April 7th, 2001
A Message From the President of the United StatesSummary: President George W. Bush (Will Ferrell) delivers a list of his orders to China.
Recurring Characters: President George W. Bush.
Alec Baldwin’s MonologueSummary: Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond) gives now-single Alec Baldwin some pointers on meeting women.
Recurring Characters: Bill Clinton.
Reliable InvestmentsSummary: While advising an investor (Ana Gasteyer) on recent Wall Street woes, a broker (Alec Baldwin) jumps to his death.
Delicious DishSummary: Pete Schweddy (Alec Baldwin) discusses his new ball park weiner business with Margaret Jo McCullen (Ana Gasteyer) and new co-anchor Lynn Bershad (Rachel Dratch).
Recurring Characters: Margaret Jo McCullen, Pete Schweddy.
Tough GuySummary: Sgt. Jack Wilcox (Alec Baldwin) lets his fellow soldiers knows that he’s ready to take on the Chinese single-handedly.
Inside the Actors StudioSummary: Charles Nelson Reilly (Alec Baldwin) receives the royal treatment from James Lipton (Will Ferrell).
Recurring Characters: James Lipton.
Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon & Tina FeySummary: Tracy Morgan discusses what happened with Daryl Strawberry. Jimmy Fallon delivers “I Have An Opinion” International. Tina Fey delivers a rant against Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends. Kid Rock and David Spade present the latest Hollywood Minute news.
Coldplay performs “Yellow”
Red Ships of SpainSummary: Robert Goulet (Will Ferrell) and his brothers Wes (Chris Parnell) and Ken (Alec Baldwin) star together in a new musical.
Recurring Characters: Robert Goulet.
The Bush Tax CutSummary: Tom Daschle (Chris Kattan) and Richard Gephardt (Darrell Hammond) ruin a press conference while discussing the Bush tax cut.
Recurring Characters: Richard Gephardt.
Lasting ImpressionsSummary: Artists Tony Villone (Alec Baldwin) and Ricky (Jimmy Fallon) show how to add a touch of class to photos by painting them inside of a brandy snifter.
Coldplay performs “Don’t Panic”
Dress Rehearsal Cuts
Terrence MaddoxSummary: Terrence Maddox (Will Ferrell) and fellow vagrant Sebastian Clay (Alec Baldwin) compete to be the subjects of a Black & White photograpy class.
Recurring Characters: Terrance Maddox.