Saturday Night Live

Season 10 Episode 17

Christopher Reeve/Santana

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Apr 06, 1985 on NBC
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Episode Summary

Live from New York, it's... Jim Belushi!

Sketches include "A.D. 13," "Superman Auditions," "Jackie Rogers Jr's $100,000 Jackpot Wad," a stand-up performance by Steven Wright, "Escaping the Germans," "Aging Superman," and "Talk Back."

Santana performed "Say It Again" and "Right Now."

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (3)

      • Christopher Guest: In New York this week, the ASPCA has accused the Ringling Brothers-Barnum & Bailey Circus of presenting a fake unicorn, charging it is actually a goat with a surgically-implanted horn. A circus spokesperson has denied the charge, saying that the animal is a sheep that suddenly sat down on a broomstick.

      • Christopher Reeve: (walks back over to Rachel) I'll protect you... I'll protect you. Okay, I'm ready.
        Richard Donner: Action. (fires the gun, and the unseen bullet breaks another window pane)
        Richard Donner: That's two windows.
        Christopher Reeve: That one bounced off my chin. I know I can do this. I've been practicing with my roommate all day. I know I can catch.

      • Steven Wright: I'm planning a trip to Spain so I bought an album that teaches you the language... you put the album on, you put headphones on, you learn the language while you're sleeping. During the night, the record skipped... I got up the next day, I could only stutter in Spanish.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Sketches not shown in the 60 minute version: Saturday Night News, "Superman Nursing Home," and Santana's performance of "Say It Again."

    • ALLUSIONS (1)