March 17th, 2007
SNL Special Report: Road to the White HouseSummary: Chris Rock gives his political insight on the candidates vying for the Presidency in 2008, and compares the qualities of Democratic frontrunners Oback Barama and Hillary Clinton.
Note: In dress rehearsal, Chris Rock performed this bit as a commentary on “Weekend Update.”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ MonologueSummary: Julia Louis-Dreyfus shows off clips which make the point that her life is constantly under scrutiny from the media.
OprahSummary: Oprah Winfrey (Maya Rudolph) loudly praises the work of Rhonda Byrne’s (Amy Poehler) new book, “The Secret.”
Recurring Characters: Oprah Winfrey.
MonexSummary: Gold enthusiast (Kristen Wiig) praises the power and allure of gold and gold-covered objects.
Restless Penis SyndromeSummary: When a woman (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is convinced that her husband (Jason Sudeikis) is fooling around behind her back, he justifies his behavior by admitting to suffering from Restless Penis Syndrome amd quickly films a public service announcement for it in their bedroom.
La Rivista Della Televisione con Vinny VedecciSummary: Fast-talking Italian talk show host Vinny Vedecci (Bill Hader) interviews Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
Recurring Characters: Vinny Vedecci.
Snow Patrol performs “You’re All I Have”Bio: Alternative rock band based in Glasgow, Sweden; members are: Gary Lightbody (lead vocals, guitar), Paul Wilson (bass guitar, backing vocals), Jonny Quinn (drums, percussion), Nathan Connolly (guitar, backing vocals), Tom Simpson (keyboards).
Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Judge Larry Seidlin (Fred Armisen) uses his loony sense of logic to discuss the possible resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Amy Poehler drunk-dials Seth Meyers after celebrating a ltitle St. Patrick’s Day cheer.
Recurring Characters: Judge Larry Seidlin.
Deep House DishSummary: DJ Dynasty Handbag (Kenan Thompson) and co-host T’Shane (Andy Samberg) dish out more of the club music scene.
Recurring Characters: DJ Dynasty Handbag, T’Shane.
CBS CaresSummary: Julia Louis-Dreyfus tangos with obnoxious boom mike operator Jeff (Jason Sudeikis) while filming a CBS-sponsored breast cancer PSA directed by Mike Underballs (Bill Hader).
Recurring Characters: Mike Underballs, Jeff.
Home-botsSummary: A lottery-winning couple (Jason Sudekis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus) have splurged on a group of robots (Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson) that are not only slow and inefficient, but also repair one another in exchange for group sex benefits.
Snow Patrol performs “Chasing Cars”
The Search for the Next Pussycat DollSummary: The CW Network hosts a competition to find the next member of the Pussycat Dolls.
Dress Rehearsal Cuts
A Message From the President of the United StatesSummary: President George W. Bush’s remarks on current events delineates into March Madness.
Nike Pick UpsSummary: Sneakers for guys can’t play basketball very well.
American HairlinesSummary: Airline personnel suffer from receding hairlines.
An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg raps about his brither-in-law Roy.
Hearing TestSummary: A woman (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) receives an old-fashioned hearing test.
Hockey DateSummary: A hockey fanatic (Will Forte) is frustrated when his blind date (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) knows nothing about his favorite sport.