The Nerds

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From Saturday Night Live, this sketch featured the original appearance of the nerd characters Lisa Loopner (Gilda Radner) and Todd DiLaMuca (Bill Murray). Only, in this incarnation, they're a band called The Nerds with Charles Knerlman (Steve Martin), playing "nerd rock" and pushing their album, Trying Desperately To Be Liked, to radio DJ Dan Ackroyd. The songs mentioned include: "I'll Give You My Lunch Money," "I Can't Help it If I Have Egg Salad on My Retainer," and "Let My Head Up Out of the John and I'll Give You Tomorrow's Lunch Money." The sketch's writer was inspired by Elvis Costello and how nerdy a rock star he was.