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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