SNL Transcripts: Jason Alexander: 04/10/93


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  Season 18: Episode 17

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


April 10th, 1993

Jason Alexander

Peter Gabriel


Lorne Michaels

Warren Hutcherson
Clinton-Yeltsin SummitSummary: President Bill Clinton (Phil Hartman) makes an indecent proposal to Boris Yeltisn (Chris Farley) – $1.6 billion in foreign aid for one night with Naina Yeltsin (Julia Sweeney).

Recurring Characters: President Bill Clinton, George Stephanopolous.


Jason Alexander’s MonologueSummary: Broadway veteran Jason Alexander wants to put on an old-time showstopping musical number for the audience, but SNL’s low production values only allow him to hover from a string as the clouds fly past him.

Jiffy ExpressSummary: The couriers at Jiffy Express can backdate packages in order to shift the blame from lazy senders.

Note: Repeat from 10/24/92.

Woody Allen Fan ClubSummary: The members (Jason Alexander, Kevin Nealon, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Rob Smigel) of the Woody Allen Fan Club meet to discuss their idol’s personal trouble and legal mishaps.

Deep ThoughtsSummary: Jack Handey ponders the idea that laughter is the best medicine.


Hub’s GyrosSummary: A patron (Jason Alexander) wants more juice for his gyro, sparking intense interest from the staff at Hub’s Gyros.

Recurring Characters: Hub, Helios.


Peter Gabriel performs “Steam”

Weekend Update with Kevin NealonSummary: Bennett Brauer (Chris Farley) uses quotes-signs while describing his offbeat personality to the audience.

Recurring Characters: Bennett Brauer.

Food Union Break RoomSummary: Mark’s (Jason Alexander) quest to introduce a break room sanctuary to new hire Andy (Rob Schneider) proves fruitless, as their privacy is invaded by a customer (Julia Sweeney), their manager (Phil Hartman), and co-worker Canteen Boy (Adam Sandler).

Recurring Characters: Canteen Boy.


Deep ThoughtsSummary: Jack Handey expresses a single wish for when Earth is conquered by the Martians.


Mr. DeAngeloSummary: Mob boss Mr. DeAngelo (Jason Alexander) talks tough to Marcus (Tim Meadows), the punk who crossed him, when his henchmen (Phil Hartman, Kevin Nealon) hold him down, but the roles are reversed once the strongarms let go.

Ignorant ProposalSummary: In the black version of “Indecent Proposal”, the high stakes are lowered accordingly.

Recurring Characters: Billy Dee Williams, Eddie Murphy.

Deep ThoughtsSummary: Jack Handey ponders what frightens ants the most.

Tales of IronySummary: Three ironic tales bear little to no irony whatsoever.

Deep ThoughtsSummary: Jack Handey ponders the lifelessness of the desert.


Peter Gabriel performs “In Your Eyes”

Black Co-WorkersSummary: Jeff (Jason Alexander) runs into more and more trouble when he continually confuses his black co-workers for one another.



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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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