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  Season 14: Episode 1

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October 15th, 1988

Matthew Broderick

The Sugarcubes


Catherine O'Hara

Laurie Metcalf

Tom Davis

The Graduate
Summary: At a campaign fundraiser, Dan Quayle (Matthew Broderick) finds himself the object of Nancy Reagan's (Jan Hooks) seduction.

Recurring Characters: George Bush, Dan Quayle, Jeanne Kirkpatrick, Nancy Reagan.


Matthew Broderick's Monologue
Bio: Matthew Broderick (1962-). Actor; was offered Michael J. Fox's role in "Family Ties" sitcom, but turned it down because of his film schedule; films include: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986), "Glory" (1989), "The Cable Guy" (1996), "Election" (1999); married to actress Sarah Jessica Parker since 1997.

Also Hosted: 97s.


Summary: Medical waste ad parody.

The Five Beatles
Summary: In his tell-all book, embittered Albert Goldman (Phil Hartman) recalls being kicked out The Beatles.

Recurring Characters: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Elvis Presley.


Cooking with Monkey
Summary: Don Winston (Dana Carvey) introduces his audience to an upscale restaurant where all the dishes are prepared exclusively from monkey.


The Sugarcubes perform "Birthday"
Bio: Alternative rock band from Iceland; members: Bj÷rk Gu­mundsdˇttir (vocals, keyboards), Einar Írn Benediktsson, Sigtryggur Baldursson (drums), ١r Eldon (guitar), Bragi Ëlafsson (bass), Einar Melax (keyboards).

Weekend Update with Dennis Miller
Summary: A. Whitney Brown delivers "The Big Picture" on ??


Nude Beach
Summary: Bob (Dana Carvey) introduces shy Doug (Matthew Broderick) to the rest of the group of nudists who hang out on the beach. Together, they sing "The Penis Song".

Note: This sketch was cut from last week's dress rehearsal.


The Thumper Family

Learning to Feel
Summary: The two girl watchers (Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz) try to meet women at their ten-year high school reunion.

Recurring Characters: Denise Venetti, Neil Simmons.

Laurie Has A Story

Hollywood Salute

The Sugarcubes perform "Motorcrash"

The Baby & The Fairy


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