The host for the episode is Chevy Chase (his third appearance as host), and the musical guest is Queen. The skits for this episode are as follows: Chevy Chase announces from a TV screen ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Land Shark
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Curator / Tester
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Art Critic
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Saturday Night News Anchor / Various
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father / Father Andrew B. Titus / Larry Bud Melman
Gary Kroeger ...
Critic / son / James Watt / Paul Shaffer / Pastor Harvey S. Peters
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Victim / April May June
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Tyrone Green / Spokesperson / Gumby
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Himself / David Letterman
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The host for the episode is Chevy Chase (his third appearance as host), and the musical guest is Queen. The skits for this episode are as follows: Chevy Chase announces from a TV screen that because of a missed flight, he will have to host the show via satellite from California. He prepares to begin the first skit, but a stagehand accidentally knocks over his TV. For his opening monologue, Chevy speaks from a broken TV at the foot of the stage. Angry young artist and poet Tyrone Green displays his hatred of white people through his art at a gallery packed with white art connoisseurs. Joe Piscopo confesses his love for Rose Kennedy and asks her to marry him. John Hinckley announces his campaign for the presidency from his hospital cell. A mystery show presents a scene about a woman being accosted by a land shark that turns out to be on a video screen. Inventor Ron Popiel presents the Galactic Prophylactic, made of rubber and steel and guaranteed to last for fifty years. David Letterman... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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25 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Chevy Chase hosted via satellite from NBC's studios in Burbank, California from the set of 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson'. Chase explains that he missed his flight to New York. This was the only time that the host did not appear on stage. See more »

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Spoofs Late Night with David Letterman (1982) See more »

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