SNL Transcripts: Melanie Griffith: 12/17/88


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  Season 14: Episode 9

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December 17th, 1988

Melanie Griffith

Little Feat


Don Johnson

Tom Davis

Marc Shaiman
Church Lady on Christmas EveRecurring Characters: Church Lady, Mesphistopheles.


Melanie Griffith’s MonologueBio: Melanie Griffith (1957-). Actress; daughter of Hitchcock actress Tippi Hedren; films include: “Body Double” (1984), “Working Girl” (1988); married to actor Don Johnson, 1976, 1989-96; married to actor Steven Bauer, 1981-87; married to actor Antonio Banderas since 1996.

First Guardian MetroCard

Miss Self-Esteem USA Pageant

CIA Christmas Party

Community ChapstickSummary: On a cold, blustery day, every disgusting person in town requests to borrow an uptight man’s (Dana Carvey) chapstick.

Little Feat performs “Let It Roll”Bio: Country rock and roll band, originally formed in 1969 by Lowell George and Bill Payne; band broke up upon George’s death in 1979, but reformed in 1989 with former Pure Prairie League founder, Craig Fuller, as their new frontman; other members include: Fred Tackett, Paul Barrere, Richie Hayward, Kenny Gradney, Sam Clayton.

Weekend Update with Dennis MillerRecurring Characters: Dennis Miller.

Sweeney SistersRecurring Characters: Candy Sweeney, Liz Sweeney.

“Love Is A Dream”Transcript

Little Feat performs “Hate To Lose Your Lovin'”

Misreading Signals

Season’s GreetingsSummary: Tonto, Tarzan & Frankenstein performs “Deck The Halls”

Recurring Characters: Tonto, Tarzan, Frankenstein.


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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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