SNL Transcripts: Jerry Lewis: 11/19/83


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November 19th, 1983

Jerry Lewis



Loverboy, “Working For The Weekend”.

  • Jerry Lewis’ Heart Surgery

    Lewis dreams that Dr. Dean Martin (Joe Piscopo) performs his heart surgery.

    Recurring Characters: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr.

  • Jerry Lewis’ Monologue

    Joe Piscopo & Eddie Murphy declare Lewis the true King of Comedy.

  • What Famous Person Do You Look Like?

    Citizens in the street confess their lookalikes.

  • The Forum

    Stupid people on panel are last to know of 20-year-old JFK assassination.

  • The Parachute

    One parachute, two skydivers (Lewis, Eddie Murphy), and a plug for NBC.

  • Cornet

    Rosemary Clooney (Jim Belushi) promotes Cornet toilet tissue.

  • Entertainment Tonight

    Celebrity interviews.

  • Fascinating People & Their Friends

    Jew (Lewis) pretends to be in a sports league to get on show.

  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Rebellious college freshman (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) comes home for Thanksgiving.

  • Larry’s Corner

    Larry (Brad Hall) talks to the luckiest man on Earth (Gary Kroeger).

  • Loverboy performs “Working for the Weekend”

  • Jerry Lewis’ Translator

    French film translator (Tim Kazurinsky) thinks “King of Comedy” is an actual comedy.

  • Saturday Night News with Brad Hall

    Acceptable narration of “The Day After”.

    Jim Belushi doesn’t want to debate on “The Day After”.

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus complains about the length of her segment.

    Mary Gross is fed up with holiday traditions.

    Jim Brown (Eddie Murphy) wants credit for Dirty Dozen run yardage.

  • Impersonation Tips

    Lewis gives pointers to Joe Piscopo and Eddie Murphy

  • Gusty

    Gusty (Jim Belushi) honors the whales with a song.

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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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