The Three Amigos


The Three Amigos

…..Chevy Chase
…..Martin Short
…..Steve Martin


[ Chevy Chase, Martin Short and Steve Martin walk onto the stage; Martin and Steve are dressed in tuxedos, but Chevy appears in his old “Three Amgigos” costume, alarmed to discover he’s the only one ]

Chevy Chase: Wait a minute. Didn’t we have a conference call and discuss this, where we were all gonna wear the Amigo costumes?

Martin Short: No, no. Remember, we talked about it and we decided it would seem very desperate and sad.

Chevy Chase: I mean, does it seem desperate and sad? I –

Steve Martin: [ shakes head ]

Martin Short: Yes. Frighteningly sad. Anyway! Let’s get on with it, shall we? I think what the audience really wants to see is the salute!

Chevy Chase: Oh, yea-eah! Okay! Now, we’re talking! [ gives the “Three Amigos” salute ]

Steve Martin: I think what Marty meant was the salute to the first five years.

Chevy Chase: The first five years? Oh. Good idea. Let’s watch this.

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Author: Don Roy King

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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