SNL Transcripts: Deborah Harry: 02/14/81: Is Frank Sinatra A Hoodlum?


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 6: Episode 10

80j: Deborah Harry / Funky 4 + 1 More

Is Frank Sinatra A Hoodlum?

Ronald Reagan…..Charles Rocket
Frank Sinatra…..Joe Piscopo

Ronald Reagan: Good evening. I’m here tonight to talk to you aboutone of the most important questions that confronts the nation today: “IsFrank Sinatra a hoodlum?” Well, I think America deserves a straight answerto that straight question. Frank, are you a hoodlum?

Frank Sinatra: No, Ron, I am not.

Ronald Reagan: Do you associate with hoodlums?

Frank Sinatra: No, Ron, I am not.

Ronald Reagan: Do you know Manny Ayatello?

Frank Sinatra: Who?

Ronald Reagan: Manny the “Horse”?

Frank Sinatra: No.

Ronald Reagan: How about Louie?

Frank Sinatra: Who?

Ronald Reagan: Uh.. Louie the “Squid”.

Frank Sinatra: That is a negative.

Ronald Reagan: Do you know Carlos Granatelli?

Frank Sinatra: Oh, you mean “Fingers”?

Ronald Reagan: Yes.

Frank Sinatra: No.

Ronald Reagan: Well, there you have it. I hope that settle the issueonce and for all. No, Frank Sinatra is not a hoodlum. And, no, he doesn’tassociate with hoodlums. Uh, Frank.. is there anything else you’d like toadd?

Frank Sinatra: Ronnie, baby, would you do me a favor and pose in apicture with some of my buddies.

Ronald Reagan: Sure!

Frank Sinatra: Boys. [ a group of hoodlums stand arm-in-arm withFrank and Ronald – Frank snaps his fingers ] Do it.

Ronald Reagan: Uh.. Live, from New York, it’s Saturday Night!

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