SNL Transcripts: Don Rickles: 01/28/84: Late Night 2nd Anniversary


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Late Night 2nd Anniversary

David Letterman…..Joe Piscopo
Pee-Wee Herman…..Mary Gross

[ Fade in on center stage: David Letterman stands with his gapped-tooth grin ]

David Letterman: Hi folks-ah, my name is-ah, David-ah uh-Letterman-ah … [ applause ] … uhh, no no, uh, no no, it’s-ah, it’s time-ah once again-ah, ladies and-ah gentlemen-ah, for me to promote my second anniversary special coming up a week from tonight in this very time slot, I will show you just how silly and amusing-ah, television-ah really ah-can be-ahh. And here to tell ya about it is the mildly annoying-ah, Pee-Wee Herman-ah.

[ Applause as Pee-Wee emerges, with his trademark laugh and other mannerisms ]

Pee-Wee Herman: Hi, Mr. Letterman! Ha ha! [ Letterman giggles ] Okay, well ahhh, I think your special could be really good, aahhh-I’m gonna bring a whole bunch of toys, li-like, uhh, like this one, this is a little Johnny Carson doll, y’see, [ holds it up ] it, it’s your boss, rrrrgh! Huh hah! Yeah, yeah, like he tells you what to do and he makes a lot more money than you do and all … huh hah! Yeah. N’stuff.

David Letterman: Pee-Wee Herman, ladies and gentlemen-ah. Thank you, Pee-Wee.

Pee-Wee Herman: Yeah, huh hah! [ Exits ]

David Letterman: [ continuing ] Tune in next week for-ah all the neato hijinks on Late Night’s second anniversary special. My-ah, oh my-ah. Good night, folks-ah. [ giggles ] [ Applause, fade to bumper ]

Submitted by: G. Gomez

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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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