SNL Transcripts: Karen Black: 01/17/81: National Handgun Association


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 6: Episode 7

80g: Karen Black / Cheap Trick, Stanley Clarke Trio

National Handgun Association

Man…..Joe Piscopo
Woman…..Ann Risley
Mugger…..Matthew Laurance
Black Man…..Eddie Murphy

[ open on couple exiting elevator onto main set, as Mugger approaches from the shadows ]

Mugger: Okay — give me all your money or I’ll KILL ya’!

Woman: Oh, God! He has a GUN!

Mugger: Noooo!! Guns don’t kill people! PEOPLE kill PEOPLE! [ he grabs Black man and points him menacingly at the couple ] And I’ve got a PERSON right here, so don’t try anything FUNNY!

Man: [ panicking ] No, no! Please! Put away your person! We’ll give you ANYTHING you want, just DON’T point that PERSON at us!

Mugger: Yeah, yeah… come on! Come on!

Man: Here you go! [ he hands his wallet over ]

Announcer: This has been a message from the National Handgun Association, reminding you that guns don’t kill people… PEOPLE kill people.

[ fade ]

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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