SNL Transcripts: Shelley Duvall: 05/14/77


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 2: Episode 21

Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


Bit Players:

May 14th, 1977

Shelley Duvall

Joan Armatrading


Lorne Michaels

Bob Van Rye

Spalding Gray

Anne Beatts

Tom Davis

Jim Downey

Mitchell Laurance

Neil Levy

Marilyn Suzanne Miller

Tom Schiller

Rosie Shuster

Alan Zweibel

Al Franken

Paul Shaffer

Howard Shore
Programming ChangeSummary: Shelley Duvall announces that tonight’s show will be temporarily delayed so that NBC can replay the recent Duane Bobick-Ken Norton fight.



Video VixensSummary: Video Vixens Shelley Duvall, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner and Laraine Newman vow to make make the viewers laugh.


Bank Robber DisguisesSummary: The leader (Dan Aykroyd) of a bank robbery was unable to come up with as good a costume as the members of his gang.


Joan Armatrading performs “Love & Affection”

I Am Ricardo Montalban!Summary: Latin lovers Ricardo Montalban (Dan Aykroyd), Cesar Romero (John Belushi) and Fernando Lamas (Bill Murray) ask women at a restaurant to choose among them.

Recurring Characters: Ricardo Montalban, Cesar Romero.


Weekend Update with Jane CurtinSummary: Jane Curtin makes a call to Emily Litella’s (Gilda Radner) answering machine.

Recurring Characters: Emily Litella.


Black Educational ConferenceSummary: Boxer Duane Bobick (Tom Davis) makes the appeal for blacks to be educated and out of the ring.

Viva Las Vegas IISummary: Elvis Presley (John Belushi) as an aspiring Shakespearean actor.

Recurring Characters: Elvis Presley.

Baba Wawa At LargeSummary: Richard Burton (Bill Murray) discusses his ex-wife, Elizabeth Taylor, with Baba Wawa (Gilda Radner).

Recurring Characters: Richard Burton, Barbara Walters.


BridesSummary: Wedding traditions are examined, in a film by Sharon Sacks.


Bad BalletSummary: Leonard Pinth-Garnell (Dan Aykroyd) dances poorly in “Swan.”

Recurring Characters: Leonard Pinth-Garnell.

Night Of The MooniesSummary: Deprogrammers (Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris) try to save a young moonie (Shelley Duvall) from the Rev. Sun Mynung Moon’s (John Belushi) cult.


Joan Armatrading performs “Down To Zero”

Van ArgumentsSummary: While standing in line at a cafeteria, a husband (Dan Aykroyd) and wife (Shelley Duvall) debate the purchase of the “Star is Born” soundtrack.



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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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