SNL Transcripts: Susan St. James: 10/10/81: Push Button To Explode Building


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 7: Episode 2

81b: Susan St. James / The Kinks

Push Button To Explode Building

by: Andy Aaron & Tom Davis

Woman…..Emily Prager
Man…..Tom Davis

[ open on close-up of street sign: “Push Button To Cross Street” ] [ pan upward to reveal close-up of second street sign: “Push Button To Explode Building” ] [ a Woman walks up to the corner and pushes the button to cross the street, looks both ways, then crosses ] [ cut to full shot, which now reveals building across the street, as a man approaches, reads both signs, then pushes the button to cross the street ] [ second Man runs forward, not even looking at the signs, as his hand reaches out and pushes the button to explode the building behind him ] [ sirens sound ] [ the Man jumps, then realizes he’s pushed the wrong button and wuickly pushes the button to cross the street in order to accomodate for his mistake ] [ the building suddenly explodes and crumbles to the ground, as the Man tries to casually sprint away from the scene without making eye contact across the street behind him ] [ smoke and an eerie silence fills the air ] [ cut to SUPER:

TOM DAVIS” ] [ fade ]

SNL Transcripts

| Time Warner Cable |Cable TV Providers |Charter Cable

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

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.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x