SNL Transcripts: Bruce Dern: 03/12/83: Buckwheat Jeans


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 8: Episode 15

82o: Bruce Dern / Leon Redbone

Buckwheat Jeans

Voice…..Mary Gross
Buckwheat…..Eddie Murphy

[FADE IN on a man’s sneakers and pantlegs, then pan up along his body. He is whistling the theme to “Our Gang” off-key.]

Voice: [off camera] Calvin Klein? Mm-mm.

Jordache? Mm-mm.

Sassoon? Mm-mm.

[SHOW Eddie Murphy in suspenders and Buckwheat wig as he stops whistling.]

Buckwheat: Buh-wheet? Yes! [grins] [Eddie stands up, bends over away from the camera, and displays his butt.]

Voice: Buckwheat Jeans!

Buckwheat: Otay!

[Buckwheat peers past his leg and signals “ok” with his right hand. ZOOM IN on the word “OTAY” printed in white above his left back pocket. FADE OUT.]

Submitted by: Joe Cornfield

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Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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