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Short summary

Sketch's include "Gerry And The Mon-Dells", "Young Christians for Reagan", "Baby Double", "Fernando's "Hideaway", "The Folksmen", "Buddy Young Jr. Is Back!'. "First Draft Theater", "Madonna Navel Accessories", "PBS Pledgebration", "Rabbi", "Mondale Headquarters", "SNL Fashion Report" Musical numbers are "Old Joe's Place", "I Feel For You", and "This is My Night".

The "Pledge-A-Bration" sketch is included on the Harry Shearer: Now You See It DVD.

This is the debut of the characters of The Folksmen who would later appear in A Mighty Wind (2003).

One of the cameramen portrays Barry Manilow during the "Fernando's Hideway" sketch. The real Manilow was scheduled to appear but canceled at the last minute.

Sheila E. was originally announced as the musical guest for this episode.

Episode credited cast:
Michael McKean Michael McKean - Himself - Host / Jerry Palter / Various
Jim Belushi Jim Belushi - Various (as James Belushi) (credit only)
Billy Crystal Billy Crystal - Fernando Lamas / Buddy Young Jr. / Harvey / Rabbi
Mary Gross Mary Gross - Geraldine Ferraro / Ruth Westheimer
Christopher Guest Christopher Guest - Alan Barrows / Various
Rich Hall Rich Hall - Scientist / Juror / Mondale Staffer / David Bryne
Gary Kroeger Gary Kroeger - Scientist / Juror / Walter Mondale
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Jean Kirkpatrick / Martha Siskine
Harry Shearer Harry Shearer - Mark Shubb / Various
Martin Short Martin Short - Larry / Harry Edelson / Jonathan Gillespie
Pamela Stephenson Pamela Stephenson - Madonna / Ann Redman
Chaka Khan Chaka Khan - Herself - Musical Guest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Pardo Don Pardo - Himself - Announcer (voice)
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