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 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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