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David Carradine/Linda Ronstadt/Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance' 

The host for the episode is David Carradine, and the musical guests are the cast from The Pirates of Penzance. The skits for this episode are as follows: Joe Piscopo tries out his voice to ... See full summary »

Directors:

Dave Wilson, Linda Lee Cadwell (as Linda Lee) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
David Carradine ... Himself - Host / Caine / Woody Guthrie / Various
Denny Dillon ... Debby / Various
Gilbert Gottfried ... Master Po / Various
Gail Matthius ... Nun / Various
Ann Risley ... Herself / Nurse / Ms. Phillips / Various
Charles Rocket ... Himself / Weekend Update Anchor / Mr. Post / Various
The Cast of The Pirates of Penzance The Cast of The Pirates of Penzance
Linda Ronstadt ... Mabel Stanley - Musical Guest (as The Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance')
Rex Smith ... Frederic - Musical Guest (as The Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance')
George Rose ... Major-General Stanley - Musical Guest (as The Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance')
Yvonne Hudson ... Shopper / Ms. Robley
Matthew Laurance ... Vickie / Various
Eddie Murphy ... Bruce Lee / Lt. Sam Cleveland / Various
Patrick Weathers ... Bob Dylan / Shipper
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is David Carradine, and the musical guests are the cast from The Pirates of Penzance. The skits for this episode are as follows: Joe Piscopo tries out his voice to become the next SNL announcer, but Don Pardo quickly quashes his hopes. David Carradine wants to sing "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" for his opening monologue, but Charles Rocket steps in and stops him at the last moment. A gun shop invites customers to come by for their last-minute Christmas shopping. Caine, the traveling kung-fu master, gets some fashion advice from the owner of a menswear shop. Valley girls Vickie and Debbie go down to the mall to try and impress some boys. For the Rocket Report, Charles does a story about a derelict Santa wandering the streets of New York. Bob Dylan goes to visit Woody Guthrie in the hospital, where the two converse only in folk-song lyrics. An NBC executive stages a worldwide search for a virgin. David extols the virtues of Dopenhagen smokeless marijuana. Mr. Bill ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1980 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Man: So, where was you all when the Colonel died?
Woman: Oh, well, I was buying chicken, as a matter of fact.
[tearful]
Woman: What were you doing?
Man: Oh, I was eating chicken.
[nods and chews his chicken]
Man: What were you doin', Dave?
Dave: Eh, I was sleepin' with a chicken. I can't get enough of this stuff.
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References Dallas (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

The Pirates of Penzance Medley
(uncredited)
Performed by Linda Ronstadt, George Rose, Rex Smith and The Cast of The Pirates of Penzance
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