SNL Transcripts: Julian Bond: 04/09/77


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  Season 2: Episode 18

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April 9th, 1977

Julian Bond

Tom Waits



Patti Smith

Al Franken

Tom Davis

Michael O’Donoghue
Emily Litella in LoveSummary: Emily Litella (Gilda Radner) tells Jane Curtin that her lover makes her feel like a “national” woman.

Recurring Characters: Emily Litella.



Julian Bond’s MonologueSummary: Sen. Julian Bond ponders the reasons why he might have been asked to host “Saturday Night Live”.


H&L BrockSummary: Lowell Brock (John Belushi) has time to do your taxes because he’s doing time himself.

Recurring Characters: Lowell Brock.


Black PerspectiveSummary: Garrett Morris and Julian Bond discuss the differences in IQ between light and dark-skinned blacks.


An Oval OfficeSummary: Julian Bond and Andrew Young (Garrett Morris) confront President Jimmy Carter (Dan Aykroyd).

Recurring Characters: President Jimmy Carter, Amy Carter, Andrew Young.


Tom Waits performs “Eggs & Sausages”

Dr. X, Family CounsellorSummary: Dr. X (Dan Aykroyd) meets with a family.

Recurring Characters: Colleen.


Weekend Update with Jane CurtinSummary: The landing of a Concorde SST drowns out Jane Curtin.


Right On Afro LustreSummary: The lustre that comes in a canister shaped like a fist.


Great Moments In MotownSummary: Club Owner (Julian Bond) likes the new Motown group (Garrett Morris, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray), but wants to see hand gestures added to the performance.


Creeley’s SoupSummary: A little girl (Gilda Radner) is tortured by the Soup Man (Bill Murray).


Bad CinemaSummary: Leonard Pinth-Garnell (Dan Aykroyd) reviews the film, “Ooh-La-La! Les Legs!”

Recurring Characters: Leonard Pinth-Garnell, Truman Capote, Lina Wertmuller.

Brick performs “Dazz”

The FarbersSummary: Larry (John Belushi) and Bobbi Farber (Gilda Radner) acknowledge their neighborhood’s racial tolerance towards Julian Bond.

Recurring Characters: Larry Farber, Bobbie Farber.

Mr. Mike Meets Uncle RemusSummary: Mr. Mike (Michael O’Donoghue) tells Uncle Remus (Garrett Morris) the story of Brer Rabbit.

Recurring Characters: Mr. Mike.


Patti SmithSummary: In a film by Gary Weis, Patti Smith talks about censorship.

Alabama ImprovementsSummary: George Wallace (John Belushi) delineates improvements to the South’s bad image.



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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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