The host for the episode is Steve Martin (his second appearance), and the musical guest is The Kinks. The skits for this episode are as follows: Steve gets hostility from the cast over his treatment of Gilda since the last show. For his opening monologue, Steve gets happy feet, talks about his goals, then mentions what drugs he and the cast are going to take after the show. The Coneheads receive a visit from the IRS. Jackie Onassis enters a celebrity weightlifting contest. A diet book promises weight loss by using the pages of the book itself as meals. A doctor advises parents to pull the plug on their comatose son, only to have him wake up just as they are about to do it. A celebrity bingo game can't get started because all the time is wasted making introductions. Alex Haley talks about some of his lesser known ancestors. A couple who meet in a singles bar share all the same bizarre quirks. The Kinks perform "You Really Got Me Going", "All Day And All of the Night", "Well-Respected ... Written by
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