Saturday Night Live: Season 9, Episode 1

Brandon Tartikoff/John Cougar Mellencamp (8 Oct. 1983)

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The host for this episode is Brandon Tartikoff and the musical guest is John Cougar Mellencamp (his second appearance, his first under his real surname). Sketches are: Gross, Kazurinsky and... See full summary »

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The host for this episode is Brandon Tartikoff and the musical guest is John Cougar Mellencamp (his second appearance, his first under his real surname). Sketches are: Gross, Kazurinsky and Murphy are at Brandon's office; Brooke Shields under the pseudonym of "Martha" endorses Calvin Klein Cream Pies; James Watt is hated by his maid Rose; Art Hammond interviews a jazz musician; Herb Fein; the Whiners have ideas for their show; Gumby has a rehearsal; Larry's Corner; two criminals take a shop and an NBC self-parody ad. John Cougar Mellencamp performs "Pink Houses" and "Crumbling Down". Written by Martin Villafuerte, Lima, Peru

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Brandon Tartikoff wore a wig in this episode as he was undergoing cancer treatment at the time. See more »

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