…..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

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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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