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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Episode credited cast:
Himself - Host / Various
Herself - Musical Guest
Pete / Paul Sunberg / Himself
Tina Turner / Patron / Clyde Hyman
Niko / X-Police Officer / Nick Winters / Todd DiLaMuca / Irwin Flaman
Mikette / Sandy / Susan Edwards / Mrs. Lyman / Host
Mikette / Patron / Roseanne Roseannadanna / Marilyn Sunberg / Lisa Loopner / Rhonda Weiss
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lobster roars (voice)
Bob Cranshaw
Lew Del Grotto
Cheryl Hardwick
Yvonne Hudson
Howard Johnson


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 <>

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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 »


Nick Winters: [singing] Ah, Star Wars! Nothing but Star Wars! Gimme those Star Wars, don't let them end! Ah, Star Wars! If they should bar wars, please let these Star Wars stay! And, hey! How about that nutty Star Wars bar? Can you forget all those creatures in there? And, hey! Darth Vader in that black and evil mask, did he scare you as much as he scared me?
[turns around to see pianoist Paul wearing a black mask and screams]
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Edited into Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (2005) See more »


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