SNL Transcripts: John Goodman: 05/10/97


Air Date:


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Special Guests:

May 10th, 1997

John Goodman


Mike Myers

Jewel, “Who Will Save Your Soul?”

  • Oprah

    Anne Heche (Chris Kattan) abuses Ellen Degeneres (Mark McKinney) in front of Oprah (Tim Meadows).

    Recurring Characters: Oprah Winfrey.

  • John Goodman’s Monologue

    Extensive weight loss results in on-air confusion for Goodman.

  • Caribbean Essence Bath Oil

    (Repeat) See: 10/05/96.

  • Celebrity Jeopardy!

    Celebrities continue to fare poorly for their favorite charities.

    Recurring Characters: Alex Trebek, Phil Donahue, Burt Reynolds.

  • Talkin’ with Suel

    Talk show confusion, thanks to unintelligble Suel Forrestor (Chris Kattan).

    Recurring Characters: Suel Forrestor.

  • Good Samaritan Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy (Tim Meadows) performs a community service by saving a transvestite.

  • Delicious Dish

    Barbecue expert (Goodman) outlines tips for Margaret Jo (Ana Gasteyer) & Teri (Molly Shannon).

    Recurring Characters: Margaret Jo McCullen, Teri Rialto.

  • Weekend Update with Norm MacDonald

    Dominican Lou (Tracy Morgan) comments on

    Recurring Characters: Dominican Lou.

  • Jewel performs “Who Will Save Your Soul”

  • The Culps

    Marty (Will Ferrell) & Bobbie (Ana Gasteyer) perform a medley at school prom.

    Recurring Characters: Marty Culp, Bobbie Mohan-Culp.

  • Collette Reardon

    Overly-medicated Colette Reardon (Cheri Oteri) picks up prescriptions at pharmacy.

    Recurring Characters: Colette Reardon.

  • Jewel performs “You Were Meant For Me”
  • Bill Brasky

    Bill Brasky’s buddies talk big about him at kids’ softball game.

    Recurring Characters: Friends of Bill Brasky.

    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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