SNL Transcripts: Elliot Gould: 01/10/76: Gilda & Elliot I


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  Season 1: Episode 9

75i: Elliot Gould / Anne Murray

Gilda & Elliot I

….. Elliot Gould
….. Gilda Radner

[ As the audience applauds Elliot’s monologue, he unwraps a piece of gum and chews it. Gilda Radner walks on stage, clapping. ]

Elliot Gould: Hi Gilda, thanks for the gum.

Gilda Radner: Oh, you’re welcome…

Elliot Gould: You okay?

Gilda Radner: Yeah, Elliot. I just want to tell you that I had a wonderful time last night.

Elliot Gould: Aww…

Gilda Radner: Thank you.

Elliot Gould: Well, me too. I had a ball.

[ The audience laughs as Elliot glances towards them, grinning. ]

Gilda Radner – You know, um, uh…after you left my place this morning I was a little nervous about seeing you today. But I don’t feel guilty or anything, because I know I like you. And you said you like me, right?

Elliot Gould: Sure do.

Gilda Radner: What are you doing after the show?

Elliot Gould: Tonight?

Gilda Radner: Yeah.

Elliot Gould: Aw, Gilda, I’ve got to fly right back to California in the morning. So I’ve got to go back to my hotel, pack, and then I just thought I’d go to sleep.

[ Gilda is disappointed, and puts her hands on Elliot’s sides ]

Gilda Radner: Oh, okay. Uh, look, I’m a grown woman. I understand how things happen between people. And I just want you to know that I meant everything I said last night.

Elliot Gould: (pause) Me too.

Gilda Radner: (cheerfully) Really? Okay, bye.

[ Gilda kisses Elliot on the cheek and exits ]

Elliot Gould: We’ll be right back after this message.

[ Paul Shaffer plays a jaunty piano tune, and Elliot looks into the camera and does a goofy dance ]

Submitted by: Dan Pascoe

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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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