SNL Transcripts: Wayne Gretzky: 05/13/89


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  Season 14: Episode 18

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May 13th, 1989

Wayne Gretzky

Fine Young Cannibals


Janet Jones

Tom Davis

Andy Murphy

Conan O’Brien
Carter In PanamaRecurring Characters: Jimmy Carter.


Wayne Gretzky’s MonologueBio: Wayne Gretzky (1961-). Athlete; National Hockey League player for the Edmonton Oilers (1979-88), the Los Angeles Kings (1988-96), the St. Louis Blues (1996), and the New York Rangers (1996-99); nicknamed “The Great One”, he was awarded the NHL’s Most Valuable Player award eight seasons in a row.

Sleepytime Rat ControlNote: Repeat from: 88l.

Fishing With the Anal-Retentive SportsmanRecurring Characters: Anal-Retentive Gene.

Wayne’s WorldRecurring Characters: Wayne Campbell, Garth Algar.

This Week with David BrinkleyRecurring Characters: David Brinkley, George F. Will, Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson.

Fine Young Cannibals perform “She Drives Me Crazy”Bio: British band, comprised of former members of The Beat; members: Roland Gift, David Steele, Andy Cox.

Weekend Update with Dennis Miller

Celebrity Hockey IdeasRecurring Characters: John Travolta, Brigitte Nielsen, Jack Nicholson, Bette Davis, Tina Yothers, Sylvester Stallone, Howie Mandel, George Hamilton.

Point Blank

Fine Young Cannibals perform “Good Thing”

Waikiki HockeyTranscript


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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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