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Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter 

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Laura / Ann Landers / Marine
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Announcer / Bill Franklin / Billy / Hicks / Craig W. Doyle / Michael
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Marge Keister / Princess Di / Sally Kellerman
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Herself / secretary
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Tommy Flanagan / Mr. Smythe / Burke
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Weekend Update Anchor / Bishop
A. Whitney Brown ...
Himself
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Mr. Subliminal
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Himself - Bandleader
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Buster Poindexter (as Buster Poindexter)
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Christopher Durang ...
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Himself - Announcer (voice)
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11 October 1986 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Madonna appears in the cold opening to read a "statement" from NBC about the previous season: "It was all a dream. A horrible, horrible dream." (This was a reference to the May 1986 season finale of Dallas (1978), which revealed that show's full 1985-1986 season to have been a dream.) The show was nearly canceled due to poor ratings in the previous season, but Lorne Michaels convinced NBC that he could improve the show by revamping the cast. See more »

Quotes

Ripley: ["Aliens" sketch, the humans are trapped] OK. Whatever it is, it's coming down that elevator. So, when the doors open; open fire and don't stop until it's dead! Here it comes!
[elevator doors open, soldiers start shooting]
Marine: Oh, my God!
[ET falls out of the elevator]
Marine: Man, we're really screwed now! We killed ET, man! What are we going to do!
Ripley: OK, OK. We got to think of a story. Uh, hand me that gun. OK. ET came in, he was drunk and waving this pistol -
[puts gun in ET's hand]
Ripley: ...
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Connections

Edited into Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby, It's Cold Outside
(uncredited)
Written by Frank Loesser
Performed by Sigourney Weaver and David Johansen (as Buster Poindexter).
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