SNL Transcripts: Anthony Perkins: 3/13/76


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 16

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


Bit Players:

March 13th, 1976

Anthony Perkins

Betty Carter

The Muppets


Alan Zweibel

Tom Davis

Neil Levy

Rosie Shuster

Al Franken

Tom Schiller

Season 1: Order Now!free website hit counter A Word From ChevySummary: Chevy Chase rambles on as he denies charges that SNL pads material to fill for time.



Anthony Perkins’ MonologueSummary: While trying to prove to the audience that he’s not creepy in real life, Anthony Perkins ends up eating a fly.

A President’s View on Marijuana IRecurring Characters: President Gerald Ford.

Hello, Dolly Therapy

Dominatrix CleaningSummary: A dominatrix (Jane Curtin) tries to reform sloppy housewife (Gilda Radner).

Norman Bates School of Hotel ManagementSummary: Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) argues with his unseen mother while quizzing viewers on how to become a hotel manager.


The MuppetsSummary: Scred and Ploobis ask Anthony Perkins to help get them back on “Saturday Night Live.”

Betty Carter performs “Music, Maestro, Please” & “Swing Brother Swing”

A President’s View on Marijuana IIRecurring Characters: President Gerald Ford.

Weekend Update with Chevy ChaseSummary: John Belushi ponders comparisons between lion and lamb during his weather rant. Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) speaks out against preserving natural “race horses.”

Recurring Characters: Emily Litella.

Land Scarcity

Affair With Co-Worker

A President’s View on Marijuana IIIRecurring Characters: President Gerald Ford.

Gary Weis Film

Sherry’s BeeSummary: Sherry (Laraine Newman) tells her teacher (Anthony Perkins) that she thinks she deserves better than a Bee (John Belushi) for her grade.

Recurring Characters: Sherry, Bee.

Post-Psycho Low-Budget Horror Movie Trailers

“P-Nut Fever”Summary: A film by Phil Van De Carr.

Betty Carter performs “I Can’t Help It”

Butt County Dance PartySummary: Sheriff Rick Phillips (Anthony Perkins) moderates a dance party for county teenagers and runs their names through the central computer to check for warrants.


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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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