SNL Transcripts: Russell Brand: 02/12/11: Don’ You Go Rounin’ Roun To Re Ro


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 36: Episode 15

10o: Russell Brand / Chris Brown

Don’ You Go Rounin’ Roun To Re Ro

Terry Donovan….Bill Hader
Parole Board Officer….Kristen Wiig
British Gangster….Fred Armisen
Rastaman….Russell Brand
Terry’s wife….Nasim Pedrad

[Opens with distinguished recognition from Film festivals] [Official Selection Cannes Film Festival. Venice Film Festival. Berlin Film Festival]

Announcer: Terry Donovan spent 17 years in an English prison.

[Terry walks out the prison gate] [Terry meets his Parole Officer]

Parole Officer: Do you feel that you’re rehabilitated, Mr. Donovan?

Terry Donovan: Yeah, right.

[Terry shares an elevator with a couple of Brit thugs. A bald British Gangster with a pitbull sits on a couch]

British Gangster: I’ve got a job for you, Terry.

Terry Donovan: No, don’t. I don’t do that kind of thing anymore.

[A gun is being loaded]

Announcer: But he’ll pick up a gun once again to defend the one thing he loves.

British Gangster: If you don’t do what we say…[holds a picture of a little girl] we’ll….sajawama jamawajmaja.

[Terry responds in anger with the same English incomprehensible pikey slang]

Terry Donovan: Naw! Hawaw! Bihaduran! Dina! Mate!

Announcer: The critics are raving: “British… Extremely British… I didn’t understand what they were saying”

[More gibberish between Terry and the British Gangster] [Terry drives a car, intense look]

Announcer: From the producers of “Sexy Beast”, the “Red Riding trilogy” and “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”.

[Terry chases and catches a Rasta looking thug. He roughs him up against a door]

Terry: [muttering British slang]

Rastaman: [even more complicated slang]

Announcer: And the director of “Easy Around the Bend” and “Go Rough, All right” comes the toughest, grittiest, most British crime drama of the year.

[Terry holds up a gun]

Terry Donovan: Don’ you go Rounin’ Roun to Re Ro. [fires the gun]

Announcer: Don’ you go Rounin’ Roun to Re Ro.

[Terry walks in slow motion]

USA Today says: “I thought they were speaking a foreign language. I don’t think I heard a single consonant.”

[Terry and his wife talk in the kitchen]

Terry’s wife: If we don’t pay, they’re going to kill her.

Terry Donovan: Darling, go say I told him to….[muttering more pikey slang]

Terry’s wife: But what if you’re wrong?

[Terry screams incoherently in slow motion, a gun fires, British Gangster punches a heavy punching bag, laughs]

Announcer: Time magazine says: “Is there a way to turn on subtitles for a movie in English? If so, which button is it?

[Rastaman talks on an intercom]

Rastaman: Hey! Oi! Hey! Oi! Hey! Oi! Ai!

[Rastaman is buzzed in] [Rastaman plays cards in slow motion and British Gangster keeps punching the punching bag]

Announcer: Peter Travers says: “The one guy in a tracksuit, “Gypsy” or “Crispy” was good. Either way it seemed like a lot of killing over a very small amount of money.”

[Terry, Rastaman and the British Gangster point their guns at each other. They screamed and mutter pikey slang]

British Gangster: Oi! Oi! Oi![fires gun]

Announcer: Don’ you go Rounin’ Roun to Re Ro.

[Terry talks softly to his wife in unintelligible slang]

Terry’s wife: What?


Submitted by: Waldo San Miguel

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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