Saturday Night Live

Season 12 Episode 7

Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders & Buster Poindexter

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Dec 13, 1986 on NBC

Episode Recap

IRANIAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: Iranian assembly question witness as to controversial arms for hostages deal. (Brown, Carvey, Hartman, Lovitz, Nealon)
MONOLOGUE: Steve Guttenberg plays the tuba with the SNL band. (Guttenberg, G.E. Smith)
MCSOOSHI: McDonald's extensive menu now is the home of raw fish. (Hooks, Jackson, Nealon, Al Franken(voice))
DEREK STEVENS' MARKETING EXPERT: Marketing agent says that Derek Stevens' album sales would soar if he was dead. (Carvey, Hartman, Nealon)
BLIND MAN SEDUCTION: A homosexual man uses devious tactics to try and get in bed with a blind man. (Guttenberg, Lovitz)
"DON'T GET ME WRONG": (Pretenders)
SIDESHOW OF THE STARS: Penn & Teller introduce several celebrities' freakish talents including bearded lady Tyne Daly, human pin cushion Sally Kellerman and geek Charlton Heston. (Penn & Teller, Carvey, Dunn, Hartman, Hooks, Nealon)
WEEKEND UPDATE: Spelling bee participant misspells "aiieeeee" and loses the contest; Babette sensually discusses USA-France relations. (Guttenberg, Dunn, Hooks, Jackson, Miller)
MOVIE TALK: The Keisters meet their daughter Marge's new boyfriend, Steve, and expel their lack of movie knowledge. (Guttenberg, Hartman, Hooks, Jackson)
PENN & TELLER: Penn & Teller perform the most expensive card trick ever shown. (Penn & Teller)
THE BACK PAGE: Columnists look for the top story that would show nicely on the back page of their newspaper. (Guttenberg, Carvey, Dunn, Hartman, Lovitz, Lovitz (VO), Nealon)
FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: Actress' mistake of misinterpreting talent agent's gesticulation during a phone call turns tragic. (Jackson, Nealon)
BOB ROBERTS: Conservative yuppie Bob Roberts sings his life and views for audiences all around. (Eriq La Salle, Tim Robbins)
AL-ANON: Enhanced Christmas spirit is one of many instances of abusing alcohol. (Carvey, Dunn, Hartman, Hooks, Jackson)
"ROCKIN' GOOD WAY": (Chrissie Hynde, Buster Poindexter)