SNL Transcripts: Tom Hanks: 05/09/92


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  Season 17: Episode 19

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


May 9th, 1992

Tom Hanks

Bruce Springsteen


Lorne Michaels

Robert Smigel

Andy Murphy

Jay Leno

Akeyla Cleghorne
Ross Perot for PresidentSummary: Texas billionaire Ross Perot (Dana Carvey) offers to cover the damage from the L.A. riots as a business proposition, and makes a similar offer as his bid for the U.S. presidency.

Recurring Characters: Ross Perot.


MontageNote: Joe Pesci was originally scheduled to host this episode.

Tom Hanks’ MonologueSummary: Tom Hanks praises the great year Joe Pesci has been having, then later regrets that he failed to plug his own movie. Some of the cast members backstage enjoyed his monologue nonetheless, so, in the style of “Goodfellas”, Hanks demands to know what it is about hm that they find so funny.

Also Hosted: 85e, 87l, 88a, 89m, 90h, 96a.


John Cabrizio Chevrolet Mazda Hyundai

Sabra Price Is RightSummary: Uri Shulenson (Tom Hanks), the Bob Barker of the Arab world, offers shoddy secondhand merchadise for contestant to bid on and purchase.

Recurring Characters: Uri Shulenson, Kevin Stubbs.


Mr. Belvedere Fan ClubSummary: The fans of Mr. Belevedere recite their exercises to help keep the line between reality and fantasy a little less blurry.


Bruce Springsteen performs “Lucky Town”Also Performed: 02a.

Weekend Update with Kevin NealonRecurring Characters: Queen Shenequa.

She Turned Into Her Mother!!Summary: In a horror movie spoof, a man (Tom Hanks) watches idly as his wife (Julia Sweeney) makes the full transformation into her mother.

Bruce Springsteen performs “57 Channels”

Bruce Springsteen performs “Living Proof”

The Dark Side with Nat XRecurring Characters: Nat X.

Deep Thoughts by Jack HandeySummary: What God’s getting if He dwells inside us.


Annie Lennox performs “Legend In My Living Room”

Showcase Playhouse TheaterTranscript


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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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