SNL Transcripts: Jamie Lee Curtis: 12/13/80: A Message From The Mean Majority

 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 6: Episode 4

80d: Jamie Lee Curtis / James Brown, Ellen Shipley

A Message From The Mean Majority

…..Denny Dillon
…..Gail Matthius
…..Charles Rocket

[Open on Denny Dillon, Gail Matthius, and Charles Rocket standing behind a gray curtain with angry faces and arms crossed over their chests]

Denny Dillon: [nastily] Hello. We’re speaking to you on behalf of an organization of decent, moral Americans.

Gail Matthius: We’re the folks who listen to the preachers on television to vote conservative. We did, and we won. So, listen up, losers!

Charles Rocket: [snidely]: So, who are we?

Denny Dillon: We’re The Mean Majority. We’re very, very mean.

Gail Matthius: Who are we mean to? Just about everybody.

Charles Rocket: We believe that the vast majority of Americans in their hearts are just like us – mean! [a scroll at the bottom of the screen crawls from right to left with the following list of the “vast majority of Americans”: NEGROES, HOMOSEXUALS, COMMUNISTS, INTELLECTUALS, JEWS, INTELLECTUAL JEWS, NEGRO COMMUNISTS, COMMUNIST HOMOSEXUAL JEWS…]: And these last twenty years of civil rights was just an attempt to be nice.

Gail Matthius: Those days are over!

Denny Dillon: And you know who told us so? [points skyward] He’s like us — mean!

Charles Rocket: He told us to tell you, the television viewers of America, that there are certain TV shows you are not to watch, so you better not! The television shows are…

[SUPER: “Sex In A Condo”]

Denny Dillon: Sex In A Condo.

[SUPER: “Wet T-Shirt Party”]

Charles Rocket: Wet T-Shirt Party.

[SUPER: “Let’s Spit On The Flag”]

Gail Matthius: Let’s Spit On The Flag.

Denny Dillon: And there’s another one. I can’t remember the name, but it’s live.

Charles Rocket: It’s from New York.

Gail Matthius: It’s Saturday Night.

[All three of them smile as we dissolve on opening credits of SNL]

Submitted by: Candy

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