Saturday Night Live

Season 4 Episode 8

Eric Idle/Kate Bush

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Dec 09, 1978 on NBC

Episode Recap

TELEPSYCHIC: Psyhic over the telephone Ray makes up predictions on the whim. (Aykroyd, Curtin (voice), Davis (voice), Murray (voice), Newman (voice), Radner (voice))

MONOLOGUE: Eric Idle goes backstage to see what is keeping the writers from delivering him his monologue. (Idle, Belushi, Davis, Morris, Murray, Newman, Radner, Joe Dicso, Brian Doyle-Murray, Lorne Michaels, Tom Schiller, Dave Wilson)

THE FRENCH CHEF: Julia Child severely cuts her hand while preparing a turkey. (Aykroyd)

A MADRIGAL: Eric Idle and castmembers perform a madrigal about a ship put to sea. (Idle, Curtin, Murray, Newman)

THE WOMAN HE LOVED: Prince Charles is in love with a woman living in a trailer park. (Idle, Aykroyd, Aykroyd (voice), Belushi, Newman)


WHAT DO YOU: Sound effects for answering questions, prizes and more dominate entire game show. (Idle, Radner, Tom Schiller)

WEEKEND UPDATE: During "Celebrity Corner," while interviewing Valerie Harper, Bill Murray informs her that she really isn't Jewish; new sports commentator and former first baseman for the New York Mets Chico Escuela only knows baseball; Jane Curtin and Bill Murray debate an oral sex moratorium on ERA problem; Father Guido Sarducci talks about nude wrestling. (Curtin, Morris, Murray, Novello, Radner)

CANDY SLICE RECORDING SESSION: Wasted Candy Slice turns recording session into chaos with her behavior. (Idle, Belushi, Curtin, Murray, Newman, Radner, Paul Shaffer, Howard Shore)

CONSUMER PROBE: Irwin Mainway shows off his endangered species fashions, much to the disgust of Joan Face. (Aykroyd, Curtin, Murray, Newman, Radner)

THE CANINE CHORUS: Talent agent sends band of singing dogs to parties and bar mitzvahs. (Murray)

COCHISE AT OXFORD: Unstable and rhetorical topics in Oxford classroom upsets the Native American. (Idle, Aykroyd, Belushi, Curtin, Morris, Murray, Newman, Radner)