SNL Transcripts: John Malkovich: 01/21/89


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  Season 14: Episode 10

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January 21st, 1989

John Malkovich

Anita Baker



Christine Zander

Tom Davis
Bush’s Super Bowl CallRecurring Characters: President George Bush, Ronald Reagan, Marv Albert.


John Malkovich’s MonologueBio: John Malkovich (1953-). Actor; films include: “Places in the Heart” (1984), “Dangerous Liaisons” (1988), “Of Mice and Men” (1992), “In the Line of Fire” (1993), and “Being John Malkovich” (1999).

Also Hosted: 93d.

First Citiwide Change Bank ISummary: Bank representative Paul McElroy (Jim Downey) explains the process by which First Citiwide is able to distribute nothing but loose change.

Repeat from: 88a.

Nancy Reagan Leaves The White HouseRecurring Characters: Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan.

First Citiwide Change Bank IISummary: More testimonials from customers who were glad to be able to acquire exact change when they needed it most.

Repeat from: 88a.

AttitudesRecurring Characters: Linda Dano, Nancy Glass.

Gary Busey Motorcycle HelmetsRecurring Characters: Gary Busey.

Anita Baker performs “Giving You The Best That I Got”First Performed: 86p.

Mocking Lord EdmundSummary: Snooty Lord Edmund (John Malkovich) accuses his servants of mocking him behind his back.


Weekend Update with Dennis MillerRecurring Characters: Dan Quayle, Sandra Day O’Connor, Marilyn Quayle.

California Condor

Anita Baker performs “Just Because”

Johnny Canal

Tony TrailerRecurring Characters: Tony Trailer.


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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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