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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 »

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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>

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10 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Eubie Blake was 96 years old making him the oldest person to ever appear on the show. See more »

Quotes

Weekend Update Anchor: In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Ed's tombstone will bear the simple legend: "Mr. Dead."
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References Animal House (1978) See more »

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Stay All Night
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Performed by Gary Busey with Rick Danko & Paul Butterfield
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