Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 2: Episode 12
Ruth Gordon’s Monologue
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!