SNL Transcripts: Dana Carvey: 10/26/96


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  Season 22: Episode 4

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October 26th, 1996

Dana Carvey

Dr. Dre


Larry King LiveSummary: Larry King (Will Ferrell) moderates a no-holds-barred debate between Ross Perot (Dana Carvey) and other third-party candidates.

Recurring Characters: Larry King, Ross Perot.


Dana Carvey’s MonologueSummary: Dana Carvey and his recurring characters like to be these people for you.

Recurring Characters: Arianna.


Hey, Remember The 80’sSummary: George Michaels (Dana Carvey) waxes 1980’s nostalgia with Goat Boy (Jim Breuer).

Recurring Characters: Goat Boy, George Michaels, Joseph Hazelwood.

The Barbara Walters SpecialSummary: Barbara Walters (Cheri Oteri) and Elizabeth Dole (Ana Gasteyer) get chummy over the course of their interview.

Recurring Characters: Barbara Walters, Elizabeth Dole.

Tom Brokaw Pre-TapesSummary: Before heading out for a winterlong vacation, Tom Brokaw (Dana Carvey) records various versions of the potential death announcement for former President Gerald R. Ford.

Recurring Characters: Tom Brokaw.


Weekend Update with Norm MacDonaldSummary: Joe Blow (Colin Quinn) recalls scenes from Yankee Stadium.

Recurring Characters: Joe Blow.

Dr. Dre performs “Been There Done That”

Church ChatSummary: Church Lady (Dana Carvey) riles up O.J. Simpson (Tim Meadows) and Madonna (Molly Shannon).

Recurring Characters: Church Lady, O.J. Simpson, Madonna.

Bob Dole’s Time TunnelSummary: Bob Dole (Norm MacDonald) travels through time in order to stop a young Bill Clinton (Dana Carvey) from ever entering politics.

Recurring Characters: Bob Dole, Bill Clinton.

Rita DelvecchioSummary: Rita (Cheri Oteri) deals with pranksters and trick-or-treaters in her front yard.

Recurring Characters: Rita Delvecchio.

Phil Donahue & Johnny Carson: The Retirement YearsSummary: Johnny Carson (Dana Carvey) snickers over Phil Donahue’s (Darrell Hammond) lost keys dilemma.

Recurring Characters: Phil Donahue, Johnny Carson.


Russell & TateSummary: Thugs Russell (Tim Meadows) and Tate (Tracy Morgan) use their legal skills to get your money.

Recurring Characters: Russell, Tate.



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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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1 year ago

I wish I could find a video of Bob Dole’s Time Tunnel. This sketch has stayed with me since I saw it.

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