Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 1: Episode 16
75p: Anthony Perkins / Betty Carter
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 ]