SNL Transcripts: Steve Martin: 02/26/77


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 2: Episode 14

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


Bit Players:

February 26th, 1977

Steve Martin

The Kinks

Lily Tomlin

Buster Holmes

Cheryl Hardwick

Joe Dicso

Howard Shore

Anne Beatts

Tom Davis

Jim Downey

Al Franken

Mitchell Laurance

Marilyn Suzanne Miller

Michael O’Donoghue

Tom Schiller

Rosie Shuster

Alan Zwiebel
Steve’s Head TripSummary: The cast is dismayed to learn that Steve Martin has let his recent success go to his head.



Steve Martin’s MonologueSummary: During his stand-up routine, Steve Martin gets happy feet and describes “getting small.”


The Coneheads At HomeSummary: An IRS agent (Steve Martin) questions the Coneheads about their tax returns.

Recurring Characters: Beldar Conehead, Prymaat Conehead, Connie Conehead.


Garrett Morris sings “Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt”

Celebrity WeightliftingSummary: Jackie Onassis (Gilda Radner) is no match for Russian chanpion, Vasselai Alexev (John Belushi).

Recurring Characters: Jackie Onassis.


The Kinks perform a medley of their hitsSummary: A medley consisting of “You Really Got Me Going”, “All Day And All of the Night”, “Well-Respected Man”, and “Lola” medley

Weekend Update with Jane CurtinSummary: Laraine Newman reports from a dangerous military aircraft.


Dr. Breadloaf’s Quick-Loss Diet BookSummary: Dr. Breadloaf (Gilda Radner) eats the pages of her book for quick nourishment.


Broadway Baby

Pull The PlugSummary: A doctor (Steve Martin) advises that parents (Bill Murray, Jane Belushi) pull the plug on their comatose son (John Belushi).


Buster Holmes’ RestaurantSummary: Buster Holmes shows off his New Orleans restaurant.

Hollywood BingoSummary: The introduction of a full card of celebrity guests takes up the game show’s full running time.

Recurring Characters: Farrah Fawcett, Vincent Price, Robert Blake, Sammy Davis, Jr., Sandy Duncan, Charo.


From The Big Orange To The Big AppleSummary: Lily Tomlin takes her characters to New York City.

Roots IISummary: More oppressed ancestors of Alex Haley (Garrett Morris).


The Kinks performs “Sleepwalker”

Singles BarSummary: At a singles bar, a man (Steve Martin) and a woman (Gilda Radner) learn they share odd traits.



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Author: Don Roy King

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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