SNL Transcripts: Jesse Jackson: 10/20/84


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October 20th, 1984

Jesse Jackson

Andrae Crouch

Wintley Phipps


  • Godfather Sammy

    Recurring Characters: Sammy Davis, Jr.

  • Jesse Jackson’s Monologue

  • You Know What I Hate?

    Recurring Characters: Willie, Frankie.

  • The Question is Moot!

  • Refrigerator Magnets

  • Just Kidding!

  • Ed Grimley

    Recurring Characters: Ed Grimley.

  • Tippi Turtle

  • Wrong Voice, Right Face

  • Control Room

  • Saturday Night News with Jesse Jackson

  • Andrae Crouch performs “Right Now”

  • Jesse’s Love Jones

  • Rich Hall’s Election Report

  • Soap Opera Digest Awards

    Recurring Characters: Mr. Blackwell.

  • Not in the Rainbow Coalition

  • Wintley Phipps performs “Tell Me Again”

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    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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