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Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers 

The host for the episode is Carrie Fisher, and the musical guest is The Blues Brothers (their third appearance). The skits for this episode are as follows: During her opening monologue, ... See full summary »

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Herself - Host / Princess Leia / Various
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Elwood Blues / Various
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Jake Blues / Various
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Annette Funnicello / Jean Loud / Mrs. Gilbert / Roseanne Roseannadanna / Barfly / solider
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Himself - Musical Guest (as The Blues Brothers Band)
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The host for the episode is Carrie Fisher, and the musical guest is The Blues Brothers (their third appearance). The skits for this episode are as follows: During her opening monologue, Carrie Fisher is instructed by Obi-Wan to tell a joke about aliens that completely bombs. Princess Leia arrives on Earth and joins a beach party with Frankie and Annette. Two boys show up for their dates with the Loud family sisters, only to be taken aback at how loud everyone speaks. Two orderlies take it upon themselves to release a dying patient from her misery, but get the wrong bed by mistake. During the Weekend Update, Jane Curtin reports on an archaeological find in Egypt, McDonald's hamburgers and Sambo's restaurants, Bill Murray reports on Neil Armstrong, Vietnamese refugees, and the death of Jimmy Hoffa. Father Guido Sarducci answers allegations that the Vatican Bank is becoming a tax haven, and Roseanne Roseannadanna rants about smoking and naked people in health clubs. Mr. Bill goes fishing... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

5 years before Princess Leia dons the famous gold bikini in Return Of The Jedi, Carrie Fisher (as Princess Leia) wears a gold bikini in a 50's beach movie skit. See more »

Quotes

Carrie Fisher: [dressed as Princess Leia] I don't usually do jokes, but... here goes. Uh, there's this Bantha who's placed information vital to the survival of the rebellion R2 unit. Well, the Bantha knows it'll take a little while for the Nava-computer to calculate the coordinates. So, then... the Bantha goes over to Jabba the Hutt's bar, and he gets an idea. He says to Jabba, "My deflector shields are malfunctioning, can you put me up for the night?" Then Jabba says, "Well, there's a Jedi Knight convention ...
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Edited into Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (2005) See more »

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Got Everything I Need, Almost
(uncredited)
Written by Don Walsh
Performed by The Blues Brothers
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