SNL Transcripts: Lily Tomlin: 11/22/75

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  Season 1: Episode 6

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Novemmber 22nd, 1975

Lily Tomlin


The Muppets

Howard Shore

Jacqueline Carlin

Tom Davis

Neil Levy

Alan Zweibel

Anne Beatts

Rosie Shuster
Ford AddressSummary: President Ford takes phone calls from the Oval Office.

Recurring Characters: President Gerald Ford.



Lily Tomlin’s MonologueSummary: Lily Tomlin does a cheer for New York City.

Bio: Lily Tomlin (1939-). Comedienne/actres; former regular on “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In” during the early 1970’s; film credits include: “Nashville” (1975).

Also Hosted: 76a, 82j.

Cameos: 76n.

Note: The Home Base stage has been redesigned starting with this episode.


Beetoven ISummary: While horsing around on the piano, Ludwig von Beetoven (John Belushi) invents “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree.”


Lily Tomlin & Howard Shore’s All-Nurse SNL Band perform “St. James Infirmary”Transcript

TriopeninSummary: Product’s child-proof safety cap prevents arthritis medicine from being used.

Note: Repeat from 10/11/75.

Jaws IIISummary: The hunt for the Land Shark (Chevy Chase) continues.

Recurring Characters: Land Shark, Sheriff Brody, Matt Hooper.


Interracial CoupleSummary: A clumsy bellboy (Chevy Chase) drops the Sunday papers upon seeing a black man (Garrett Morris) and a white woman (Jane Curtin) in a hotel room together.

Note: Uses the same set as “Jaws III”.


Edith Ann FilmSummary: Edith Ann (Lily Tomlin) narrates her adventure at the ice skating rink.


Beetoven IISummary: While horsing around on the piano, Ludwig von Beetoven (John Belushi) sings “My Girl.”


Weekend Update with Chevy ChaseSummary: Chevy Chase pours Weekend Update sponsor, Spud Beer, onto his suit. Garrett Morris again repeats the top story for the hard-of-hearing.


Spud BeerSummary: The perfect brew following your electroshock therapy.


A Letter to Patty HearstSummary: Suzy (Lily Tomlin) writes a letter of forgiveness to sorority sister Patty Hearst.

Show Us Your GunsSummary: In a parody of the Lark cigarette commercials, SNL’s film truck passes through the city streets asking to see citizens’ firearms.

Note: Repeat from 10/11/75.

The MuppetsSummary: Scred falls in love with Lily Tomlin. Together, they sing “I Got You Babe.”


“The Impossible Truth”Summary: Albert Brooks reports unlikely news items in his short film.

Note: Repeat from 10/11/75.

Beetoven IIISummary: While horsing around on the piano, Ludwig von Beetoven (John Belushi) and his wife (Gilda Radner) and maid (Laraine Newman) harmonize on “sings “What’d I Say?”


Male Sexual HarassmentSummary: Construction women take lessons on how to harass men.


SpeedSummary: Diet pill lets housewife (Anne Beatts) get lots of work done.


50’s DanceSummary: A monologue in which a teenager (Lily Tomlin) gossips about her classmates while at the school dance.


GoodnightsSummary: Lily Tomlin & The Bees perform “Bee Scat”

Recurring Characters: Bees.

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