SNL Transcripts: Jason Bateman: 02/12/05: An Important Moment in Black History III


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 30: Episode 12

04l: Jason Bateman / Kelly Clarkson

An Important Moment in Black History III

Will…..Will Forte
Seth…..Seth Meyers
Amy…..Amy Poehler
Kenny Wilkins…..Finesse Mitchell

[ open on History Channel logo ]

Announcer: And now, The History Channel presents [ over SUPER ] yet another “An Important Moment in Black History.”

[ dissolve to an office break room setting in 1990, as Kenny Wilkins walks in on his co-workers having lunch ]

Announcer: The year was 1990.

Seth: Hey, man.

Kenny Wilkins: Hey, man. What’d you guys get?

Seth: Sushi.

Amy: You want some?

Kenny Wilkins: Yeah, I’ll try it. [ takes a bite, makes a face ] Mmm.. what is it?

Seth: Raw fish.

Kenny Wilkins: [ spits it out ] Ugh! Hell, no!

[ scene freezes, as the Announcer’s words scroll up ]

Announcer: The History Channel honors Kenny Wilkins, the first black man to say “No” to cold, uncooked fish.

[ dissolve to title card ]

Announcer: This has been an Important Moment in Black History.

[ fade ]

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