Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 1: Episode 9
Gilda & Elliot III
Mrs. Radner…..Paula Kahn
[ as everyone disperses the Killer Bees sketch, Gilda Radner approaches Elliot Gould ]
Gilda Radner: Um — Elliot? Do you have a few minutes? [ Elliot looks around, shrugs ] Just wait here, there’s somebody I want you to meet!
[ Gilda rushes to the set’s front door, admits an older woman onto the set ]
Gilda Radner: Um — Elliot? This is my mom. Mom, this is Elliot!
Mrs. Radner: Oh! I’m so glad to meet you!
Gilda Radner: How was yourr flight up, Mom?
Mrs. Radner: Oh, it was lovely, dear. We had dinner and drinks.
Gilda Radner: Oh! [ to Elliot ] Mom just flew in from Florida!
Elliot Gould: Well, it’s very nice to meet you, Mrs. Radner.
Mrs. Radner: It’s lovely to meet you, and I love ALL your pictures. Everyone likes them, and Michael thinks you’re just —
Gilda Radner: Uh, Michael’s my brother. He saw “Getting Straight” about six times! He’s taking a later flight, you can meet him later.
Mrs. Radner: [ to Elliot ] I want to thank you — I want to thank you for being so lovely to my daughter. You’re just a doll!
Elliot Gould: Uhhh —
Mrs. Radner: It’s such a pleasure to meet you.
Elliot Gould: Well, uh — uh — you must be very proud of Gilda, she’s so talented, and she’s gonna be a big star from this show here.
Gilda Radner: Thanks! [ to her mom ] Okay, well, we’ll see you later.
Elliot Gould: Okay.
Mrs. Radner: [ to Elliot ] It was a pleasure.
Elliot Gould: Oh, yeah, yeah…
Mrs. Radner: From what Gilda tells me, we should be seeing a lot of each other!
Elliot Gould: Oh?
Gilda Radner: Okay! Come on, Mom! Good bye, Elliot! [ they step away ]
Elliot Gould: [ desperately, to the camera ] Could we go to a commercial, or something, now?
[ fade ]