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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