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 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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