Saturday Night Live

Season 3 Episode 1

Steve Martin/Jackson Browne

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Sep 24, 1977 on NBC

Episode Recap

AN OVAL OFFICE: Ousted Bert Lance gets recognized with the National Express credit card. (Aykroyd, Belushi)

MONOLOGUE: Steve Martin sings "Mack The Knife" and asks the audience where he can find handcuffs for his cat. (Martin)

KROMEGA III: [sketch synopsis unavailable] (Curtin (VO))

FESTRUNKS PING-PONG: Jorge and Yortuk Festrunk try to woo two girls playing ping-pong with their Czechoslavakian appeal. (Martin, Aykroyd, Curtin, Radner)

"RUNNIN' ON EMPTY": (Browne)

WEEKEND UPDATE: Laraine Newman brings back a snow globe depiction of deceased Mao Tse Tung from her trip to China; Bill Murray didn't see "The Deep" but he feels it's a rip-off of "Jaws"; Garrett Morris shows a film clip of a home-run record breaking Japanese player; John Belushi chose a student from Mexico because of his drug connections; an emergency broadcast system scroll for the hard of hearing is shown. (Aykroyd, Belushi, Curtin, Morris, Murray, Newman)

MIKE MCMACK, DEFENSE LAWYER: Defense attorney makes rape victim look like the criminal. (Martin, Belushi, Davis, Morris, Murray, Radner, Andy Murphy)

COMPUTERIZED CONFESSION: Priest shows confessor what needs to be done about his sins on his computer. (Aykroyd, Morris, Rosie Shuster)

GREAT MOMENTS IN ROCK & ROLL: Still Roy Orbison sings "Pretty Woman" which was based on a hippie he loved. (Belushi, Murray, Newman)

THE FRANKEN AND DAVIS SHOW: Al Franken and Tom Davis introduce what a male beauty pageant would be like. (Martin, Aykroyd, Belushi, Curtin, Davis, Franken, Morris, Murray, Jim Downey, Neil Levy, Tom Schiller, Rosie Shuster, Akira Yoshimura, Alan Zweibel)

ROYAL DELUXE II: Car rides so smooth that a rabbi performs a perfect circumcision inside. (Aykroyd, Morris, Radner)

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