SNL Transcripts: Alec Baldwin: 02/22/97


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February 22nd, 1997

Alec Baldwin

Tina Turner

Howard Stern

  • Late Show with David Letterman

    Robert De Niro (Baldwin) enjoys Letterman’s (Norm MacDonald) on-air persona.

    Recurring Characters: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Robert De Niro.

  • Alec Baldwin’s Monologue

    Baldwin previews the behind-the-scenes action at SNL.

  • Roxbury Guys

    Third Roxbury Guy (Baldwin) more successful than buddies (Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan).

    Recurring Characters: Doug Butabi, Steve Butabi.

  • Mary Katherine Gallagher

    Tina Turner offers self-esteem advice to Mary Katherine Gallagher (Molly Shannon).

    Recurring Characters: Mary Katherine Gallagher.

  • The Quiet Storm

    “Champagne” Garnett (Tim Meadows) battles the station newsman (Baldwin).

    Recurring Characters: Chris “Champagne” Garnett.

  • TV Funhouse

    “Fun With Real Audio” turns Tom Snyder into a stalker during Dolly Parton interview.

  • The Gossip Show

    Julie Brown (Cheri Oteri) gossips further.

  • Weekend Update with Norm MacDonald

    Howard Stern discusses SNL censoring, and shows a clip from “Private Parts”.

  • Tina Turner performs “In Your Wildest Dreams”

  • Long Island Phone Sex

  • Yard Sale

    Reminiscing couple (Baldwin, Molly Shannon) unload sentimental items for pennies.

  • Wong & Owens, Ex-Porn Stars

    Wong (Jim Breuer) & Owens (Tracy Morgan) seek success in the corporate world.

    Recurring Characters: Don Wong, Reggie Owens.

  • Tina Turner performs “Proud Mary”

  • Bill Brasky’s Funeral

    Friends of Bill Brasky speak of his awe and wonder at his funeral.

    Recurring Characters: Friends of Bill Brasky.

  • Rain: The Miniseries

    Danger rainstorm is topic of new made-for-TV disaster epic.

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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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