SNL Transcripts: Paul Simon: 10/18/75: The Bees


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 2

75b: Paul Simon / Art Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow, Jesse Dixon Singers

The Bees

…..Paul Simon
…..Jane Curtin
…..Dan Aykroyd
…..John Belushi

[FADE IN on Paul Simon clapping onstage while the entire cast, dressed in bee costumes, gathers behind him.]

Paul Simon: We’ll be back… we’ll be in a moment with, uh–

[He turns around and notices the Bees.]

Paul Simon: Oh, my goodness! I’m really sorry, the Bees number’s cut!

Jane Curtin: What?

Dan Aykroyd: Aw, shucks!

Paul Simon: It didn’t work last week. It’s cut. I’m sorry.

[The forlorn Bees walk offstage.]

John Belushi: Okay.

[Belushi backs off with his palms upraised and a tense smile. FADE to black as Simon watches the others walk away.]

Submitted by: Joe Cornfield

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Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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