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Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave 

The host for the episode is Kirk Douglas, and the musical guest is Sam & Dave. The skits for this episode are as follows: Gilda Radner brings her mother backstage to meet Kirk Douglas, but ... See full summary »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Kirk Douglas ... Himself - Host / Spartacus / Col. Lloyd D. Westman / Harry Lieberman / Various
Jane Curtin ... Weekend Update Anchor / Joan Face / Various
Garrett Morris ... Malcolm McClendon / Anwar Sadat / Various
Bill Murray ... Weekend Update Anchor / Captain Steve McCleod / Nick Collins / Various
Laraine Newman ... Nicole Westman / Various
Gilda Radner ... Selma Lieberman / Various
Harry Shearer ... Donald Erskine / General / Ronald Reagan / Tom Snyder / Various
Sam & Dave Sam & Dave ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Tom Davis ... Various
James Downey ... Various (as Jim Downey)
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Various
Al Franken ... Various
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Kirk Douglas, and the musical guest is Sam & Dave. The skits for this episode are as follows: Gilda Radner brings her mother backstage to meet Kirk Douglas, but they are shocked to discover he's only four feet tall. For his opening monologue, Kirk reminisces about performing on stage in New York, then talks about his grandchildren and introduces his young god-daughter. A panel discusses the possibilities of Spartacus' personal life. A team of dentists is shrunken down to microscopic size to do hands-on work on Anwar Sadat's teeth. During the Weekend Update, an ad for Ronald Reagan's campaign showcases the actor's sense of humor, while Al Franken insists on reinstating the draft so he won't have to serve. Nick the lounge singer gives a drunken performance at a bar mitzvah. Tom Snyder invites the brothers of the presidential candidates for a group interview. Kirk does impersonations of Kirk Douglas impersonators. A lavatory attendant asks Kirk for an ... 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 February 1980 (USA) See more »

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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

Garrett Morris was very angry over being cast as a monkey in the previous episode. During rehearsals, he stormed into the studio late and screamed at the entire show's staff for never treating him fairly. At the end of the tirade, Kirk Douglas commented, "That's the best acting I've seen here all week." See more »


Soundtracks

Theme from The Micro Dentists
(uncredited)
Performed by Bill Murray (uncredited)
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