SNL Transcripts: LeBron James: 09/29/07: High School Musical 3


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 33: Episode 1

07a: LeBron James / Kanye West

High School Musical 3

Announcer…..Bill Hader
Zac Efron…..Andy Samberg
Venessa Anne Hudgens…..Maya Rudolph
New Kid…..LeBron James
Corbin Bleu……Fred Armisen

[super of high school teenagers dancing]

Announcer: Get ready! The most anticipated Disney Channel movie of all time is only a year a way!

[Super of “High School Musical 3: Return of the Seniors]

Announcer: High School Musical 3! Return of the Seniors! With Zac Efron as Troy Bolton.

[pans to Zac about to break out in song]

Zac Efron: [singing] This is my year, gotta dig deep, see clear, make it special, oh oh oh, I’m a senior now, gotta dance dance now.

[goes to footage of teens dancing in front of a school]

Announcer: But, a new kid comes to East High. Does he have the stuff to make the East High basketball team?

[pans to the new kid, and the basketball team]

New Kid: Hey, I heard there was some tryouts for a basketball team in here.

Zac Efron: Yeah, this is where we separate the men from the boys, do you think you’re tough enough to play for East High?

New Kid: I hope so, I’m not a bad basketball player.

Zac Efron: That’s not what I asked.

Corbin Bleu: [swifts head over and back] You tell him, Troy!

Zac Efron: I asked…

[song starts]

Zac Efron: Are you tough enough? Can you sing and dance? Can you give a lot, and take your best shot?

[basketball players start moving their basketballs, as the ones in the back do stunts]

Basketball Players: Take your best shot. Make it happen now. Shake it all around, and take your best shot.

[song ends]

Zac Efron: So, do you think you can cut it as an East side? side Basketball player?

[moves shoulders and heads, as an attempt to be a dance]

New Kid: Yeah, on second thought, I don’t think I wanna get down with what’s going on in here. I think I’m going to leave.

Female voice: Don’t go!

[goes to footage of kids dancing in front of a school]

Announcer: And Venessa Anne Hudgens returns, after a very interesting summer, as Gabriella!

[pans over to Venessa, who is topless, with a huge black censor bar over her breats] [ballad song starts]

Venessa Anne Hudgens: If you leave here, leaving East High,

[points to her boobs]

Venessa Anne Hudgens: You’ll never get the chance of checkin’ these out!

[camera pans over to the basketball team]

Zac Efron: But you’re my special girl, how could you be with him, when you should be with me, and I should be with you, and you with me, and on and on like that.

[ballad song ends, while heavy rock song starts up]

New Kid: On second thought, I think I’ll stick around. Play a little ball and have sex with your girlfriend, never give up. Break it down.

[basketball players start dancing, while audience starts cheering] [goes to footage of kids dancing in a cafeteria]

Announcer: The songs are the best yet! And there’s dancing! That’s exactly what you’d expect.

[Super of “High School Musical 3: Return of the Seniors”]

Announcer: High School Musical 3!

[dissolves while there is a few seconds of a pause, before the applause starts]

Submitted by: Conner Bourgoin

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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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