SNL Transcripts: Danny DeVito: 12/05/87

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  Season 13: Episode 6

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December 5th, 1987

Danny DeVito

Bryan Ferry


G.E. Smith

Cheryl Hardwick

Rhea Perlman
Reagan-GorbachevSummary: President Ronald Reagan (Phil Hartman) shows movie-related landmarks to Mikhail Gorbachev (Danny DeVito).

Recurring Characters: President Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev.



Danny DeVito’s MonologueFirst Hosted: 81s.

Summary: Danny DeVito shows off his high school yearbook to prove that he and Bruce Springsteen went to school together.

Handi-OffSummary: Office employee Sheila (Victoria Jackson) seeks a product that will resolve the problem she faces by having extra digits.


At The MoviesSummary: Gene Siskel (Kevin Nealon) and Roger Ebert (Phil Hartman) review Christmas porno films.

Recurring Characters: Roger Ebert.

Church ChatSummary: The Church Lady (Dana Carvey) talks to Danny DeVito about his so-called new “family friendly” movie, “Throw Momma From the Train”, then invites him to sing “Here Comes Santa Claus” while she performs a drum solo.

Recurring Characters: Church Lady.


Bryan Ferry performs “The Right Stuff”Bio: Bryan Ferry (1945-). Singer-songwriter; lead vocalist for Roxy Music; briefly dated Jerry Hall in the 1970’s.

Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

The Jungle RoomSummary: Nancy Maloney (Victoria Jackson) will finally sing at Eddie Spimozo’s (Jon Lovitz) Jungle Room.

Recurring Characters: Eddie Spimozo, Charlie Loomis, Nancy Maloney.

White Trash Appraiser

Ann Landers’ PlayhouseRecurring Characters: Ann Landers.

Bryan Ferry performs “Kiss & Tell”

The DoormanSummary: A tenant (Phil Hartman) and his doorman (Danny DeVito) fail to accurately recall events since knowing one another.


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