SNL Transcripts: John Goodman: 04/10/99


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  Season 24: Episode 17

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April 10th, 1999

John Goodman

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers


Tina Fey

Paula Pell

Lorne Michaels
A Message From the President of the United StatesSummary: After getting in trouble for saying something truthful for once, President Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond) announces he’ll go back to lying in the future.

Recurring Characters: President Bill Clinton.



John Goodman’s MonologueSummary: John Goodman tries to convince the audience that, despite the name recognition, tonight’s show is not a rerun.


Adult Literacy ProgramSummary: 50-year old Arthur Dugan (John Goodman) may be illiterate, but he still “rules the school.”


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Wrap It Up

Hello DollyRecurring Characters: Deana Nolan-Gray.

Weekend Update with Colin QuinnSummary: Tracy Morgan comment on the FUBU clothing line for black people. Collette Reardon (Cheri Oteri) comments on prescription drug use.

Recurring Characters: Collette Reardon.


Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers perform “Swingin'”

Springtime SantaRecurring Characters: Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus.

Happy Smile PatrolSummary: Pre-recorded children’s program is continuously interrupted by breaking news of a crime spree performed by its stars (Cheri Oteri, John Goodman, Will Ferrell) the night before.


VH1: Behind the MusicSummary: Bun E. Carlos (Horatio Sanz).

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers perform “Room At The Top”

Cathouse Computer SystemSummary: A john (John Goodman) at a whorehouse is embarrassed by the installation of their new computer system.



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Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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