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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