The host for the episode is Kirk Douglas, and the musical guest is Sam & Dave. The skits for this episode are as follows: Gilda Radner brings her mother backstage to meet Kirk Douglas, but ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Spartacus / Col. Lloyd D. Westman / Harry Lieberman / Various
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Weekend Update Anchor / Joan Face / Various
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Malcolm McClendon / Anwar Sadat / Various
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Weekend Update Anchor / Captain Steve McCleod / Nick Collins / Various
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Nicole Westman / Various
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Selma Lieberman / Various
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Donald Erskine / General / Ronald Reagan / Tom Snyder / Various
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Himself - Musical Guest (as Sam and Dave)
Dave Prater Jr. ...
Himself - Musical Guest (as Sam and Dave)
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Various
James Downey ...
Various (as Jim Downey)
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Various
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Himself
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The host for the episode is Kirk Douglas, and the musical guest is Sam & Dave. The skits for this episode are as follows: Gilda Radner brings her mother backstage to meet Kirk Douglas, but they are shocked to discover he's only four feet tall. For his opening monologue, Kirk reminisces about performing on stage in New York, then talks about his grandchildren and introduces his young god-daughter. A panel discusses the possibilities of Spartacus' personal life. A team of dentists is shrunken down to microscopic size to do hands-on work on Anwar Sadat's teeth. During the Weekend Update, an ad for Ronald Reagan's campaign showcases the actor's sense of humor, while Al Franken insists on reinstating the draft so he won't have to serve. Nick the lounge singer gives a drunken performance at a bar mitzvah. Tom Snyder invites the brothers of the presidential candidates for a group interview. Kirk does impersonations of Kirk Douglas impersonators. A lavatory attendant asks Kirk for an ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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23 February 1980 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Garrett Morris was very angry over being cast as a monkey in the previous episode. During rehearsals, he stormed into the studio late and screamed at the entire show's staff for never treating him fairly. At the end of the tirade, Kirk Douglas commented, "That's the best acting I've seen here all week." See more »

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References Saturn 3 (1980) See more »

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You Don't Know Like I Know
(uncredited)
Written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter
Performed by Sam & Dave
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