November 11th, 1978
The Grateful Dead
Hunkler HeadquartersSummary: While giving his concession speech, candidate Dennis V. Hunkler (Bill Murray) makes it clear that he’s well-aware of his campaign mistakes.
Rovco Chinch RanchSummary: Rovco spokesman (Dan Aykroyd) shows how to grow and handle your own fur.
Samurai OptometristSummary: Mr. Dantley (Henry) seeks a new pair of tortoise-shell reading glasses from Futaba (John Belushi).
Recurring Characters: Futaba, Mr. Dantley.
Uncle RoySummary: While parents Arthur (Dan Aykroyd) and Betty (Jane Curtin) go out to see “Foul Play”, starring Chevy Chase, babysitter Uncle Roy (Buck Henry) keeps a lascivious eye on Terri (Laraine Newman) and Tracy (Gilda Radner).
Recurring Characters: Uncle Roy, Arthur, Betty, Terri, Tracy.
The Grateful Dead performs “Casey Jones”Also Performed: 79o.
Weekend Update with Jane Curtin & Bill MurraySummary: Bill Murray interviews a choking Elizabeth Taylor (John Belushi). Jane Curtin and Dan Aykroyd perform a Point-Counterpoint debate on the Shah Pahlavi.
Recurring Characters: Elizabeth Taylor.
Great PerformancesRecurring Characters: Jean Marsh.
Nick on the Strip NorthSummary: Nick “Sands” (Bill Murray) does his lounge act in a bar near Las Vegas.
Recurring Characters: Nick the Lounge Singer, Jimmy Joe Red Sky.
More Flu To Worry AboutSummary: Joan Face (Jane Curtin) welcomes guest Dr. Ike Badenza (Buck Henry), who profiles the Australian Flu.
Recurring Characters: Joan Face.
The Grateful Dead performs “I Need a Miracle” & “Good Lovin'”
St. Mickey’s Knights of ColumbusSummary: Chico Escuela (Garrett Morris) is a special guest at St. Mickey’s Knights of Columbus meeting.
Recurring Characters: Frank Leary, Jack Neehauser, Francis Jacko Leary, Jr., Chico Escuela.