SNL Transcripts: Tom Hanks: 02/17/90: Black History Moment



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Black History Moment

Andy Rooney … Phil Hartman

Don Pardo V/O: [over a graphic that reads: BLACKHISTORY MOMENT] NBC is proud to present another BlackHistory Moment. And now … Andy Rooney.

[Dissolve to elderly, gray-haired Andy Rooney, seatedat the desk in his cluttered office, addressing thecamera.]

Andy Rooney: February’s Black History Month in thisgreat multicultural nation of ours. I think I knowjust a little bit about history because, at themoment, I AM history. But did you know that GeorgeWashington Carver, a black man, introduced thecultivation of peanuts to America? He also inventedpeanut butter. He was a wonderful man. And did youever notice how peanut butter tastes better on darkbread? Dark beer is better, too. And black bean soupis much better than white bean. Dark is just better.And black is best. I’m Andy Rooney and I like blackpeople. I really do. … It’s fags I hate.

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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