SNL Transcripts: Buck Henry: 01/17/76: Evelyn Woodski Speed Reader School


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  Season 1: Episode 10

75j: Buck Henry / Bill Withers, Toni Basil, The Blues Brothers

Evelyn Woodski Speed Reader School

Evelyn Woodski…..Laraine Newman

[ open on Evelyn Woodski sitting in a chair with a sheet of paper in her hand ]

Evelyn Woodski: [ reading ] “Heel… heh… hello. My… nom — name… is… Ev-il-lyn… Wood — Wood-ski.”

[ SUPER: “Wooski is a Russian name, honest” ]

Evelyn Woodski: “And I am the… flounder — founder… of the… Evelyn Woodski School of Speed… Ree — Ree-ah-ding — Ree — Ree-ay-ding — Reh — Redding? [ looks off-screen ] Redding? Redding!”

[ Woodski puts the sheet down and smiles at the camera ] [ dissolve to title card ] [ SUPER: “The Ev-il-lyn Wood-ski School of Speed Ree-ah-ding…? Redding?” ] [ dissolve to audience shot, zoom in on woman with SUPER: “Has Met Martin Milner” ] [ 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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