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Paul Simon/George Harrison 

The host for the episode is Paul Simon (his second appearance), and the musical guest is George Harrison. The skits for this episode are as follows: George Harrison feels that he should ... See full summary »

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Dave Wilson, Gary Weis | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Paul Simon ... Himself - Host / Musical Guest
Dan Aykroyd ... Tom Snyder / Rod Serling / Various
John Belushi ... Henry Kissinger / Various
Jane Curtin ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Garrett Morris ... Various
Laraine Newman ... Various
Gilda Radner ... Baba Wawa / Various
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Paul Simon (his second appearance), and the musical guest is George Harrison. The skits for this episode are as follows: George Harrison feels that he should receive the $3000 Lorne Michaels promised the Beatles for appearing on the show, while Paul Simon has doubts about the costume he's been asked to wear. Paul Simon starts to sing "Still Crazy After All These Years" dressed as a turkey, but gives up halfway through and tells Lorne he won't do it. A housewife raves about mineral-packed Quarry cereal. Baba Wawa interviews Henry Kissenger. During the Weekend Update, Jane Curtain reports on contraceptives, expenditures by the Carter campaign, Morris the Cat's attempted suicide, and a new strain of gonorrhea. Rod Serling presents an episode of the Twilight Zone in which three actresses end up in a motel room with a television show presenter. A violent renegade named Billy Paul fights racism at an ice cream parlor. Paul Simon performs "50 Ways to Leave Your ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1976 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

NBC Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Episode includes the legendary skit of Paul Simon singing "Still Crazy After All These Years" in a turkey costume, stopping partway and through and then "arguing" with producer Lorne Michaels that the skit isn't working and he just looks like an "idiot." See more »

Quotes

Paul Simon: [singing in a Turkey Outfit] I met my old lover on the street last night. She seemed so glad to see me, I just smiled. And we talked about the old times and we drank ourselves some beers. Still Crazy After all these years. Oh! Still Crazy After All These Years.
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Alternate Versions

When this show was reran in 1991, several edits were made. Paul Simon's performance of "Something So Right" and George's promotional film for "This Song" were removed and replaced with sketches from other shows. This version of the episode continued to be rerun. See more »

Connections

Edited into Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Something So Right
Written and Performed by Paul Simon
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