Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 1: Episode 20
[ open on Gilda Radner and Laraine Newman standing on stage ]
Gilda Radner: Laraine. uh —[ Buck Henry appears behind them ]
Buck Henry: Hi, Gilda! Laraine!
Gilda Radner: [ waving him off ] Wait one second. [ to Laraine ] Uh, Laraine, you know that next week, May 22nd, on “Saturday Night”, Buck Henry will be the host of the show.
Laraine Newman: Buck Henry?! [ she clamps her hands to her face and sticks out her tongue ] Eeuuuuggghhh!!
Gilda Radner: Laraine, he was on before, he was wonderful…
Laraine Newman: Uggghhhh, he’s DIS-GUST-ING!!
Gilda Radner: Laraine, he was really good —
Buck Henry: [ interrupting ] Gor — Gord — Gordon Lightfoot will be on —
Gilda Radner: [ waving him off ] Could you just wait one second? [ to Laraine ] Laraine, you must be nice —
Laraine Newman: HE’S DISGUSTINNNGGGG!!![ Gilda acknowledges that Buck is standing behins them ]
Laraine Newman: Buck! How are you!
Buck Henry: Hi, Laraine!
Laraine Newman: Oh, how do you do?[ Laraine leans in to kiss Buck, but he rebuffs her ]
Gilda Radner: [ laughing ] Buck, we’ll be excited to work with you next week.[ both girls lean in to hug Buck, as he stick his tongue out ] [ fade ]