The host for the episode is Daniel J. Travanti, and the musical guest is John Cougar. The skits for this episode are as follows: After Daniel Travanti's opening monologue, Doug and Wendy ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Various / Capt. Frank Furillo
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The host for the episode is Daniel J. Travanti, and the musical guest is John Cougar. The skits for this episode are as follows: After Daniel Travanti's opening monologue, Doug and Wendy Whiner celebrate their anniversary. Rod Serling hosts an episode of The Twilight Zone about a world in which everyone does Ethel Merman. A series of skits feature Larry the Lobster, including: voting on Larry, Larry's story, what happens if Larry lives, and the final vote on Larry's fate at the end of the show. Additional skits include cooking with Marcello, Hill Street Blues, the Bavarian butterfly dance, Career Corner and Reagan brand economics. John Cougar performs "Hurts So Good" and "Ain't Even Done With The Night". Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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10 April 1982 (USA)  »

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This episode featured a phone-in poll in which viewers dialed a 900 number to determine whether a lobster named Larry would be boiled or saved. The outcome was that Larry lives. See more »

Quotes

Berne Bronsberg: I'm offering you Crème de la Merman.
[starts belting like Ethel Merman again]
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Crazy Credits

Host Daniel J. Travanti's on screen credit reads 'Daniel Travanti' in the opening credits, yet announcer Mel Brandt still pronounces his full name including the middle initial. See more »

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Edited into Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (2005) See more »

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Ain't Even Done With The Night
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Performed by John Mellencamp (as John Cougar)
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