SNL Transcripts: Amy Adams: 03/08/08


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  Season 33: Episode 7

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March 8th, 2008

Amy Adams

Vampire Weekend


Clinton Attack AdSummary: Hillary Clinton’s (Amy Poehler) latest attack ad gives a glimpse of the future to demonstrate the foibles of President Barack Obama at 3am.

Recurring Characters: Hillary Clinton.



Amy Adams’ MonologueSummary: Amy Adams brings Kristen Wiig onstage to demonstrate via song how alike their appearances are.

Bio: Amy Adams (1974-). Actress; Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nominee for “Junebug” (2005); as the star of “Enchanted” (2007), she performed its Academy Award-nominated song at the 80th annual Academy Awards ceremony.


Mirror ImageSummary: Hailey Winters (Amy Adams) and her fat twin sister Hagley (Kristen Wiig) try to pass themselves off as one student when they enroll at a new school.


Couples TherapySummary: Newlyweds Brian (Will Forte) and runaway Bagdana (Amy Poehler) are having marital difficulties because he still hasn’t fully signed all of her immigration papers.


An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Hero (Andy Samberg) sings about cleaning up the city before being repeatedly pummelled by a purse-snatcher (Jason Sudeikis).


Fierce: The Hot Mess Make-Over ShowSummary: “Extreme Makeover” contestant Christian Siriano (Amy Poehler) has his own fashion show, and it’s filled with endless catchphrases.

Recurring Characters: Heidi Klum.


Vampire Weekend performs “A-Punk”Bio: Indie rock/Afro-pop band; members are: Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson, Chris Baio.

Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Sen. Tim Calhoun (Will Forte) also seeks the Democratic nomination for the Presidency. Jean K. Jean (Kenan Thompson).

Recurring Characters: Tim Calhoun.

Penelope at Traffic SchoolSummary: Penelope (Kristen Wiig) one-ups fellow students while attending traffic school.

Recurring Characters: Penelope.

Dr. Uncle Jimmy’s Smokehouse and Outpatient Surgical FacilitySummary: Dr. Uncle Jimmy (Will Forte) half-excels in both barbecue and medical surgery.


Roger Clemens PresentsSummary: Roger Clemens (Jason Sudeikis) has written a play that demonstrates the results of not letting baseball players use steroids.

Note: This sketch was cut from last week’s dress rehearsal.


The Tookie Styles ShowSummary: Tookie Styles (Kenan Thompson) announces that his early 1980’s cable access show is now on DVD, and it features plenty of clips of political dignitaries dancing to Tookie’s hip-hop beat and nearly getting assassinated.

Vampire Weekend performs “M79”

CelebrationsSummary: A quartet of desperate women (Amy Adams, Kristen Wiig, Amy Poehler, Casey Wilson) perform a single dance move in varying speeds in order to impress men at a bar.



Dress Rehearsal Cuts

WDHX NewsSummary: Field reporter (Amy Adams) reports live, via tape delay, where her desk anchors (Will Forte, Kristen Wiig) are unable to protect her from jungle creatures about to attack.

Note: This sketch was also cut from last week’s dress rehearsal, but will eventually air on the 2011-12 season premiere with Kristen Wiig assuming the role of the field reporter.

Hotel RoomSummary: Hotel employee (Amy Adams) informs an overnight guest (Jason Sudeikis) of the most opportune time and place to masturbate within the hotel.

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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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