No cold opening. In her monologue, the host Madonna talks about her and Sean Penn's recent secretive wedding and shows mockumentary clips from it. Hell beer commercial carries a warning for the soul. The Reagans spend a quiet evening with Prince Charles and Lady Di at the White House but tongues get loose after a few drinks and Nancy gets frisky. The musical guest Simple Minds perform their song Alive and Kicking. Twitchy street fences Jones & Jones offer the best cheapest goods in town. Dennis Miller makes his first appearance as the anchorperson on the Weekend Update. He comments on the USSR's paranoid reaction to Halley's Comet, the US and USSR's peace talks, Georgia's ironic anti-gay law, Ferdinand Marcos hold over the Philippines elections, the passing of Orson Welles, the new way to throw away the garbage, Libya, the Palestinian PLO and Jehovah's Witnesses clash, clinical death record, the Beatrice Company expansion, Louis Farrakhan's similarities to Pee-wee Herman, the ironic ...
Did You Know?
During the "Pinklisting" sketch, a stage light fell into an empty pool that was on the set, causing Terry Sweeney
to scream and nearly fall out of his chair. See more
John F. Kennedy
Bobby, eh, we better give eh, Elvis some of these eh, sleeping pills eh , we might need a few hours to get away.
[takes the pills, looks at the label
We can't Jack, they're addictive.
John F. Kennedy
Just do it.
In the original airing, the cold opening featured NBC executive Brandon Tartikoff
stating that urine drug tests will be given to the new cast members. This sketch was cut from all subsequent reruns. See more
Spoofs The Outer Limits
Take On Me / La Bamba
Written by Magne Furuholmen
, Morten Harket
and Pål Waaktaar
Performed by Madonna See more