Saturday Night Live (1975– )
7.2/10
32

Gary Busey/Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines 

The host for the episode is Gary Busey, and the musical guests are Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines. The skits for this episode are as follows: When John Belushi is peeved that Gary Busey has ... See full summary »

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
Himself - Host / Various
...
Various
...
Various
...
...
Various
...
...
Various
...
Various
Eubie Blake ...
Himself - Musical Guest
...
Himself - Musical Guest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Himself - Announcer (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The host for the episode is Gary Busey, and the musical guests are Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines. The skits for this episode are as follows: When John Belushi is peeved that Gary Busey has been nominated for an Oscar, Gary tries to make amends. During his opening monologue, Gary performs a percussion solo, using his body as the drum kit. President Carter reluctantly agrees to his mother's request to take Billy along to the Middle East, where the first brother still manages to cause a mess. A group of guys in leisure suits discuss their solutions to various women's issues. During the Weekend Update, Jane Curtain reports on the Mid-East peace talks, the Voyager spacecraft, and seal hunting in Canada, while Bill Murray tries with little success to interview the widow of Mr. Ed. Honker dreams of someday getting the chance to perform Shakespeare. Gary Busey performs "Stay All Night" with Rich Danko and Paul Butterfield, and Eubie Blake performs "Low Down Blues", "I'm Just Simply Full of ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 March 1979 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary Busey had disappeared minutes before air-time and producers were unable to find him until 30 seconds before air. He was found and literally pushed onstage. See more »

Quotes

Jane Curtin: [explaining why John Belushi won't speak to Gary Busey] Well, the way he looks at it, you're both young, electrifying, not very good looking actors who speak for the rock generation. So the Academy could only pick one of you and John feels you stole his nomination.
See more »

Connections

References Animal House (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

The Dedication
(uncredited)
Performed by Laraine Newman & Garrett Morris
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This is the Most Baffling Lorne Decision Yet. anthony-nasti
Season 42 host wishlist wichio
Fred's Opening Monologue Grinch-6
Beck Bennett is mean rickjones240
Brie Larson Should Fire Her Agent Movie_Fan28
No asian castmembers? and No any new latino castmembers? rickjones240

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?