Originally Posted by Rockntractor
This reminded me of an old SNL skit about a men's rape hotline. No clip, but I found a transcript:
Originally Posted by Apocalypse
You've Come A Long Way, Buddy Yesterday's parody is today's policy.
Ted Meyers.....Dan Aykroyd
Bob Lewis.....Garrett Morris
Roy Matthews.....Bill Murray
Sam Montgomery.....John Belushi
[ Music Open: Beetoven ]
Craig: Good afternoon, and welcome to "You've Come A Long WAy, Buddy", the show for men, by men. We have an all-male staff; our researchers are men, our writers, the producer, even the cameramen are men. Today we have with us.. [ show Roy Matthews ] ..Roy Matthews, of the National Organization of Men.. [ show Bob Lewis ] ..Bob Lewis, of the Black Young Men's Recreational Center.. [ show Sam Montgomery ] ..Sam Montgomery, who has started a rape hotline.. [ show Ted Meyers ] ..and Ted Meyers, who's brought with him some paintings, painted by men artists, which are currently on exhibit at the Brothers' Art Collective Gallery, and we've decorated our set with some of these paintings by men.
Craig: Our last guest is Sam Montgomery, who, I understand, has started a twenty-four hour rape hotline.
Sam Montgomery: That's right, Craig. Almost invariably, a man is very upset after he's committed a rape, and we give the rapist an opportunity to talk to someone who understands what he's gone through.
Craig: Do you encourage the rapist to go to the police?
Sam Montgomery: Yes, of course. A big reason why there are so many rapes is that rapists very often do not go to the police.
Craig: Why not?
Sam Montgomery: Well, the police treat the rapist with disrespect; they arrest him; the police psychiatrists, who are often women, ask him embarrassing questions. It's a humiliating experience.
Craig: I think it's marvelous what you're doing. And I believe we have a number the rapist can call twenty-four hours a day..
[ SUPER: "Rape-Rap" ]
There it is. Rape-Rap. 5555-3355.
Sam Montgomery: We'd like to thank the phone company for cooperating by giving us that phone number.
Craig: [ to camera ] So, if you've raped someone in the last few days, why don't you give that number a call?
Sam Montgomery: It's completely anonymous. And we see that the name is not printed in the paper. Very often, to be known as a rapist is a social stigma, and it can ruin a man's life.
Craig: And good luck to you, Sam.
Sam Montgomery: Thank you, Craig.
Craig: We've run out of time. Thanks, men. Tune in tomorrow, when Mayor Beame talks about micing marriage and a career.
[ fade ]