SNL Transcripts: Willie Nelson: 02/21/87

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February 21st, 1987

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Danny DeVito

Willie Nelson, “Blue Eyes”

  • Afterlifestyles of the Rich & Famous

    Robin Leach (Dana Carvey) interviews Liberace (Phil Hartman) in Heaven.

    Recurring Characters: Mephistopheles.

  • Willie Nelson Sings “Nightlife”

  • General Dynamics

    (Repeat) See: 10/11/86.

  • Great Moments in the History of White Trash I

    Party girl Audra Foley (Jan Hooks) is profiled.

  • Police Wire

    Mobsters set up DeAngelo (Danny DeVito) as he tries to snitch on them.

  • Great Moments in the History of White Trash II

    Welfare cheat Clinton Johnson (Kevin Nealon) is profiled.

  • Church Chat

    Danny DeVito plugs “Tin Men”, Nelson duet with Church Lady (Dana Carvey).

    Recurring Characters: Church Lady.

  • Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

    Victoria Jackson performs handstand to review “Amerika”.

    A. Whitney Brown’s Big Picture observes China’s overpopulation.

  • Redneck Tanning Parlor

    Southerners redden their necks the new-fashioned way.

  • Willie Nelson performs “Partners After All”

  • Great Moments in the History of White Trash II
  • Pathological Liar

    Tommy Flanagan (Jon Lovitz) chats with Nelson in a bar,
    Recurring Characters: Tommy Flanagan.

  • Willie Nelson & Victoria Jackson perform “The Boyfriend Song”

  • Truck Stop

    Eddie Frank (Nelson) tries to woo truck stop waitress Anita (Jan Hooks),

  • Willie Nelson performs “Blue Eyes”

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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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