SNL Transcripts: Brandon Tartikoff: 10/08/83


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Special Guests:

October 8th, 1983

Brandon Tartikoff

John Cougar

Gene Siskel

Roger Ebert

  • Tartikoff’s Office

  • Brandon Tartikoff’s Monologue

  • Calvin Klein Cream Pies

  • James Watt

  • Jazz Riffs

  • Feln’s Discount Food & Clothing Warehouse

  • Tartikoff’s Programming Ideas

    Recurring Characters: Doug Whiner, Wendy Whiner.

  • Gumby & Pokey Rehearsal

    Recurring Characters: Gumby.

  • NBC Pavement Promotion

  • Larry’s Corner

  • Saturday Night News with Brad Hall

  • John Cougar performs “Pink Houses”

  • Gun Rental

  • John Cougar performs “Crumblin’ Down”

  • NBC: Be There

  • Ethel’s Diner Tragedies


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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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