SNL Transcripts: Jamie Lee Curtis: 12/13/80: Jamie Lee Curtis’ Monologue


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  Season 6: Episode 4

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

Jamie Lee Curtis’ Monologue

…..Jamie Lee Curtis

Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen – Jamie Lee Curtis!

Jamie Lee Curtis: Thank you. [ the audience can’t stop cheering and applauding ] Far out! Far out! I’ve gotta tell you all it is absolutely great to be here, and I finally have something to do on a Saturday night!

You know, I gotta tell you, one thing I’ve always seem to notice is that audiences expect certain things from certain performers. They always want Steve Martin to say, “I’m a wild and crazy guy!” Right?And you can never hear Springsteen sing, without hearing “Born To Run.” Right?

Male Audience Member: Right!

Jamie Lee Curtis: If you ever see Rodney Dangerfield, you always have to hear him say, “I tell you, I get no respect!” Well.. I know a lot of people out there have seen me in “Halloween” and “The Fog”, and..

[ audience applauds ]

Jamie Lee Curtis: Thank you. And, they’re all expecting me to do one thing. Well.. this is for you:


We’ll be right baaaaack!!

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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