December 19th, 1987
Sen. Paul Simon
Jesus’ Surprise Party
Paul Simon’s MonologueSummary: Confusion arises over whether Paul Simon the singer is hosting tonight’s show, or Paul Simon the senator.
First Hosted: 75b.
Bio: Sen. Paul Simon (1928-2003). Politician; served in U.S. House of Representatives, 1975-85; Illinois State Senator, 1985-97.
Gary Hart AdSummary: Gary Hart’s effect on women makes him too hard for them to get him out of their mind.
Note: Repeat from: 87a.
Desert Island ChristmasSummary: Being stranded on a desert island hasn’t stopped a woman (Victoria Jackson) from bestowing lavish gifts upon her boyfriend (Paul Simon) at Christmastime.
Master Thespian As Santa ClausRecurring Characters: Master Thespian.
Linda Ronstadt & The Mariachi Vargas performs “Los Laureles” & “La Cigarra”First Performed: 78s.
Bio: Mariachi Vargas. In its original form, the group was founded by Gaspar Vargas in Tecalitlán, Jalisco, Mexico in 1898.
Weekend Update with Dennis MillerRecurring Characters: Dennis Miller.
Sweeney SistersRecurring Characters: Candy Sweeney, Liz Sweeney.
Succinctly SpeakingRecurring Characters: Tonto, Tarzan, Frankenstein.
Tonto, Tarzan, Frankenstein sing “Away in a Manger”
Paul Simon & Linda Ronstadt perform “Under African Skies”
Truck Stop Reflections
A Message From Jon Lovitz