SNL Transcripts: Robert Klein: 11/15/75: Robert Klein & The SNL Band perform “I Can’t Stop My Leg”



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  Season 1: Episode 5



75e: Robert Klein / ABBA

Robert Klein & The SNL Band perform “I Can’t Stop My Leg”

Written by: Robert Klein, Howard Shore, Paul Shaffer

…..Robert Klein

[ open on Robert Klein standing on stage before the SNL Band. He’s dressed in jeans, with a red bandana tied around his head. ]

Robert Klein: Give me some blues!

[ the SNL Band plays some blue sounds behind Klein, as he repeatedly raises and stomps his right leg to the beat. He raises a harmonica and maintains a rhythm with the band before singing the solo. ]

Robert Klein: [ singing ]“I can’t stop my leg!
I can’t stop my leg, babe!
I can’t stop my leg!
I can’t stop my leg, pretty babe.”

[ harmonica ]

“Can you stop my leg?”

[ the band strikes a beat, as Klein stills his leg on the stage ]

“My leg stopped!
Woo-hoo, thank the Lord.
I want to thank the Lord for stoppin’ my leg.
Woo-hoo, yeah!”

[ his leg begin stomping again, as the band accompanies the beat ]

“There it goes again!
There, there it goes again!
There, there, there it goes
There it goes again..!”

[ SUPER: “Invisible Japanese Teen-age Albino Bedwetters In Mail-Order Underwear” ] [ fade ]

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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