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"Saturday Night Live" Jamie Lee Curtis/James Brown/Ellen Shipley (1980)

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Saturday Night Live: Season 6: Episode 4 -- The 'Mean Majority' of voters who went conservative speak out.
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Saturday Night Live: Season 6: Episode 4 -- Martin Brest's student film, Hot Dogs for Gaugin.
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Larry Arnstein (writer)
Billy Brown (writer)
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Original Air Date:
13 December 1980 (Season 6, Episode 4)
The host for the episode is Jamie Lee Curtis, and the musical guests are James Brown and Ellen Shipley... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast)

James Brown ... Himself
Ronnie Cuber

Jamie Lee Curtis ... Herself - Host / Various

Denny Dillon ... Member / Daughter / Woodswoman / Girl / Nadine
William Duff-Griffin ... Fletcher

Gilbert Gottfried ... Himself / Guy / Rodriguez
Tom Malone
Lou Marini
Gail Matthius ... Brooke Sheilds / Various

Eddie Murphy ... Performer / Himself / Secretary

Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)

Joe Piscopo ... Announcer / Paulie Herman / Husband / Himself / Guy / Hotel Owner
Ann Risley ... Grace / Janice / Camille / Black

Charles Rocket ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Ellen Shipley ... Herself - Musical Guest
Georg 'Jojje' Wadenius

Patrick Weathers ... Higgins

Danny DeVito ... Adrian (archive footage) (uncredited)

Matthew Laurance ... Guy / Pendleton (uncredited)
Neil Levy ... Passerby (uncredited)
Andy Murphy ... Badger (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Dave Wilson 
Martin Brest (segment "Hot Dogs for Gauguin")
Linda Lee Cadwell (film segment director) (as Linda Lee)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Larry Arnstein  writer
Billy Brown  writer
Ferris Butler  writer
John DeBellis  writer
Jean Doumanian  writer
Nancy Dowd  writer
Brian Doyle-Murray  writer
Leslie Fuller  writer
Mel Green  writer
David Hurwitz  writer
Sean Kelly  writer
Mitchell Kriegman  writer
Patricia Marx  writer
Douglas McGrath  writer
Tom Moore  writer
Pamela Norris  writer
Mark Reisman  writer
David Sheffield  writer
Jeremy Stevens  writer
Terry Sweeney  writer
Mason Williams  writer

Produced by
Audrey Peart Dickman .... associate producer
Jean Doumanian .... executive producer
Casting by
Neil Levy 
Production Design by
Akira Yoshimura 
Art Direction by
Bill Groom 
Lee Mayman 
Costume Design by
Karen Roston 
Makeup Department
John Quaglia .... hair stylist
Art Department
Bob Pook .... graphics
Sound Department
Scott Schachter .... audio
Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Hyms .... lighting (as Phil Hymes)
Marc Karzen .... still photographer
Gene Martin .... lighting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Burchard .... costume supervisor
Music Department
Tom Malone .... musician
Lou Marini .... musician
Other crew
Joe Dicso .... stage manager
Neil Levy .... talent coordinator
Patty MacDougall .... production coordinator
Robert Van Ry .... stage manager (as Bob Van Ry)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lorne Michaels  creator

Production CompaniesOther Companies

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This episode was rerun on "NBC's Classic Saturday Night Live" on April 30, 2005, but many network affiliates did not air it due to coverage involving Pope Benedict XVI's first day in office.See more »
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