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:


[ fade ]

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