SNL Transcripts: Dyan Cannon: 05/15/76: Florida Orange Juice


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 20

75t: Dyan Cannon / Leon & Mary Russell

Florida Orange Juice

Anita Bryant…..Jane Curtin
Terrorist 1…..John Belushi
Terrorist 2…..Dan Aykroyd

[ open on exterior, Holiday Inn burning, sounds of gunshots being fired ] [ cut to footage of terrorists firing guns ] [ dissolve to close-up of Anita Bryant, smiling ]

Anita Bryant: What’s a florida sunshine girl like me doing in Beirut? Spreading the good word about orange juice, that’s what!

[ pull back to reveal Anita tied to a stake, as terrorists holding a pitcjer of orange juice appear at her sides ]

Anita Bryant: Hi, I’m Anita Bryant! Sure there’s war, strife, and bloodshed in the Middle East. Eternal chaos can be a hassle! But even this war-toen country enjoys Florida sunshine!

[ one of the terrorists holds a glass of orange juice to Anita’s lips and lets her drink, as the other terrorists bites into unpeeled oranges ]

Anita Bryant: Mmm, that’s good! It’s refreshing and has Vitamin C. So why not get with it? People all over the world are enjoying the natural freshness of orange juice! So… [ singing ] “Come to the Florida sunshine…”

[ the second terrorists covers Anita’s face with a burlap sack ] [ the first terrorist gives the firing squad a command to open fire ] [ Anita’s limp body leans forward as she’s shot ]

Terrorist 2: What do we do with the body?

Terrorist 1: Uhhh — bury her in the space we have reserved for the Pope.

[ 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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