February 24th, 2007
The Situation RoomSummary: Wolf Blitzer (Darrell Hammond) tries to maintain CNN’s integrity as a news leader in spite of endless crawl reports focused on the death of Anna Nicole Smith. Even correspondent Andrew (Rainn Wilson) trades in his integrity to follow a false lead on the Smith story.
Recurring Characters: Wolf Blitzer, Larry King.
Rainn Wilson’s MonologueSummary: Rainn wilson insists that “Saturday Night Live” is nothing like “The Office”, though a walk backstage among cast members mimicking characters from his show proves otherwise.
Bio: Rainn Wilson (1968-). Actor; co-stars as Dwight Shrute on the American version of “The Office”; married to author Holiday Reinhorn.
Bio: Rashida Jones (1976-). Actress/musician; daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton; appears as Karen on “The Office”.
Danny’s SongSummary: While in a bar, the sounds of “Danny’s Song” on the jukebox spurns memories of unusual life-changing events for four buddies (Rainn Wilson, Bill Hader, Will Forte, Jason Sudeikis).
An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Corporate head (Rainn Wilson) leans to his collection of bizarre staff members for suggestions on how to cut costs within the organization.
NunisSummary: The home of Nuni (Fred Armisen) and Nuni (Maya Rudolph) is almost profiled in Architectural Digest.
Recurring Characters: Nuni, Nuni.
Peeping TomSummary: A perverted peeping tom (Rainn Wilson) is the only witness to a crime, but he can’t identify the killer from a police line-up without using his own creepy tactics.
Arcade Fire performs “Intervention”Bio: Indie rock band from Canada; members are: husband-and-wife team Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, and Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Sarah Neufeld, Jeremy Gara.
Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Judge Larry Seidlin (Fred Armisen) comments on his loony sense of logic in the Anna Nicole Smith custody trial. Amy Poehler’s Aunt Linda (Kristen Wiig) weighs in on this year’s Oscar nominees. Prince Harry (Andy Samberg) is suddenly disgusted at the thought of witnessing the Iraqi death toll firsthand as a new recruit.
Recurring Characters: Judge Larry Seidlin, Aunt Linda.
IntrovertsSummary: Introverted co-workers Neil (Will Forte) and Jean (Kristen Wiig) train newbie (Rainn Wilson) on his first day on the job.
Recurring Characters: Neil, Jean.
White Possum ScreamSummary: In a production based on the trailer for “Black Snake Moan”, (Kenan Thompson) chains (Rainn Wilson) for his personal amusement.
Arctic Fire performs “Keep the Car Running”Lyrics
RiverblissSummary: New Age band members fight over their failure to win a Grammy.
Dress Rehearsal Cuts
ADD Talk ShowSummary: Talk show hosts (Kenan Thompson, Amy Poehler) suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder are unable to stay focused on their guest (Rainn wilson), who suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Nike Pick UpsSummary: Sneakers for guys can’t play basketball very well.
CoffinSummary: Consumer (Will Forte) suffering from a long list of ailments may be in a need of a brand new coffin.
The FalconerSummary: Ken Mortimer (Will Forte) discovers that his entire existence is a lie, that he’s nothing more than a recurring character on “Saturday Night Live.”
Recurring Character: Ken Mortimer.
Job InterviewSummary: Applicant (Rainn Wilson) dressed like Michael Jackson for a crucial job interview.
A Moment with the Out-of-Breath Jogger From 1933Summary: In 1933, an exhausted jogger (Andy Samberg) spouts the era’s cliched jargon while panting breathlessly.
Recurring Character: The Out-of-Breath Jogger.