Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 2: Episode 18
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 ]