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The SNL Archives
March 25, 1989
Host:Mary Tyler Moore
Musical Guest:Elvis Costello
Episode Number:14.15  (# 261)  Info...
Don Pardo is noticeably sick during the opening montage and the Weekend Update voiceover.
Titles Cast Host Musical Guest Special Guest Cameo Characters Impressions Full Summary Statistics
Cold OpeningThe 61st Annual Academy Awards 
ShowThe Dan Quayle Show 
Musical Performance"Veronica"
Elvis Costello breaks several guitar strings during his performance.
Weekend Update 
Dennis Miller ad-libs "OK, where are we?", and then "At least you know it's live" following the bad timing of a few pictures used for an Oliver North joke.
SketchSweeney Sisters 
ShowRobot Repair 
CommercialLady Rhemington 
Musical Performance"Let Him Dangle" 
SketchRequiem For Death 
FilmSchiller's Reel
Broadway Story
ShowWayne's World