SNL Transcripts: Leslie Nielsen: 02/18/89

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  Season 14: Episode 13

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February 18th, 1989

Leslie Nielsen

Cowboy Junkies


Kim Alexis

Beverly Johnson

Cheryl Tiegs

Bob Van Ry

Andy Murphy
Iran’s Most WantedRecurring Characters: Mephistopheles.


Leslie Nielsen’s MonologueBio: Leslie Nielsen (1926-). Actor; his older, more serious, films include: “Forbidden Planet” (1956), “The Poseidon Adventure” (1972); became synonymous with film comedies after being cast by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker to play a comic role straight in “Airplane!” (1980); collaborated with the same group to star in short-lived TV series “Police Squad” (1982), which begat the “The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!” (1988) film trilogy; later comic roles include President Harris in some of the “Scary Movie” films; also serves as president of the International Better Hearing Institute.

Neuburg’s Bleu Cheese CoolerNote: Repeat from: 88e.

Mr. Subliminal’s ApprenticeRecurring Characters: Mr. Subliminal.


Snap Decision

The Pat Stevens ShowRecurring Characters: Pat Stevens.

Bio: Kim Alexis (1960-). Model/actress; 1984 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model.

Bio: Beverly Johnson (1952-). Model; one of the first black models, and the first to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine in 1974.

Bio: Cheryl Tiegs (1947-). Model; considered one of the first supermodels; featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in 1970, 1975, 1983.

Cowboy Junkies perform “Sweet Jane”Bio: Country/alternative rock band; members: Michael Timmins, Alan Anton, Peter Timmins, Margo Timmins.

Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

The 1960’s Movie


Cowboy Junkies perform “Misguided Angel”

Saying The Wrong Things

Wayne’s WorldRecurring Characters: Wayne Campbell, Garth Algar, Nancy Simmons, Beev Algar.



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This episode aired the day my brother tim was born.