SNL Transcripts: Ron Nessen: 04/17/76: Press Secretaries Through History

Click here to buy movie posters!
Click here to buy movie posters!

 Saturday Night Live Transcripts


  Season 1: Episode 17



75q: Ron Nessen / Patti Smith

Press Secretaries Through History

Leonid Pushnev…..Ron Nessen

[ open on title card ]

Announcer: And now: Leonid Pushnev, Press Secretary for Czarina Catherine the Great.

[ dissolve to Leonid Pushnev ]

Leonid Pushnev: Comrades to the Press… I have a tragic announcement to make. Catherine the Great, her Imperial highness, Queen of all Russia… Catherine the Great has been KILLED in a riding accident. We don’t really have any other details, except that she died in the saddle… and, from now on, wll be referred to as Catherine the Mashed. Thank you.

[ dissolve to title card ] [ fade ]

SNL Transcripts

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

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of