SNL Transcripts: Margot Kidder: 03/17/79

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  Season 4: Episode 15

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March 17th, 1979

Margot Kidder

The Chieftains

Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello)

Al Franken

Tom Davis

Dave Wilson

Lorne Michaels

Andy Murphy

Anne Beatts

Jim Downey

Tom Schiller

Brian Doyle-Murray

Rosie Shuster
Doyle’s TavernSummary: Dick Lankey (Bill Murray) and the WGN team perform a live St. Patrick’s Day broadcast from Doyle’s Tavern while awaiting the arrival of Richard Daley’s ghost.

Recurring Characters: Dick Lankey.



Margot Kidder’s MonologueSummary: Margot Kidder’s monologue is interrupted by drunken camera and control work, thanks to an excess of St. Patrick’s Day inbibement by Dave Wilson and the crew.

Recurring Characters: Dick Lankey.


The Navy AdventureSummary: It’s more than a job — it’s a small handful of money each week.


Fred Garvin, Male ProstituteSummary: Fred Garvin (Dan Aykroyd) attempts to service a bank executive (Margot Kidder) and roger her roundly.


The Chieftains performs “If I Had Maggie in the Woods”

St. Mickey’s Knights of ColumbusRecurring Characters: Frank Leary, Jack Neehauser, Francis Jacko Leary, Jr., Sister Serena.

Weekend Update with Jane Curtin & Bill MurraySummary: Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello) discusses how easy it is for some religious figures to be granted Sainthood. Bill Murray sings Happy Birthday to a bust of Albert Einstein. Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin deliver a Point/Counterpoint debate on Lee Marvin’s divorce settlement.

Recurring Characters: Father Guido Sarducci.


Superhero PartySummary: Newly-married, Superman (Bill Murray) and Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) invite fellow superheroes to a party. To maintain his cover, Superman leaves to get some ice, then makes a quick appearance as Clark Kent and learns about Lois’ unfaithful habit.

Recurring Characters: Superman, Lois Lane, The Incredible Hulk, The Flash.


The Franken and Davis ShowSummary: Al Franken expresses his anger that Frankenberry cereal uses his image. Al Franken then hassles a homeless man (Tom Davis) on “Pity Thy Neighbor.”


Men’s ProblemsSummary: A group of women pick up where the men left off last week.


The Chieftains perform “Morning Dew”

The Mr. Bill ShowSummary: In a film by Walter Williams, Mr. Bill hides in the closet so Mr. Hands won’t find him.



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