Saturday Night Live: Season 6, Episode 5

David Carradine/Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance' (20 Dec. 1980)

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The host for the episode is David Carradine, and the musical guests are the cast from The Pirates of Penzance. The skits for this episode are as follows: Joe Piscopo tries out his voice to ... See full summary »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Various
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Various
Yvonne Hudson ...
Ms. Robley
Matthew Laurance ...
Various
Gail Matthius ...
Various
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Various
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Various
Ann Risley ...
Various
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The Cast of The Pirates of Penzance
Linda Ronstadt ...
Mabel - Musical Guest (as The Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance')
George Rose ...
Major-General Stanley - Musical Guest (as The Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance')
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Frederic - Musical Guest (as The Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance')
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Himself - Host / Various
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The host for the episode is David Carradine, and the musical guests are the cast from The Pirates of Penzance. The skits for this episode are as follows: Joe Piscopo tries out his voice to become the next SNL announcer, but Don Pardo quickly quashes his hopes. David Carradine wants to sing "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" for his opening monologue, but Charles Rocket steps in and stops him at the last moment. A gun shop invites customers to come by for their last-minute Christmas shopping. Caine, the traveling kung-fu master, gets some fashion advice from the owner of a menswear shop. Valley girls Vickie and Debbie go down to the mall to try and impress some boys. For the Rocket Report, Charles does a story about a derelict Santa wandering the streets of New York. Bob Dylan goes to visit Woody Guthrie in the hospital, where the two converse only in folk-song lyrics. An NBC executive stages a worldwide search for a virgin. David extols the virtues of Dopenhagen smokeless marijuana. Mr. Bill ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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