The host for the episode is George Carlin, and the musical guests are Billy Preston and Janis Ian. The skits for this episode are as follows: an ESL teacher gives increasingly bizarre sentences to his student, who repeats his every word; until the teacher suffers a fatal heart attack, and the student dutifully acts out an identical "death". New Dad Insurance offers bereaved families a new father to take the place of their deceased one. A distraught rape victim in a courtroom describes the attacker's words in writing, which then confuses an inattentive jurist. Andy Kaufman sings along with a Mighty Mouse record. A reporter interviews the victim of a shark bite who, despite his claims to the contrary, obviously still has all his limbs. Two men, claiming to be a married couple, discuss the benefits of a new vitamin product called Jamitol. A mock ad for pain-reliever Triopenin plays up the product's child-proof caps. Albert Brooks presents a documentary titled "The Impossible Truth," in ... Written by
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Did You Know?
On the premiere edition of "Weekend Update", Chevy Chase
closes with the now-famous ending line, "Good night and have a pleasant tomorrow," which would also go on to be used by Jane Curtin
from 1976 to 1980 and by Tina Fey
from 2000 to 2006. It is likely that this phrase was loosely based on the closing line, "Good night, and a good tomorrow," as used by John Daly
as the sign-off for his ABC nightly newscasts from 1953 to 1960. See more
accidentally announces the cast as The Not For Ready Prime Time Players. See more
[talking about the phrase "jumbo shrimp"
George Carlin - Host
It's like "military intelligence." The two words don't go together.
In the opening credits, Don Pardo
says "The Not For Ready Primetime Players", rather than "Not Ready for Primetime Players". See more
Nothing from Nothing
Written by Billy Preston
& Bruce Fisher
Performed by Billy Preston See more