The host for the episode is Candice Bergen, and the musical guest is Esther Phillips. The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford gives an accident-laden introduction to the show. Candice Bergen is interrupted during her monologue by one of the Bees. A commercial informs viewers of the opportunities for wealth by becoming an ambassador. A man demanding to see his CIA file is faced with a seemingly insurmountable pile of disarray. A special on intelligent animals profiles the dangerous land shark. A gay man has fond memories of dressing in his mother's clothes. Catherine Deneuve endorses Chanel perfume. Andy Kaufman's foreign man character attempts to entertain the audience, but bombs terribly. Albert Brooks presents previews of new shows for the coming TV season, including an over-dramatic medical series, a show about a frustrated man living with two women, and a Vietnam vet who becomes a veterinarian. A strange man makes a crank call to an airline and begins talking ... Written by
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An engineer at NBC owned-and-operated WNBC-TV thought the "Ambassador Training Institute" commercial parody was a real ad, and turned to a local commercial. This prompted Lorne Michaels to resign as producer, only to return the next Tuesday. See more
References Hello, Dolly!
What a Diff'rence a Day Makes
Performed by Little Esther Phillips
(as Esther Phillips)
Written by Stanley Adams
and María Grever See more