Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 27: Episode 6
November 17th, 2001
Billy Bob Thornton
Donald Rumsfeld Press BriefingSummary: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (Darrell Hammond) takes questions from the press corps.
Recurring Characters: Donald Rumsfeld.
Billy Bob Thornton’s MonologueSummary: Billy Bob Thornton endures questions from audience members imitating his character from “Sling Blade.”
Gay ThanksgivingSummary: The flamboyant antics of a gay Indian (Billy Bob Thornton) ruin the first Thanksgiving for the Pilgrims.
EPT Home Pregnancy TestSummary: Strangers (Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler) check to see if they’re pregnant.
Note: Repeat from 11/03/01.
Nick Burns, Your Company Computer GuySummary: Nick Burns’ (Jimmy Fallon) dad (Billy Bob Thornton) helps him insult the office flunkies when their father-son lunch is interrupted.
Recurring Characters: Nick Burns.
Brian Fellow’s Safari PlanetSummary: More animal mayhem and stupidity with Brian Fellow (Tracy Morgan).
Recurring Characters: Brian Fellow.
Inside the Actor’s StudioSummary: Following an excruciating interview session, Billy Bob Thornton conducts a personal manhunt of James Lipton (Will Ferrell).
Recurring Characters: James Lipton.
Martha Stewart LivingSummary: Martha Stewart (Ana Gasteyer) offers patriotic Thanksgiving tips to her viewers.
Recurring Characters: Martha Stewart.
War PartySummary: Partygoers celebrate the latest U.S. victory in Afghanistan.
Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon & Tina FeySummary: Harry Potter (Rachel Dratch) is exhausted during his movie press junket.
Recurring Characters: Harry Potter.
Creed performs “My Sacrifice”
Fenced-In AreaSummary: A complacent farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) hasn’t decided on what to do with the fenced-in-area of his yard.
Creed performs “Bullets”
My Big Thick NovelSummary: Author Jack Handey expresses his irk with hooligans and shenanigans.