The host for the episode is Richard Pryor, and the musical guest is Gil Scott-Heron. The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall during a skit. Richard Pryor does an opening monologue about why he doesn't drink or take LSD. A man checks into a hotel managed by a samurai who speaks no English. A black author talks about his latest book in which he disguises himself as white. A woman tries to identify her attacker from a series of stacked line-ups. An interview for a job using word association turns racially tense. Two men discuss a hockey game while playing Pong. A father complaining that blacks are taking over is oblivious to the fact that his entire family has turned black. A major accidentally uses a piece of new equipment that was intended for emergencies. In a sequel to The Exorcist, Regan manages to push both priests over the edge. Albert Brooks tries to make another film while sick in bed. Richard Pryor witnesses a ...
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Some slight changes were made for early home video releases, including the replacement of the opening theme with a prerecorded version and new title cards that omit any mention of the show being "NBC's Saturday Night", but instead calling it just "Saturday Night". In addition, a graphic reading "December 13, 1975" appears on "Weekend Update", along with a newly recorded voiceover by Don Pardo that indicates that "Weekend Update" comes from "Saturday Night News Headquarters". See more
Written by Gil Scott-Heron
Performed by Gil Scott-Heron See more