Saturday Night Live: Season 3, Episode 10

Robert Klein/Bonnie Raitt (28 Jan. 1978)

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The host for the episode is Robert Klein (his second appearance), and the musical guest is Bonnie Raitt. The skits for this episode are as follows: Mr. Mike sings with Tina Turner and tells... See full summary »

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Pete / Paul Sunberg / Himself
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Tina Turner / Patron / Clyde Hyman
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Niko / X-Police Officer / Nick Winters / Todd DiLaMuca / Irwin Flaman
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Mikette / Patron / Roseanne Roseannadanna / Marilyn Sunberg / Lisa Loopner / Rhonda Weiss
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The host for the episode is Robert Klein (his second appearance), and the musical guest is Bonnie Raitt. The skits for this episode are as follows: Mr. Mike sings with Tina Turner and tells a story about a rabbit that gets mangled in factory machinery. For his opening monologue, Robert Klein talks about anti-Semitism at his old college. The Olympia diner serves only cheeseburgers, Pepsi and chips. The X-police burst in on a couple for cohabitating, kill the girlfriend and frame the boyfriend for murder. During the Weekend Update, Jane Curtain reports on a nuclear-powered satellite that crashed into a Nova Scotia lobsterbed, and Roseanne Roseannadanna explains what an aneurysm is. Nick the lounge singer performs badly for a ski lodge. As the rest of the show continues, reports of monster lobsters start coming in, until the studio is overrun and by them and everyone killed. Bonnie Raitt performs "Runaway" and "Give It All Up or Let Me Go" (with Robert Klein). Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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This episode features the first appearance of "The Olympia Cafe" sketch. Writer Don Novello based it on a Chicago diner he had frequented called "Billy Goat Tavern". See more »

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Robert Klein: One of the gigantic lobsters has demolished our last camera with a single swipe of its horrible claw! Now it's moving toward me! It's fifteen feet away. Ten! I can see the long, quivering antennae! The slimy legs! Its snout and claws, glistening with human bloo...
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Edited into SNL: 25 Years of Music (1999) See more »

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Mr. Mike & Tina Turner Review
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Written by Michael O'Donoghue
Performed by Michael O'Donoghue, Garrett Morris, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman
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