Clinton Inaugural Gala


Clinton Inaugural Gala

Barbra Streisand…..Mike Myers
Whoopi Goldberg…..Ellen Cleghorne
President Bill Clinton…..Phil Hartman
Hillary Clinton…..Jan Hooks
Chelsea Clinton…..Julia Sweeney

[ open on the Clinton Inaugural Gala, Barbra Streisand finishing the song “People”. ]

Whoopi Goldberg: Barbra Streisand, ladies and gentlemen! Yeah! give it up! This is so nice – this is all for you, Mr. President! Inauguration! Now it’s a new beginning, because it’s like, Bush – he didn’t know, because we was saying, “The people are hungry!” and he was saying, “Barbera, where’s the dog?” You dig, you know? Alright! now, we got a psecial surprise for you – all the way from.. well, I don’t know where she come from, but you know the sister is bad! And she’s here tonight, for you! Ladies and gentlemen, Madonna!

Madonna: Mr. President.. this is for you. [ whispers in song ] “Happy.. Inauguration.. to you.”

[ Clinton claps wildly ] “Happy.. Inauguration.. to you.”

[ Hillary fumes ]“Happy Inauguration, Mr.. Pwesident.”

[ Clinton has a huge smile on his face; Hillary is angry, Chelsea is confused ] “Happy.. Inauguration.. to you.”

[ Clinton and Hillary are now fighting over the personal tribute ]

“How.. old.. are.. you now?”

[ Clinton smiles, as Hillary fumes some more ]

“How.. old.. are.. you now?”

[ Hillary gets up to leave, as Clinton persuades her to stay ]

“How.. old.. are.. you, Mr.. Pwesident?”

[ Clinton holds Hillary in his arms, while giving the “Call Me!” signal to Madonna ]

“How.. old.. are.. you now?”

[ audience gives a standing ovation ] [ Clinton gives Madonna the “Call Me!” signal again, but she shakes hr fingers “No, no”, and acknowledges Chelsea instead, who is pleasantly surprised by the outcome ]

Madonna: “Live, from New York, it’s Saturday Night!

SNL Transcripts

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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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