Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 13: Episode 4
November 14th, 1987
The Rolling Paper Chase
Robert Mitchum’s MonologueSummary: Robert Mitchum explains that hosting “Saturday Night Live” is practically the only thing he has left to accomplish in his lengthy acting career.
Bio: Robert Mitchum (1917-97). Actor; one of the biggest stars of the film noir style; notable films include: “Out of the Past” (1947), “The Night of the Hunter” (1955), “Thunder Road” (1958), “Cape Fear” (1962); also released a calypso album in 1957, as well as a country album in 1967.
CompulsionSummary: In a spoof of Calvin Klein perfume ads, an obsessive-compulsive woman (Jan Hooks) continuously cleans amidst her surroundings.
Death Be Not DeadlySummary: Private eye Phillip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) annoys his clients whenever he interrupts their conversation to narrate the scene for the audience.
The Mountain ManTranscript
Simply Red performs “The Right Thing”Bio: English pop band; lead singer: Mick Hucknall.
Weekend Update with Dennis Miller
Sweeney SistersRecurring Characters: Candy Sweeney, Liz Sweeney.
“Out of Gas”Bio: Jane Greer (1924-2001). Actress; former teen model; started in show business as a big band singer, briefly married to bandleader Rudy Valleep; co-starred with Robert Mitchum in “Out of the Past” (1947).
Bio: Bentley Mitchum (1967-). Actor; grandson of actor Robert Mitchum; bit parts in TV and films include Brian Cooper in “The Wonder Years”.
BeautyBathRecurring Characters: Corazon Aquinos.
Simply Red performs “Suffer”
Story of the Jewel