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Donald Pleasance/Fear 

The host for the episode is Donald Pleasance, and the musical guest is Fear. The skits for this episode are as follows: A Jogger Motel traps annoying joggers with a glue they can't jog out ... See full summary »

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Dave Wilson, Andy Warhol
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Donald Pleasence ... Self - Host / Various
Robin Duke ... Various
Christine Ebersole ... Various
Mary Gross ... Various
Tim Kazurinsky ... Various
Eddie Murphy ... Various
Joe Piscopo ... Various
Tony Rosato ... Various
Brian Doyle-Murray ... SNL Newsbreak Anchor / Various
Fear Fear ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Mel Brandt Mel Brandt ... Self - Announcer (voice)
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The Saturday Night Live Band The Saturday Night Live Band ... Themselves
Lee Ving ... Musical Guest (as Fear)
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Donald Pleasance, and the musical guest is Fear. The skits for this episode are as follows: A Jogger Motel traps annoying joggers with a glue they can't jog out of. Jerry Lewis shows people his two completely different personas. Donald Pleasance shares his pumpkin carving tips. Tips are provided on how to survive in Harlem. A repeat skit presents rising literary stars who are all ex-cons. Other skits include vomiting for luck, profiles in British courage, 'Last Night I Killed My Husband', tales from the hip, Annie intermission, sugar breakfast, Andy Warhol's TV, and the Vic Salukin Show. Fear performs "I Don't Care About You", Beef Bologna", New York's All Right If You Like Saxophones" and "Let's Have a War". Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Trivia

Michael O'Donoghue wrote many dark sketches for this episode that Dick Ebersol cut during rehearsals. One of them was a short film portraying NBC president Fred Silverman as Adolf Hitler. Silverman - who is Jewish - threatened to sue if the short aired. O'Donoghue was fired two months later. See more »

Quotes

Mary Gross: Ok, I'm no critic, but that movie bites major hose.
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Connections

Features Andy Warhol's TV (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm So Miserable
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Performed by Christine Ebersole
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1981 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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