SNL Transcripts: Kathleen Turner: 10/21/89


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  Season 15: Episode 3

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


October 21st, 1989

Kathleen Turner

Billy Joel


Christine Zander

Conan O’Brien

Joe Dicso
The Miracle Of Fatima ’89


Kathleen Turner’s Monologue

Plug AwayRecurring Characters: Harvey Fierstein, John Travolta, Lee Iacocca.

Die Squaren Ost Berliner


Billy Joel performs “We Didn’t Start The Fire”Also Performed: 77k, 93d

Weekend Update with Dennis MillerSummary: One man mobile uplink unit Al Franken broadcasts live from a NYC crackhouse. Phil Hartman delivers the George Steinbrenner Health Watch report. A. Whitney Brown delivers a Big Picture commentary on the San Francisco earthquake.

Recurring Characters: Mr. Subliminal.

The EggmanTranscript

Lank Thompson’s “I’m A Handsome Man”Recurring Characters: Lank Thompson.


All About Deborah NorvilleRecurring Characters: Jane Pauley, Gene Shalit.

Billy Joel performs “Downeaster Alexa”

Average Blind Date

Maxwell HouseNote: Another props gaffe, as Jon Lovitz’s fake stomach comes loose as he dances.

Recurring Characters: Linda Ellerbee, Willard Scott.


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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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