SNL Transcripts: Candice Bergen: 12/20/75: The Laundromat


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 8

75h: Candice Bergen / Martha Reeves, The Stylistics

The Laundromat

Woman…..Gilda Radner
Man…..John Belushi

[ open on Woman enter a laundromat looking for an available washer. She bumps into Man, also looking for a an available washer. They find themselves standing in front of the only available washer in the laundromat, and decide to share it instead of leaving one or the other waiting. ] [ They deposit their dirty clothes one at a time. First, the Man tosses in a pair of socks, as the Woman drops in a pair of pantyhose. ] [ Man deposits a shirt, as Woman deposits a blouse ] [ Moving along, Man places a pair of pants into the washer, as Woman drops in a long skirt ] [ Man then pulls out a sleeveless t-shirt, and drops it into the washer. Woman pulls out a bra, but is apprehensive about putting it into the washer. As a gesture of good faith, Man grabs a red rose from his laundry basket and offers it to the Woman. She takes it, smells it, then throws her bra into the washer ] [ Man pulls out a pair of dirty underwear from his basket, then snaps it into the washer. Woman pulls out a pair of her panties, but is again apprehensive about including it in the shared washload. To talk her into her, Man pulls out a bottle of wine and two glasses from his laundry basket. They toast their glasses and drink some wine, then she finally tosses her panties into the washer. ] [ Man deposits a quarter into the washer, as Woman closes the lid ] [ Man pulls out two cigarettes, lights them, and offers the Woman one. She accepts it, as they sit down in front of the washer and kiss. ] [ fade to black ]

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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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