The host for the episode is Robert Klein, and the musical guests are ABBA and Loudon Wainwright III. The skits for this episode are as follows: Sherry wins the Miss America beauty pageant, but refuses to accept the honor. Two men discuss the results of their latest mid-term exam while playing Pong. One of the Bees delivers an inspirational message for the Bicentennial about moments in Bee history. An interviewer asks Greg Allman about his love life, but Allman keeps trying to steer the conversation elsewhere. Director Sam Peckinpah describes his vision to a new actress, steadily brutalizing her in the process. A parody ad for Jamitol features a husband and his exhausted wife. An exterminator, horrified at the prospect of killing, shows his partner a film about the history of cockroaches. Gilda Radner offers viewers a number of fire safety tips. A commercial offers viewers a way to save money when shopping with their own pricing gun. Emily Litella appears to pitch her new book. During ... Written by
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lip-synced "Waterloo". During their performance, subtitles appear onscreen saying: "Right now Abba is lip syncing ... it's not their fault ... the tracks didn't arrive from Sweden." Lorne Michaels
did not want them on the show but NBC executive Dick Ebersol
insisted. See more
Since there is an absence of an Albert Brooks film in this episode, Don Pardo acknowledges this by announcing that one of the featured acts is "No film by Albert Brooks." See more