SNL Transcripts: Brendan Fraser: 10/18/97


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  Season 23: Episode 3

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October 18th, 1997

Brendan Fraser



Eric Dickerson
Janet Reno’s FantasySummary: Alone in her bedroom, emotionally-disturbed Janet Reno (Will Ferrell) fantasizes about President Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond).

Recurring Characters: Janet Reno, President Bill Clinton, John Conyers.



Brendan Fraser’s MonologueSummary: Brendan Fraser tells the audience all the things he likes.

Bio: Brendan Fraser (1968-). Actor; films include: “Twenty Bucks” (1993), “Airheads” (1994), “George of the Jungle” (1997), “The Mummy” (1999).

Also Hosts: 98m.

Cameos: 00a.


Lemon GlowSummary: The illuminating floor cleaner provides a renewed life for a suburban housewife (Molly Shannon) who used to live the wild life.


Xena: Warrior PrincessSummary: Hints of lesbianism arise for Xena (Molly Shannon) during her sword battle with Erstwina (Brendan Fraser).


IssuesSummary: Stoners Jeffrey Kaufman (Jim Brueur) and his buddy (Brendan Fraser) can’t control their laughter while interviewing a community leader (Ana Gasteyer).

Recurring Characters: Jeffrey Kaufman.


Delicious DishSummary: Gourd expert Cameron Ross (Brendan Fraser) talks squash with Margaret Jo McCullin (Ana Gasteyer) and Teri Rialto (Molly Shannon).

Recurring Characters: Margaret Jo McCullin, Teri Rialto.

The Go-LordsSummary: The Go-Lords save a stolen nuclear warhead from Bill Gates.

Monday Night FootballSummary: Frank Gifford (Darrell Hammond) can’t keep his personal strife at home out of game commentary.

Recurring Characters: Frank Gifford, Al Michaels.

Bio: Eric Dickerson (1960-). Athlete; was a professional running back for the NFL teams Los Angeles Rams (1983-87), Indianapolis Colts (1987-91), Los Angeles Raiders (1992), and Atlanta Falcons (1993).


Collette ReardonSummary: Collette Reardon (Cheri Oteri) again bothers a pharmacist (Brendan Fraser) to fill her abnormally large prescription order.

Recurring Characters: Collette Reardon.

Weekend Update with Norm MacDonaldRecurring Characters: Harry Caray.


Björk performs “Bachelorette”Bio: Björk (1965-). Icelandic singer-songwriter; member of The Sugarcubes, 1986-92; released her debut solo album in 1993.

Also Performs: 06r.

BiographySummary: Jack Perkins (Darrell Hammond) profiles the life of rocker Courtney Love (Molly Shannon) on his 500th show.

Recurring Characters: Jack Perkins, Courtney Love.

MangoSummary: While at a male strip club against his own will, family man John Richardson (Brendan Fraser) falls under the spell of the enigmatic dancer known only as Mango (Chris Kattan).

Recurring Characters: Mango.

The Shark ChannelSummary: All-shark programming all the time.


Buddy SongsSummary: The cast is creeped out by Brendan Fraser’s too-close friendship with Will Ferrell.


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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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