SNL Transcripts: Rob Lowe: 10/07/00


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  Season 26: Episode 1

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


October 7th, 2000

Rob Lowe



Dennis McNicholas

Paula Pell

Jim Downey

Ralph Nader

Lorne Michaels


Tim Meadows

Brendan Fraser
First Presidential DebateSummary: In their first debate monitored by Jim Lehrer (Chris Parnell), Al Gore (Darrell Hammond) dominates all the questions before George W. Bush (Will Ferrell) can give an incoherent answer.

Recurring Characters: George W. Bush, Al Gore, Jim Lehrer.



Rob Lowe’s MonologueSummary: Rob Lowe taackles off-topic questions about “The West Wing” from members of the audience.

Also Hosted: 89o, 96q.


Corn Chip Nail TipsSummary: The perfect snack food for hip hop nail biters.

Monday Night FootballSummary: Al Michaels (Darrell Hammond) is flustered by lack of professionalism from his new co-hosts, Dan Fouts (Will Ferrell) and Dennis Miller (Jimmy Fallon).

Recurring Characters: Al Michaels, Dan Fouts, Dennis Miller, Eric Dickerson.


Ralph Nader BackstageSummary: Backstage, Ralph Nader tries to sell Rob Lowe on his government ideas.


Pros & ConsSummary: Nancy Grace (Ana Gasteyer) discusses the self-involved detective work of meddlers Shaggy (Rob Lowe) and Scooby Doo.

Recurring Characters: Nancy Grace.


Eminem & Dido perform “Stan”

Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon & Tina FeySummary: Ladies man Leon Phelps (Tim Meadows) promotes his new movie during a supposed Hollywood editorial. Tina Fey rants about Britney Spears. Againg rappers Grand Master Rap (Jerry Minor) and Kid Shazaam (Horatio Sanz) laud newcomer Eminem.

Recurring Characters: Leon Phelps, Grand Master Rap, Kid Shazaam.


Airport Blind DateSummary: Ray Murphy (Molly Shannon) makes her blind date, Rick Jennings (Will Ferrell), uncomfortable during their first face-to-face meeting.


Dateline Pre-TapesSummary: While pre-taping a promo for a story on trampolines, Stone Phillips (Rob Lowe) attempts to perfect his delivery.

Recurring Characters: Stone Phillips.


Eminem performs “The Real Slim Shady”

Chris Kattan ProfileSummary: Olympic-style coverage previews Chris Kattan getting ready for his next sketch.

Note: Because the show had run short on time, the sketch Chris Kattan is seen preparing for was unable to air on the live show.

Dream Team 2000Summary: Stock footage displays the arrogance of USA athletes at the Summer Olympics.



Dress Rehearsal Cuts

MangoSummary: Rob Lowe studies Mango’s movements so he can play him in what turns out to be a porno film.

Recurring Characters: Mango.

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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