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Sissy Spacek/Richard Baskin 

The host for the episode is Sissy Spacek, and the musical guest is Richard Baskin. The skits for this episode are as follows: Following the death of director Dave Wilson, the show's future ... See full summary »

Directors:

Dave Wilson, Gary Weis | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Sissy Spacek ... Herself - Host / Amy Carter
Richard Baskin ... Himself - Musical Guest
Al Franken ... Himself (as Franken & Davis)
Tom Davis ... Himself / Voice of Caller (as Franken & Davis)
Dan Aykroyd ... Jimmy Carter / Leonard Pinth-Garnell / Richard Nixon
John Belushi
Jane Curtin
Garrett Morris ... Mary Fitzpatrick / Muhammad Ali / Various
Bill Murray ... Walter Cronkite / Ronnie Bateman
Laraine Newman
Gilda Radner ... Emily Litella
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Sissy Spacek, and the musical guest is Richard Baskin. The skits for this episode are as follows: Following the death of director Dave Wilson, the show's future is in jeopardy. Sissy Spacek performs a baton twirling scene that was cut from Carrie. A burger restaurant prepares burgers according to the customers' bizarre specifications. President Carter answers call-in questions with very specific answers. A doctor is interviewed about a condition called quintlexia, which he suffers from. John Belushi announces that he's retiring from show business to train for the Olympic decathlon. During the Weekend Update, Muhammad Ali announces that he's making his own Rocky-style movie, and Emily Litella wonders why anyone cares about endangered feces. Al Franken and Tom Davis report the news live from World War III. Three women suffer from Gidget's Disease, causing intolerable cuteness. Leonard Pinth-Garnell presents 'The Millkeeper', a Bad Playhouse Production. ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Official Sites:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1977 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

NBC Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode won an Emmy for outstanding writing in a comedy/variety series. See more »

Quotes

Leonard Pinth-Garnell: There, now, that wasn't so good, was it?
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Connections

Edited into Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

City of One-Night Stands
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by Richard Baskin
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