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Sally Kellerman/Jimmy Cliff 

The host for the episode is Sally Kellerman, and the musical guest is Jimmy Cliff (his second appearance). The skits for this episode are as follows: For the Rocket Report, Charles Rocket ... See full summary »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Sally Kellerman ... Herself - Host / Lorna Burns / Rodena Duncan / Various
Denny Dillon ... Felicia Fitznichols / Various
Gilbert Gottfried ... Jose Gomez / Various
Gail Matthius ... Weekend Update Anchor / Nancy Reagan / Jennifer Holiday / Various
Eddie Murphy ... Various
Joe Piscopo ... Various
Ann Risley ... Common Campbell / Various
Charles Rocket ... Weekend Update Anchor / Ronald Reagan / Various
Jimmy Cliff ... Himself - Musical Guest
Yvonne Hudson ... Various (credit only)
Matthew Laurance ... Various
Patrick Weathers ... Juror
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Sally Kellerman, and the musical guest is Jimmy Cliff (his second appearance). The skits for this episode are as follows: For the Rocket Report, Charles Rocket goes to one of the parades being held to welcome home the Iran hostages. An Italian stand-up comedian performs in front of his family while a talent scout looks on. Contestants on a quiz show attempt to identify taboo subjects. A group of upper-class women one-up one another with social faux-pas stories. A new book of Iranian jokes let readers entertain their families and friends. During the Weekend Update, Eddie Murphy announces that since the Emancipation Proclamation was never actually signed, people should go out and claim their very own black person while they can. A mother and father explain the facts of life in extremely graphic detail to their son. A councilor at a fat camp cracks the whip over her charges, until a member of the audience stops the skit to complain about the unfair portrayal ... 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:

7 February 1981 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Puppeteer Marc Weiner appears uncredited on "Weekend Update" as puppet boxer Rocko Weineretto. Charles Rocket complained to executive producer Jean Doumanian about having to perform with a puppet. Joe Piscopo quipped that Rocket was jealous that the puppet got more laughs than he did. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Announcer: 'The Battle of the World Superpowers' will be delayed tonight, so that we may bring you this message from the President of the United States.
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Alternate Versions

In the original airing, an uncredited actor playing an offended audience member interrupts the "Lean Acres" sketch complaining about the stereotyping of plus-size women. After the commercial break, she is forcibly removed from the studio. This stunt failed to generate any publicity and was removed in all repeats. See more »

Connections

References Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) See more »

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Gone Clear
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Performed by Jimmy Cliff
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