SNL Transcripts: Ruth Gordon: 01/22/77: Ruth Gordon’s Monologue


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  Season 2: Episode 12

76l: Ruth Gordon / Chuck Berry

Ruth Gordon’s Monologue

…..Ruth Gordon

Announcer: Ladies and gnetlemen — Ruth Gordon!

Ruth Gordon: Well! Well! Tonight — tonight you’re seeing somebody VERY unusual in this world, because I’m doing smething I like to do. I’m sorry, that’s unusual — but that explains me. Tonight, I’m here because I enjoy being here. I like to make an entrance! I like to get applause! And, when I’m on, I like to do something new — and is this ever new, tonight! Because tonight… the bunch believes that I, after sixty-one years of being an actress, that I am READY… for The Not Ready For Prime-Time Players. and HOW do you like this? Five will getcha ten — I AM ready! Take it easy!

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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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