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Billy Crystal/Ed Koch/Edwin Newman/Don Novello/Betty Thomas/The Cars 

TV-14 | | Comedy, Music | Episode aired 12 May 1984
Five hosts compete for airtime with the regular cast. Billy Crystal appears as Sammy Davis Jr. with Joe Piscopo's Frank Sinatra in the cold opening and as Fernando on Saturday Night News. ... See full summary »

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(head writer), (as Jim Belushi) | 16 more credits »
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Cast

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Himself - Co-Host / Sammy Davis Jr. / Fernando Lamas
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Himself - Co-Host (as Mayor Ed Koch)
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Himself - Co-Host
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Father Guido Sarducci - Co-Host (as Father Guido Sarducci)
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Herself - Co-Host / Self Defence student
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Various / Willie Nelson (as Jim Belushi)
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Various
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Various / Dr, Ruth Westheimer
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Various
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Various / Worthington Clotman / Moe / Dr. Jack Badofsky
Gary Kroeger ...
Various / Ira Needleman / Larry
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Various
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Various / Frank Sinatra / Curly
The Cars ...
Themselves - Musical Guest
Joel Hodgson ...
Himself
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Storyline

Five hosts compete for airtime with the regular cast. Billy Crystal appears as Sammy Davis Jr. with Joe Piscopo's Frank Sinatra in the cold opening and as Fernando on Saturday Night News. Mayor Ed Koch plugs his book on "Mayor Koch's Neighborhood". Edwin Newman comes out of retirement to host Saturday Night News and appear on the 'Hello, Trudy!' show. Father Guido Sarducci does pre-recorded street interviews is seen in a repeat of a commercial for " I got you Willie, I got you Guido' (with Jim Belushi as Willie Nelson). Betty Thomas joins a self defense class run by the Three Stooges. On top of that, Joel Hodgson does his act, Timothy Hutton cameos because he directed the video for The Car's song 'Drive' and dentist Ira Needleman (Gary Kroeger) turns his video dating video into a music video as well. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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1.33 : 1
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This episode had five hosts. This was the largest number of hosts for one episode since the five members of The Rolling Stones hosted in 1978. See more »

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References Ironside (1967) See more »

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Drive
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Performed by The Cars
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