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Steve Martin/Kinky Friedman 

The host for the episode is Steve Martin, and the musical guest is Kinky Friedman. The skits for this episode are as follows: The coach of the Yankees consoles his team after losing the ... See full summary »

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Dave Wilson, Gary Weis
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Steve Martin ... Himself - Host / Various
Kinky Friedman Kinky Friedman ... Himself - Musical Guest
Dan Aykroyd ... Various / Murray Slaughter
John Belushi ... Various / Lou Grant
Chevy Chase ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Jane Curtin ... Various / Sue Ann Nivens
Garrett Morris ... Various
Laraine Newman ... Various / Mary Richards
Gilda Radner ... Various / Rhoda Morgenstern
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Steve Martin, and the musical guest is Kinky Friedman. The skits for this episode are as follows: The coach of the Yankees consoles his team after losing the World Series, and one of the players gives him their final decision. Chevy Chase attempts to make an endorsement for milk, but keeps adding in its less pleasant effects. An episode of Jeopardy from 1999 gives a look at some social changes in the future. During the Weekend Update, Chevy comments on Jimmy Carter's cross-dressing, the latest election poll results, a mafia funeral in a pizza oven, and a gorilla crashing an airplane. An ad features a new combination watch and German Shepherd. Several counter-culture acts perform in a late-50's beatnik café. Jane Curtain interviews the author of a book analyzing the connection between sexual activity and sports performance. Mary Tyler Moore gets murdered by Ted before their newscast as a prank. A new diet plan works by stranding dieters out in the wilderness... 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 1976 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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NBC Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first time Steve Martin hosted the show. As of January 2009, he has hosted the show 15 times. See more »

Quotes

Announcer: And now, 'Weekend Update' with Chevy Chase!
Chevy Chase: [on the phone] No, you're not supposed to blow on it - that's just an expression.
[notices the camera]
Chevy Chase: I have to go.
[hangs up the phone]
Chevy Chase: Good evening! I'm Ron McKuen.
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Connections

References The Defiant Ones (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Autumn in New York
(uncredited)
Performed by various artists
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