SNL Transcripts: Karen Black: 01/17/81: Karen Black’s Monologue


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  Season 6: Episode 7

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

Karen Black’s Monologue

…..Karen Black

Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen — Karen Black!

Karen Black: [ lavishing the applause ] Oh, God! I LOVE applause! Oh, really — I would say or do anything to get applause! Oh! What can I think of? Oh, I got one! [ she throws her arms out ] I’m a… MOTHERRRR!! Yeahhhh!! [ the audience applauds wildly ] It does it to me, you know? Let’s see, what else? I don’t use druuuugs! [ light applause, then boos from the audience ] Okay! I use EVERYTHING I CAN GET MY HANDS ON!! [ the audience applauds wildly ] Uh — I don’t eat meat! [ silence ] Okay… alright, wait, I got one: I hate… VEGETABLES!! [ the audience applauds ] Okay, okay… I’m satisfied now. And I want to tel you… [ breathily ] there’s never been anyone like you. Really, you’re the best! Okay — I want to say hello to my son: [ waving into the camera ] Hi, Hunter! I can’t see you from here, honey. And you stay right there, ’cause we’ll be RIIIIIGH BAAAACK!!

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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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