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Gary Busey/Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines 

The host for the episode is Gary Busey, and the musical guests are Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines. The skits for this episode are as follows: When John Belushi is peeved that Gary Busey has ... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Gary Busey ... Himself - Host / Various
Dan Aykroyd ... Various
John Belushi ... Various
Jane Curtin ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Garrett Morris ... Various
Bill Murray ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Laraine Newman ... Various
Gilda Radner ... Various
Eubie Blake Eubie Blake ... Himself - Musical Guest
Gregory Hines ... Himself - Musical Guest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Gary Busey, and the musical guests are Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines. The skits for this episode are as follows: When John Belushi is peeved that Gary Busey has been nominated for an Oscar, Gary tries to make amends. During his opening monologue, Gary performs a percussion solo, using his body as the drum kit. President Carter reluctantly agrees to his mother's request to take Billy along to the Middle East, where the first brother still manages to cause a mess. A group of guys in leisure suits discuss their solutions to various women's issues. During the Weekend Update, Jane Curtain reports on the Mid-East peace talks, the Voyager spacecraft, and seal hunting in Canada, while Bill Murray tries with little success to interview the widow of Mr. Ed. Honker dreams of someday getting the chance to perform Shakespeare. Gary Busey performs "Stay All Night" with Rich Danko and Paul Butterfield, and Eubie Blake performs "Low Down Blues", "I'm Just Simply Full of ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

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

Gary Busey had disappeared minutes before air-time and producers were unable to find him until 30 seconds before air. He was found and literally pushed onstage. See more »

Quotes

Jane Curtin: [explaining why John Belushi won't speak to Gary Busey] Well, the way he looks at it, you're both young, electrifying, not very good looking actors who speak for the rock generation. So the Academy could only pick one of you and John feels you stole his nomination.
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Connections

Edited into Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Just Wild About Harry
(uncredited)
Performed by Eubie Blake & Gregory Hines
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