SNL Transcripts: Jon Lovitz: 11/08/97

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  Season 23: Episode 5

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November 8th, 1997

Jon Lovitz

Jane’s Addiction


Dana Carvey
Controlling the AirwavesSummary: Media mogels take turns interrupting a speech by President Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond) so they can pursue their own agendas.

Recurring Characters: Bill Gates, Ted Turner, Bill Clinton.



Jon Lovitz’s MonologueSummary: An ego-driven Jon Lovitz performs a piece from his one-man show.


Dunkin DonutsSummary: Before he retires, Dunkin Donuts commercial actor Michael Vale (Jon Lovitz) brings an abrupt closure to his character.


Larry King’s Wedding ReceptionSummary: A slew of celebrities roast Larry King (Norm MacDonald) at his latest wedding reception.

Recurring Characters: Ted Turner, Larry King, Al Pacino, Ross Perot.


A Year With JewelSummary: David Sobel (Jon Lovitz) regrets winning a year in the Alaskan wildnerness with pop singer Jewel (Ana Gasteyer).

Recurring Characters: Jewel, Missy Elliot.

TV FunhouseSummary: Rob Smigel’s “Fun With Real Audio” showcases President Bill Clinton’s liabilities during a speech.

The Ladies ManSummary: Leon Phelps (Tim Meadows) answers more sex queries from his viewers.

Recurring Characters: Leon Phelps, Montel.

Weekend Update with Norm MacDonaldSummary: Pathological liar Tommy Flanagan (Jon Lovitz) gives an update on what he’s been up to since his last appearance on “SNL”.

Recurring Characters: Tommy Flanagan.


Jane’s Addiction performs “Jane Says”Bio: Alternative rock band; the group originally formed in 1985, and broke up in 1991; the band reformed briefly in 1997, prior to their 2001 reunion tour; members: Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Flea (replacing Eric Avery), Stephen Perkins.

The Late Show with David LettermanSummary: Marv Albert (Jon Lovitz) shows off his raunchy home video clips to David Letterman (Norm MacDonald).

Recurring Characters: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Marv Albert.

The Lost Deep ThoughtsSummary: Jack Handey comments on the biggest secret held by a mountain.


Colin Quinn Explains The New York TimesSummary: Colin Quinn employs stand-up to help make sense of New York Times headlines for the common reader.


The Robin Byrd ShowSummary: Ron Jeremy (Jon Lovitz) discusses the adult film industry with Robin Byrd (Cheri Oteri).

Recurring Characters: Robin Byrd, Ron Jeremy, Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds.

Set Our Nanny FreeSummary: Musical artists band together for the release of au pair Louise Woodward.

Recurring Characters: The Spice Girls, Elton John, George Michael, Elvis Costello, Sarah Ferguson.


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