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 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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