Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 6: Episode 12
Saturday Night Newsline
Dr. Jonathan Lear…..Mark King
[ open on Dr. Jonathan Lear seated at news desk ]
Dr. Jonathan Lear: I’m Dr. Jonathan Lear. This is “Saturday Night Live: Newsline”, Science Break. Tonight: DNA.
As most of us know, DNA is the basic building block of life. Also, DNA is the master molecule of life. It’s really great! We have been able to obtain actual photographs of DNA molecules, so let’s take a look at some of them.[ he holds up a drawing of DNA ]
In its simplest form, DNA looks like a double helix.
Here’s a photo of DNA molecules sitting up straight.[ he swaps out DNA cards ]
Here’s some FAT DNA![ he swaps out DNA cards ]
Here’s some DNA hiding in spaghetti.[ he swaps out DNA cards ]
Here’s DNA sitting on a picket fence.[ he swaps out DNA cards ]
DNA following a fish.[ he swaps out DNA cards ]
Have a nice day, DNA!