SNL Transcripts: Dyan Cannon: 05/15/76: Dyan’s Dream I


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 20

75t: Dyan Cannon / Leon & Mary Russell

Dyan’s Dream I

…..Dyan Cannon
…..Dan Aykroyd

Dyan Cannon: One of my favorite parts of being in the studio this week has been listening to the music of Leon and Mary Russell.

[ Dan Aykroyd walks up, wearing a dark trenchcoat and clutching the area by his neck ]

Dan Aykroyd: [ speaking hoarsely ] You know.. dreams really do come true, you know. [ Dyan laughs ] Drams really do come true —

Dyan Cannon: Dan —

Dan Aykroyd: And I’m a part of your dream now.

Dyan Cannon: Danny. It is not “a man comes up to me, and he is hoarse.”

Dan Aykroyd: Oh. It’s not?

Dyan Cannon: No, it’s not. It’s “a man rides up to me on a big, white horse.”

Dan Aykroyd: Well, I couldn’t hear that monologue backstage. You know what I mean? Uh.. Lorne was on the phone with Brian Epstein – I was listening in, you know? I’m just a guy looking for a little ray of California sunshine, if you know what I mean.

Dyan Cannon: Listen, that was really nice of you, though. I appreciate you trying.

Dan Aykroyd: Okay. [ exits stage ]

Dyan Cannon: Thank you. No, that was sweet. Okay! Now, Leon and Mary Russell.

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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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