SNL Transcripts: Louis Gossett, Jr.: 10/02/82

 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 8: Episode 2

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Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


October 2nd, 1982

Louis Gossett, Jr.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers


Mr. T

Eddie Murphy’s father
NBC’s Underwear Is Showing


Louis Gossett, Jr.’s MonologueSummary: Mimicking his role in “An Officer and a Gentlemen”, drill sergeant Louis Gossett, Jr. puts the cast through the rigors of comedy boot camp.

Don’t Hitch-HikeSummary: A hitchhiker (Tim Kazurinsky) thinks his luck has changed when an attractive scantily-clad woman picks him up off the side of the road, until their sexual explorations cause them to tumble off a cliff.


Mister Robinson’s NeighborhoodSummary: Mister Robinson’s (Eddie Murphy) word of the day is “Music”, so he plays with a set of drums he ripped off of the Commodores, which angers his neighbor Mr. T.

Recurring Characters: Mister Robinson.


Sex TherapyRecurring Characters: Marvin, Celeste.

Mr. & Mrs. T Bloody Mary MixRecurring Characters: Mrs. T.


“What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?”

Under The BoardwalkTranscript

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Saturday Night News with Brad HallRecurring Characters: Dr. Jack Badofsky.

DonahueRecurring Characters: Phil Donahue, Menachim Begin, Yasser Arafat.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers performs “Bad to the Bone”

Black Stereotype Sketch

The Interesting FourRecurring Characters: The Human Stapler, Weather Woman, Seiko, Mr. Wonderful.

The WebSummary: The home protection alarm that keeps burglars in their house so they can’t get into yours.


George Thorogood & The Destroyers performs “Back in Wentzville”


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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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