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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