SNL Transcripts: Ellen Degeneres: 12/15/01


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December 15th, 2001

Ellen Degeneres

No Doubt

Mayor Rudolph Guiliani

  • CBS Terrorist Update

    Osama bin Laden (Will Ferrell) video reveals contest of ideas.

    Recurring Characters: Dan Rather.

  • Ellen Degeneres’ Monologue

    Degeneres admits that lesbianism was just for one-upmanship.

  • The Culps

    Culps (Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer) sing at mall pageant.

    Recurring Characters: Marty Culp, Bobbie Mohan-Culp.

  • Kitty Singleton, Federal Agent

    Federal Agent (Degeneres) gets beaten during undercover case.

  • TV Funhouse

    “The Narrator That Ruined Christmas” blames 9/11 attacks.

  • No Doubt performs “Hey, Baby”

  • Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon & Tina Fey

    Tracy Morgan provides selfish romantic gift ideas.

    Tina and Jimmy sing tribute to Mayor Rudolph Guiliani.

  • Mango

    Degeneres turns back on lesbianism for romance with Mango (Chris Kattan).

    Recurring Characters: Mango.

  • Family Vacation

    Traveling family leave home vulnerable to self-disaster.

  • My Big Thick Novel

    Sigh in front of aliens covers for unnoticed flatulence.

  • Christmas Stepmother

    Grown kids (Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler) hate substitute mom (Degeneres).

  • Dick Cheney’s Snowglobe

    Cheney (Darrell Hammond) reflects whole shaking snowglobe.

    Snowglobed Horatio Sanz, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Kattan, Tracy Morgan Christmas ditty.

    Recurring Characters: Dick Cheney.

  • No Doubt performs “Hella Good”

  • Goodnights

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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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