SNL Transcripts: Paul Simon: 10/18/75: The Bees


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 2

75b: Paul Simon / Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow, Jesse Dixon Singers

The Bees

…..Paul Simon
…..Jane Curtin
…..Dan Aykroyd
…..John Belushi

[FADE IN on Paul Simon clapping onstage while the entire cast, dressed in bee costumes, gathers behind him.]

Paul Simon: We’ll be back… we’ll be in a moment with, uh–

[He turns around and notices the Bees.]

Paul Simon: Oh, my goodness! I’m really sorry, the Bees number’s cut!

Jane Curtin: What?

Dan Aykroyd: Aw, shucks!

Paul Simon: It didn’t work last week. It’s cut. I’m sorry.

[The forlorn Bees walk offstage.]

John Belushi: Okay.

[Belushi backs off with his palms upraised and a tense smile. FADE to black as Simon watches the others walk away.]

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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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