SNL Transcripts: Jill Clayburgh: 02/28/76


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  Season 1: Episode 15

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February 28th, 1976

Jill Clayburgh

Leon Redbone

The Singing Idlers

Andy Kaufman

Gary Weis

Edie Baskin

Lorne Michaels

William Wegman

Rosie Shuster

Alan Zweibel

Season 1: Order Now!free website hit counter No More FallsSummary: Tired of playing a buffoon on SNL, Chevy Chase tells Lorne Michaels he won’t be doing any more falls for the show.



Jill Clayburgh’s MonologueSummary: Don Pardo’s game-show descriptions accentuate Jill Clayburgh’s story of her date with him.


Great Moments In Herstory ITranscript

Jill Carson, Guidance Counselor!

Leon Redbone performs “Ain’t Misbehavin'”

White Guilt Relief FundSummary: Speaking as a representative of slavery, Garrett Morris says he’ll be happy to accept guilt funds from white people everywhere.


Great Moments In Herstory IISummary: Isadora Duncan (Jill Clayburgh) chooses a fateful scarf.


Weekend Update with Chevy ChaseSummary: Laraine Newman reports from a vacant New Hampshire a week after the Primary. Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) says she opposes the “deaf” penalty.

Recurring Characters: Emily Litella.


H & L BrockSummary: Lowell Brock (John Belushi) and the H & L Brock tax team show how you can claim your home as a church and use it as a tax write-off.


The Singing Idlers perform “Semper Paratus”

Jill Clayburgh & The Singing Idlers perform “Sea Cruise”

Car YummiesTranscript

The MuppetsSummary: The Muppets couldn’t be here this week, so Chevy Chase takes their place, using his bare hands to enact a scene titled “Paying the Milkman.”


Gary Weis Film

Andy KaufmanSummary: Andy Kaufman pulls up four members of the audience to lip-synch to an old recording of “Old MacDonald.”


The RestaurantSummary: While on a date, a woman (Jill Clayburgh) wonders what her boyfriend (Chevy Chase) is thinking about.


Triple-TracSummary: The three-blade razor is designed for people who’ll believe anything they see.

Note: Repeat from 10/11/75.

Leon Redbone performs “Big Time Woman”

Great Moments In Herstory III

“The Mr. Bill Show”Summary: In a film by home viewer Walter Williams, clayman Mr. Bill is tortured by Mr. Hands and Sluggo.


Grable & Lombard/GoodnightsSummary: Betty Grable (Jane Curtin) and Carole Lombard (Jill Clayburgh) are married in a new TV-movie sneak-peek.


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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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