The host for the episode is Elliott Gould (his second appearance), and the musical guests are Leon Redbone (his second appearance), Harlan Collins and Joyce Everson. The skits for this episode include scenes inside a wax museum and a European poker player, as well as a presentation by Shirley Temple Black. Re-run ads inform viewers how they can join the fast-paced life of stand-by operators, and asks America to show their guns. A doctor warns a woman that she's been neglecting the proper care of her uvula. The crew of The Enterprise faces their final foe: network executives coming to announce that the series has been canceled. During the Weekend Update, Emily Litella lends Chevy Chase a hand in reading the news after one of the stories flops. An ad pitches the new Vibramatic personal massager for tense muscles. The Bees put on a performance of The Honeymooners. Leon Redbone performs "Shine On, Harvest Moon" and "Walking Stick" and Harlan Collins & Joyce Everson perform "Heaven Only ... Written by
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Did You Know?
During "The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise" sketch, both Spock (Chevy Chase
) and Kirk (John Belushi
) say that NBC used to manufacture cookies. This is an esoteric reference to the earliest days of NBC. Before RCA launched the National Broadcasting Company in 1926, "NBC" was the trademarked nickname of the National Biscuit Company, the manufacturer of Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers. RCA bought the rights to the initials "NBC" and the National Biscuit Company adopted a new trademarked nickname - Nabisco. See more
References Lost in Space