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Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul/Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns 

The host for the episode is Robert Hayes, and the musical guests are Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crown and 14 Karat Soul. The skits for this episode are as follows: Ted Koppel announces that ... See full summary »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Robert Hays ... Himself - Host / Various
Denny Dillon ... Mrs. Denton / Dena Disco / Nadine / Various
Gilbert Gottfried ... Maize / Herbert Denton / Various
Gail Matthius ... Weekend Update Anchor / Roweena / Various
Joe Piscopo ... Ted Koppel / Various
Ann Risley ... Tiffany Fleur / Various
Charles Rocket ... Mr. Ziegler / Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Joe King Carrasco Joe King Carrasco ... Himself - Musical Guest (as Joe 'King' Carrasco & the Crowns)
Matthew Laurance ... Tomato / Various
Eddie Murphy ... Eddie Atari / Various
Patrick Weathers ... Ravi Shankar / Various
14 Karat Soul 14 Karat Soul ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Don Pardo ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
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The host for the episode is Robert Hayes, and the musical guests are Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crown and 14 Karat Soul. The skits for this episode are as follows: Ted Koppel announces that now that the hostages are safely back from Iran, NBC News will continue to harass their families as they count the former hostages' days out of captivity. For his opening monologue, Robert Hays notes that NBC will be using a new instant Neilsen Rating system to let everyone know how popular the show is, then is forced to start ad-libbing provocative topics to get the ratings back up. A Native American pitches the psychedelic pleasures of mushroom-based Dazola spread. Robert finds an inflatable prostitute in his hotel room, accompanied by her inflatable pimp. A sports reporter interviews video game champion Eddie Atari. NBC holds a telethon to help save the network. Three panelists discuss the upcoming Super Bowl, getting outrageously worked up over the game's importance. When the musician hired for ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1981 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although Eddie Murphy is still introduced as a featured player during the opening credits, he mentions during the show that he has been promoted to be the seventh official cast member. He also mentions that his newfound fame won't go to his head. See more »

Quotes

Reaganco Spokesperson: Yes, you can walk on the President with the ravishing Ronald Reagan linoleum tiles. They're hard, they're tough, they're stubborn, and Ronnie's face glows in the dark! What an exciting decoration concept.
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Connections

Spoofs Ordinary People (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wish That We Were Married
(uncredited)
Performed by 14 Karat Soul
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