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"Saturday Night Live" Griffin Dunne/Rosanne Cash (1986)

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Original Air Date:
15 March 1986 (Season 11, Episode 12)
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Joan Cusack ... Various

Robert Downey Jr. ... Rudy Randolph III (as Robert Downey)

Nora Dunn ... Various (credit only)

Anthony Michael Hall ... Fed Jones / Various

Jon Lovitz ... Tommy Flanagan / Mr. Monopoly / Various

Dennis Miller ... Weekend Update Anchor

Randy Quaid ... Rudy Randolph Jr. / Various
Terry Sweeney ... Nancy Reagan / Various
Danitra Vance ... Annette Watkins

Griffin Dunne ... Himself - Host / Various

Rosanne Cash ... Herself - Musical Guest

Penn Jillette ... Himself (as Penn)

Teller ... Himself
A. Whitney Brown ... Himself

Don Novello ... Gianni Tucci

Damon Wayans ... Officer / Ned Jones
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
Lenny Pickett ... Himself - Saxophonist (uncredited)
G.E. Smith ... Himself - Guitarist (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Dave Wilson 
Dan Perri (segment: opening montage)
Writing credits
James Downey (head writer)

A. Whitney Brown (writer) &
Tom Davis (writer) &
James Downey (writer) &
Al Franken (writer) &
Jack Handey (writer) &
Lanier Laney (writer) &
Carol Leifer (writer) &
George Meyer (writer) &
Lorne Michaels (writer) &
Don Novello (writer) &
Herbert Sargent (writer) (as Herb Sargent) &
Robert Smigel (writer) &
John Swartzwelder (writer) &
Terry Sweeney (writer)

Andy Breckman (additional sketches)

Produced by
Ken Aymong .... associate producer
Tom Davis .... producer
Audrey Peart Dickman .... associate producer
James Downey .... producer
Al Franken .... producer
Lorne Michaels .... executive producer
Mary Salter .... producer: film segments
James Signorelli .... film segment producer
Abby Terkuhle .... film associate producer
Production Design by
Eugene Lee 
Akira Yoshimura 
Art Direction by
Edie Baskin 
Keith Raywood  (as Keith Ian Raywood)
Costume Design by
Carrie Robbins 
Makeup Department
Annette Bianco .... hair stylist
Production Management
Jim Hill .... unit manager
Christoph Lindner .... production manager
Clem Rivera .... unit manager
Jaymie Sayet .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeannine Kerwin Tree .... assistant director
Art Department
Michael Pahios .... graphics
Bob Pook .... graphics
Clint Rowland .... property master
Greg Tull .... property master
Doug Zider .... graphics
Sound Department
Bob Liftin .... sound consultant
Robert Palladino .... audio
Bill Parinello .... audio
Joel Spector .... audio
Jennie Ng Zletz .... sound effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Adelman .... lighting consultant
Al Camoin .... camera operator
Herbert W. Greeley .... lighting director
Steve Jambeck .... camera operator
Marc Karzen .... still photographer
Jan Kasoff .... camera operator
Johnny Pinto .... camera operator (as John Pinto)
Robert Reese .... camera operator
Stephen Roskin .... video operator (as Stephen J. Roskin)
Bruce R. Shapiro .... video operator
Howard Strawbridge .... lighting director
Isaiah Wyner .... still photographer
Andre Sobczak .... key grip: video segments (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Paul Buboltz .... wardrobe
Margaret Karolyi .... wardrobe
Nancy Lloyd .... assistant costume designer
Ingrid Weber .... assistant costume designer
Music Department
Tom Coppola .... special musical material
Lewis Del Gatto .... arranger
Steve Ferrone .... arranger
Alex Foster .... arranger
Michele Galfas .... music talent coordinator
Earl Gardner .... arranger
Cheryl Hardwick .... special musical material
Leon Pendarvis .... conductor
Lenny Pickett .... arranger
Howard Shore .... music producer
G.E. Smith .... arranger
Steve Turre .... arranger
Hal Willner .... music coordinator
Tbone Wolk .... arranger (as T-Bone Wolk)
Other crew
Julie Anderson .... production staff
Jack Bennett III .... technical supervisor
Patricia Birch .... choreographer
Gail Cavaretta .... production staff
Joe Dicso .... stage manager
Julian Ford .... production staff
Kenney Haynes .... production staff
Kiki Kazanas .... production assistant
Patricia L. Macdougall .... production staff
Patty MacDougall .... production coordinator
Cristina McGinniss .... assistant: executive producer
Kati Meister .... researcher
Laura Mesano .... production assistant
Dinah Minot .... talent coordinator
Evie Murray .... production staff
Dan Perri .... title design
Jennifer Pinkham .... assistant: executive producer
Terry Rohnke .... technical director
Suzanne Rosenberg .... production assistant
Herbert Sargent .... script consultant (as Herb Sargent)
Claire Shirey .... production staff
Marla Speer .... production staff
Jamie Tarses .... production staff
Robert Van Ry .... stage manager (as Bob Van Ry)
Elizabeth Warner .... talent assistant
Kay Wilmot .... production staff
Michael Wilson .... researcher

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lorne Michaels  creator

Production CompaniesOther Companies

Additional Details

90 min

Did You Know?

In the "Mr. Monopoly" sketch, Damon Wayans was to have one line as a police officer. Unhappy with the lack of roles he was getting on the show, Wayans played his character as a broad gay stereotype as an act of rebellion. Lorne Michaels fired him immediately though he was allowed to return for the season finale.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: A crew member walks across the screen during the Nancy Reagan 'Bad Seed' sketch.See more »
Jonathan Leigh:Now you know the rules on this show, you can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friends' noses.
Burton Stewart:I'm sorry, I thought that was like a, an arbitrary names.
Jonathan Leigh:No, it's not just the name of the show, Mr. Stewart, it's also the show's credo.
Eli Horvath:Hey, I don't mind, eh, we're old friends...
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