SNL Transcripts: John Lithgow: 04/11/87


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April 11th, 1987

John Lithgow

Anita Baker

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Anita Baker, “Sweet Love”

  • Stupid Marines

    Dumb Marines (Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey) bring spies to the U.S. Embassy.

  • John Lithgow’s Monologue

    Lithgow’s upset when a boom mike mars episode’s Benchley Award effort.

  • Laramie Vice

    Vice squad (Lithgow, Kevin Nealon) solve crimes in Wild West Wyoming.

  • Dwight Henderson, World’s Meanest Methodist Minister

    Reverand Dwight Henderson (Lithgow) is the world’s meanest methodist minister.

  • The Pat Stevens Show

    Pat Stevens (Nora Dunn) consider Halston (Phil Hartman) to be a has-been.

    Recurring Characters: Pat Stevens.

  • Anita Baker performs “Sweet Love”

  • Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

    Kevin Nealon strays off-topic during commentary on abortion.

    A. Whitney Brown delivers Big Picture commentary on surrogate motherhood.

  • Master Thespian

    Baudelaire (Lithgow) teaches Master Thespian (Jon Lovitz) how to replace Olivier.

    Recurring Characters: Master Thespian, Baudelaire.

  • Discover

    Peter Graves (Phil Hartman) doesn’t grasp importance of bacteria slides.

    Recurring Characters: Peter Graves.

  • Transatlantic Cab Ride

    New York to San Francisco cab ride only takes driver (Lithgow) less than nine minutes.

  • Anita Baker performs “Same Ole Love”

  • The Golden Days of Television

    Boxing loser (Lithgow) is motivated to beat up rich boy (Dana Carvey).

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