Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 14: Episode 4
November 5th, 1988
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
Morton Downey, Jr.
Matthew Moddine’s MonologueBio: Matthew Modine (1959-). Actor; film highlights include: “Private School” (1983), “Full Metal Jacket” (1987), “Memphis Belle” (1990).
The Republican Party
Church ChatRecurring Characters: Church Lady.
Bio: Morton Downey, Jr. (1932-2001). Talk show host; as host of “The Morton Downry Jr. Show” (1987-89), he pioneered the “trash TV” format still rampant in daytime programming today; died of lung cancer in 2001.
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians perform “What I Am”Bio: Alternative rock/folk group, since 1985; members: Edie Brickell, Brandon Aly, John Bush, Brad Houser, Kenny Withrow.
Also Performed: 90h.
Weekend Update with Dennis MillerRecurring Characters: Dennis Miller.
Dukakis After DarkRecurring Characters: Michael Dukakis, Lloyd Bentsen, Kitty Dukakis, Ted Kennedy, Donna Rice, Joan Baez, Jimmy Carter.
Win, Lose Or TieRecurring Characters: Bert Convy, Burt Reynolds.
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians perform “Little Miss S”
Lenny & Two SammiesRecurring Characters: Sammy, Sammy.