cognitivedissonance Most of this was straight up recycled for the 90s movie. Dan Ackroyd has a tendency to hoard his scripts for decades.
Seven Arts/H8 Red To be fair, Al Franken and Tom Davis were in on the recycling, as the animated pilot is an expansion of the SNL sketches. For an idea as one-note as "well, OUR Vulcans are fuck-ups", the Coneheads squeezed out a lot of mileage at a time before it became a crucial widget of the Lorne Michaels machine.
cognitivedissonance It's crazy to me that I've seen the conversion, rise and fall of Al Franken in the scope of my own lifetime.