SNL Transcripts: Julian Bond: 04/09/77: Right On Afro Lustre


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  Season 2: Episode 18

76r: Julian Bond / Tom Waits, Brick

Right On Afro Lustre

Written by: Al Franken & Tom Davis

Male Dancers…..Tom Davis, Al Franken
Female Dancers…..Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner
Ebony Model…..Julian Bond

[ open on a pair of male and female dancers on the disco floor ]

“You’ve come a long way, Negro
To get where you’ve got to today.
You’ve got your own hairspray now, Negro
You’ve come a long, long way.”

[ pull forward to reveal Ebony Model wearing a leather jacket and shirt suit sitting with a Girl Model at a table ]

Ebony Model: Hey there, Negro! Try Right-On Afro Lustre for that Right-On natural look.

[ he holds up the canister ]

Right-On Afro Lustre. you’ll know it because the canister is shaped like a fist.

[ cut back to the dancers on the disco floor ]

Jingle: “You’ve come a long, long way!”

[ cut to close-up of Ebony Model as he sprays the canister ]

Ebony Model: Right on!

[ 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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