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  Season 14: Episode 4

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November 5th, 1988

Matthew Modine

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians


Morton Downey, Jr.

Cheryl Hardwick

Drill Sergeant


Matthew Moddine's Monologue
Bio: Matthew Modine (1959-). Actor; film highlights include: "Private School" (1983), "Full Metal Jacket" (1987), "Memphis Belle" (1990).

The Republican Party

The Liberal

Church Chat
Recurring Characters: Church Lady.

Bio: Morton Downey, Jr. (1932-2001). Talk show host; as host of "The Morton Downry Jr. Show" (1987-89), he pioneered the "trash TV" format still rampant in daytime programming today; died of lung cancer in 2001.

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians perform "What I Am"
Bio: Alternative rock/folk group, since 1985; members: Edie Brickell, Brandon Aly, John Bush, Brad Houser, Kenny Withrow.

Also Performed: 90h.

Weekend Update with Dennis Miller
Recurring Characters: Dennis Miller.

Dukakis After Dark
Recurring Characters: Michael Dukakis, Lloyd Bentsen, Kitty Dukakis, Ted Kennedy, Donna Rice, Joan Baez, Jimmy Carter.


Win, Lose Or Tie
Recurring Characters: Bert Convy, Burt Reynolds.

Dukakis Ad

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians perform "Little Miss S"

Lenny & Two Sammies
Recurring Characters: Sammy, Sammy.


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