SNL Transcripts: Anthony Perkins: 03/13/76: Goodnights


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 16

75p: Anthony Perkins / Betty Carter


…..Anthony Perkins

Anthony Perkins: Ladies and gentlemen, we ran a little late tonight —

[ suddenly, Scred and Ploobis push their way through the cast ]

Scred: Hey hey hey! Are we supposed to be on?

: Yeah, aren’t you going to do a, uh..?

Anthony Perkins: Oh, yes! I almost forgot. Ladies and gentlemen — The Muppets!

[ the audience applauds gamely ]

Ploobis: Oh, thank you! You know, a funny thing happened to me on the way to the studio —

[ suddenly, the closing theme begins to play and the credits start to roll ]

Ploobis: Hey, wait a minute!

Don Pardo V/O: The Muppets are: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt and Jim Henson. This is Don Pardo — Good night!

[ Scred and Ploobis try desperately to gain attention from the camera, as the cast mocks them in the background ] [ camera pans wide to the audience, then zooms in on a sedate Mighty Favog seated among the crowd ] [ 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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