The host for the episode is Robert Urich, and the musical guest is Mink DeVille. The skits for this episode are as follows: Before the show, the cast compares host Robert Urich with Burt Reynolds. Buckwheat performs with his backup singers, Da Dupreems. A repeat skit about a boy away from home calling his mother with a ransom demand. Paul Harvey gives the news and tells anecdotes about the lives of famous people. Raheem Abdul Muhammad reviews more films. A new version of Dr. Strangelove features President Reagan and Edwin Meese. An ad urges people to go out and treat themselves to fur. Dr. Jack Badofsky returns to Weekend Update for another health report. In a monster movie, a Thing destroys Tokyo. Additional skits include buying a bullet for a hungry kid, the Golden Age School of Obedience, koala embryos, the headline challenge, and low-class Italian theater. Mink DeVille performs "Maybe Tomorrow" and "Love and Emotion". Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
First episode to air after the death of John Belushi
. The original broadcast of this episode included a tribute to Belushi by Brian Doyle-Murray
. This was removed from the repeats. See more