Hosted by Hill Street Blues star Betty Thomas with music by The Stray Cats, the show is interrupted several times for special reports concerning the US invasion of Switzerland. The crisis ... See full summary »

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Hosted by Hill Street Blues star Betty Thomas with music by The Stray Cats, the show is interrupted several times for special reports concerning the US invasion of Switzerland. The crisis came about after so-called 'Swiss Neutrallist' short changed an American tourist in a chocolate shop. Two sketches starring Eddie Murphy, including the famous "James Brown Hot Tub" were prerecorded for this show. Meanwhile, on Saturday Night News, new guy Jim Belushi has trouble coming up with a catchphrase or routine that hasn't already been done. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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5 November 1983 (USA)  »

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The two sketches starring Eddie Murphy were prerecorded. See more »

Quotes

James Brown: Shall I get in the hot tub?
Band: YEAH!
James Brown: Will it make me sweat?
Band: YEAH!
James Brown: Shall I get in the hot tub?
Band: YEAH!
James Brown: Will it make me wet?
Band: YEAH!
James Brown: [smiling widely] Well, well, well!
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References The A-Team (1983) See more »

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I Won't Stand in Your Way
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Performed by The Stray Cats
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