a big band singer, briefly married to bandleader Rudy Valleep; co-starred with Robert Mitchum in "Out of the Past" (1947).

Bio: Bentley Mitchum (1967-). Actor; grandson of actor Robert Mitchum; bit parts in TV and films include Brian Cooper in "The Wonder Years".

Macho Hairstylists

Recurring Characters: Corazon Aquinos.

Simply Red performs "Suffer"

Story of the Jewel


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