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

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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) (in credits order)

Jamie Lee Curtis ... Herself - Host / Various

Denny Dillon ... Member / Daughter / Woodswoman / Girl / Nadine

Gilbert Gottfried ... Himself / Guy / Rodriguez
Gail Matthius ... Brooke Sheilds / Various

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

Charles Rocket ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various

James Brown ... Himself - Musical Guest
Ellen Shipley ... Herself - Musical Guest

Matthew Laurance ... Guy / Pendleton

Eddie Murphy ... Performer / Himself / Secretary

Patrick Weathers ... Higgins

Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ronnie Cuber ... Band member (uncredited)

Danny DeVito ... Adrian (archive footage) (uncredited)
William Duff-Griffin ... Fletcher (archive footage) (uncredited)
Neil Levy ... Passerby (uncredited)
Tom Malone ... Band member (uncredited)
Lou Marini ... Band member (uncredited)
Andy Murphy ... Badger (uncredited)
Georg 'Jojje' Wadenius ... Band member (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
Larry Arnstein (writer) &
Barry W. Blaustein (writer) &
Billy Brown (writer) &
Mel Green (writer) &
Ferris Butler (writer) &
John DeBellis (writer) &
Jean Doumanian (writer) &
Brian Doyle-Murray (writer) &
Leslie Fuller (writer) &
Mitchell Kriegman (writer) &
Douglas McGrath (writer) &
Pamela Norris (writer) &
David Sheffield (writer) &
Terry Sweeney (writer) and
David Hurwitz (writer)

Mason Williams (script consultant)

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

Additional Details


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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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