The host for the episode is Ray Sharkey, and the musical guest is Jack Bruce & Friends. The skits for this episode are as follows: Jimmy the Weasel tells the truth and gets a bullet for his troubles. A special translator is called in when a WASP tries to express emotion. Valley girls Vickie and Debbie head down to a new wave club where they meet punk rocker Tommy Torture. A despondent Jimmy Carter drowns his sorrows at a bar as Reagan's inauguration looms closer. Dr. Gazzara, representing Citizens for a Better America, invites Ronald Reagan to give him a 'hum job'. During the Weekend Update, Eddie Murphy asks that the draft board pass him over in favor of Garrett Morris, since Garrett is now out of work. A horror movie features people being attacked by smile faces. A salesman approaches childless couples in the park and offers to sell them black market white babies. Eddie Murphy does a stand-up routine about insult contests popular in black neighborhoods. Jack Bruce & Friends perform ...
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Did You Know?
Some of the regular cast members were upset that new featured player Eddie Murphy
was going to say the "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" opening line. But writers Barry W. Blaustein
and David Sheffield
felt Murphy deserved it due to his talent. See more
Dr. Swen Gazzara
The american people are not satisfied with routine employment. They resent having boring, tedious, subservient, just plain and humdrum jobs. Let's refer to them here and out as... "hum" jobs. I come from a humble working class family. My father had a "hum" job. My mother had a "hum" job. And me? I've had several "hum" jobs. For every corporate leader and every prestigious, high-paid executive, there are many workers underneath them performing the "hum" jobs. So come on, America, let's put pride...
Dancing On Air
Performed by Jack Bruce
, Clem Clempson
, Bill Cobham
and David Sancious
(as Jack Bruce & Friends) See more