SNL Transcripts: William Shatner: 12/20/86


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December 20th, 1986

William Shatner

Lone Justice

Griffin Dunne

Buster Poindexter

  • The Mute Marine

    Ollie North has little to say during marine hymn.

  • William Shatner’s Monologue

    Shatner jokes about the Star Trek conventions.

  • Star Trek Convention

    Shatner tells loser Trekkies to “get a life!”

  • Sweeney Sisters

    Liz (Nora Dunn) sings medley for her fiance (Shatner).

    Recurring Characters: Candy Sweeney, Liz Sweeney.

  • T.J. Hooker

    T.J. (Shatner) is Little Blue Riding Hood during car chase.

  • Lone Justice performs “Shelter”

  • Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

    Al Franken experiences phantom pains while describing Reagan’s prostate surgery.

  • Star Trek V, The Restaurant Enterprise

    Captain Kirk (Shatner) and company open restaurant in space.

  • Mirror, Mirror

    Husband (Shatner) can’t get enough of his physique in the mirror.

  • Kevin Nealon’s Classic Christmas Experience

    Kevin recalls Christmas cliches and disasters.

  • Lost Ending to “It’s A Wonderful Life”

    Mr. Potter (Jon Lovitz) gets his comeuppance in the end.

  • Lone Justice performs “I Found Love”

  • “Frankie Toussaint”

  • Buster Poindexter performs “Zat You, Santa?”

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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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