SNL Transcripts: Glossary of Appearances on Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Glossary of Appearances on Saturday Night Live
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(1937-) Actress; Oscar-nominated performance in “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” (1969); mother of actress Jennifer Grant, by way of short-lived marriage to film legend Cary Grant.
Hearing Test: Teacher
The Affair: Wife
Bathwater Of The Stars: Cindy Cleavage
Johnny Angel: Teenager
(1962-) Comedian; auditioned to join cast of SNL in 1995, beat out by Will Ferrell; married to short-term SNL cast member Nancy Walls since 1995; voiced superhero Gary in the Ambiguously Gay Duo” cartoons on short-lived “Dana Carvey Show”, 1996, and SNL, 1996-2002; correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”, 1999-2001; star of the American version of “The Office” since 2005.
Jet Blue Flight #292: Larry
Variety Vault: Lucas Lundford
Debbie Downer: Bob Bummer
(1937-) SNL’s first-ever host; performed “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television” routine on 1972 comedy album, Class Clown.
The Joe Franklin Show: Dan Halloran
Saturday Night News with George Carlin
Ted’s Book of World Records
Model; while girlfriend to Chevy Chase, appeared infrequently on SNL in scenes with him; married Chase in 1976, divorced in 1980.
Sketches:New Dad: Mom
(1930-98) Jazz musician; studied piano at the Detroit Conservatory of Music; nicknamed “Betty Bebop” by Lionel Hampton; didn’t gain public notice until teaming with Ray Charles in 1961; won her first Grammy Award in 1988.
(1936-) Stand-up comedian; former writer/talent coordinator for “The Tonight Show with Jack Parr”; hosted “The Dick Cavett Show, from 1969-75.
Dick Cavett School of Auto Refinishing & Upholstery
Dick Cavett School of Hydroplane Operation
Dick Cavett Lookalike Contest
Looks at Books: Nebraska Pimp
(1943-) SNL’s first breakout star; formerly performed in Ken Shapiro’s Channel One, also worked with John Belushi in Lemmings; met Lorne Michaels while standing in line to see “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”, hired on a writer’s contract but begged to be a performer, also; performed recurring signature pratfall as the show’s cold opening; created long-running Weekend Update segment as a way to say whatever he wanted about the news; left SNL early in the second season, ostensibly so he could move to California to marry girlfriend, Jacqueline Carlin, whom he was divorced from by 1980; came back to host SNL more than any other alumni, until he was banned from hosting duties in 1997 for berating cast members over the years during his return visits; continued to make cameo appearances; films include “Foul Play” (1978), “Caddyshack” (1980), “National Lampoon’s Vacation” (1983), and “Fletch” (1985).
Cast Member:1975-1976 ·76a ·76b ·76c ·76d ·76e ·76f
Host:77k ·79j ·82a ·85b ·86f ·91k ·95b ·96m
Cameo:76g ·76h ·76i ·76u ·76v ·80m ·89o ·96h
97d ·98n ·01b
Weekend Update with Chevy Chase
The President of the United States: President Gerald R. Ford
Jaws II: Land Shark
Greg Allman’s Love Life
A Message From President Ford
Jaws III: Land Shark
Weekend Update with Chevy Chase
Christmas EVe at the White House: President Gerald R. Ford
The Dead String Quartet: Celloist
(1944-) Actress; sought acting career as an act of rebellion against her rich roots; first role was in a 1966 student movie directed by then-boyfriend, Brian DePalma; met and fell in love with Al Pacino while a part of Boston’s Charles Street Repertory Theater in the late 1960’s; starred as Betty Grable in biopic “Gable & Lombard” (1976); Oscar-nominated for “An Unmarried Woman” (1978); married playwright David Rabe, 1979.
Jill Carson, Guidance Counselor!
Great Moments in Herstory: Isadora Duncan
The Restaurant: Woman
Grable & Lombard: Carole Lombard
(1948-) Musician; helped introduce reggae music to America with his performance in the 1973 Jamaican film “The Harder They Come.”
Former Broadway actor; Oscar-nominated in 1969 for Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects for “De Düva: The Dove”; hired specifically to play older characters on SNL, until it was decided the younger cast members could equally perform those roles; small film roles included “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) and “Micki + Maude” (1984).
Cameo:75c ·75e ·75k ·75n ·75u ·78g
Sketches:The Courtroom: Judge
The Untouchables: Walter Winchell
Sacha Baron Cohen
(1971-) Comedian; inspired by Peter Sellers; starred in HBO series “Da Ali G Show” as Ali G, Borat, and Brüno; expanded the middle into 2006 feature film, “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.”
Sketches:Kazakhstan Ministry of Information: Borat
Musician; one of the first pop artists signed to Beatles manager Brian Epstein’s cutting edge label, Nemperor Records; composed and arranged music for the film, “This Is Spinal Tap” (1984); maintains newspaper feature, “Today’s Chuckle”, started by his father in 1948.
(1972-) Stand-up comedian; invented the Super Finger (Su-Fi) as an updated way to give someone “the finger”; star of HBO’s “Tourgasm.”
Sketches:The Long Ride Home: The Jay Feely Story
Wool Sweater: Keith
Target Greatland: Trainee
The Coma: Jerry
Homeland Security Refresher
Hugo Chavez Political Roundup: Saddam Hussein
Cubicle Fight: Steve
Water Coolers: Delivery Boy
Closing Time: Deuce
(1937-95) Comedian; partnered with Dudley Moore on the British stage show, “Beyond the Fringe”, and BBC series “Not Only… But Also”; due also co-starred in comedy film, “Bedazzled” (1967).
Sketches:Monologue: Casting Agent
Lifer Follies: Director
British Sonny & Cher: Cher
Shephard Interview: Shephard
(1945-) Singer; backing vocalist for Joe cocker, Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Boz Scaggs, others; Russell wrote “Delta Lady” in her honor; married musician Kris Kristofferson in 1973, divorced in 1980; they won the 1974 Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal; she recorded cover solo singles throughout the 1970’s; founded Native American music trio, Walela, with sister Priscilla and neice Laura Satterfield in 1997.
(1947-) Performed with comedy group, “The Proposition”, from 1968-72; starred in and co-wrote and the off-Broadway play, “Pretzels”, with Fred Grandy in 1974; married Patrick Lynch prior to joining cast of SNL in 1975, and thus avoided the famous after-party atmosphere; beat out actress Mimi Kennedy for her slot on SNL; replaced Chevy Chase at Weekend Update desk in 1976, which she later co-anchored with Dan Aykroyd from 1977-78, then Bill Murray from 1978-80; co-starred with Susan St. James in “Kate & Allie” from 1984-89, later co-starred with John Lithgow in “3rd Rock From the Sun” from 1996-2001; appointed Ambassador for the US Fund for UNICEF in 1990; cousin of writer/actress Valerie Curtin.
Cast Member:1975-1976 ·1976-1977 ·1977-1978 ·96h
Sketches:Black Perspective: herself
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