Bobsledders

Bobsledders

…..Joe Piscopo
Bobsledder…..Robin Williams
Other Bobsledders…..Eddie Murphy, Jim Belushi


[ open with Olympic fanfare, pan down to Joe Piscopo reporting ]

Joe Piscopo: Hello again, everybody! Joe Piscopo, live, Saturday Night Sports! The big story! Winter Olympics! Skiing? Skating? Ice Dancing? What’s next, Olympic Snowman Building? The only real sport – bobsledding! Speed! Risk! Action! With me now – real men! Bobsledders!

[ three Bobsledders dressed in tight spandex enter ]

Joe Piscopo: Guys. Guys. You’re about to start your run, how do you feel, guys?

Bobsledders: Good, good, good! Real good!

Bobsledder: We’re confident, Joe, we’re ready to go, you know what I’m saying!

Joe Piscopo: Alright, they’re about to start the run. Good luck, guys.

[ the Bobsledders run off ]

Joe Piscopo: There they go, this sport.. is.. awesome! Let’s take a look!

[ show footage of bobsled zooming down the track, with sounds of the bobsledders screaming in fear ]

Voice of Bobsledders: Ahhhhhhhhh!!!! Mama!! Mama!! Mama!!

Joe Piscopo: So much for the Winter Olympics! This is Joe Piscopo! “Live, from New York, it’s Saturday Night!”

SNL Transcripts

Author: Don Roy King

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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