SNL Transcripts: Steve Carell: 05/17/08


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 33: Episode 12

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


May 17th, 2008

Steve Carell



Nancy Walls

Ricky Gervais

Sen. John McCain

Young Jeezy
Pounder School Commencement CeremonySummary: High school principal (Steve Carell) reads off the names of his nastily-named student body.


Steve Carell’s MonologueSummary: Steve Carell experiences an adrenaline after claiming to have drank six Red Bulls before the show.

First Hosted: 05a.

The Democratic PrimariesSummary: Split-screen features the faces of Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) and Hillary Clinton (Amy Poehler) delivering their messages.

Recurring Characters: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton.


Deal or No DealSummary: Angst-ridden contestant (Steve Carell) endures battle of wits with his dad (Will Forte) as he attempts to win the million dollar prize.

Recurring Characters: Howie Mandel.

A Couple of A-Holes Do KaraokeSummary: The Two A-Holes (Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig) make mockery of the karaoke circuit.

Recurring Characters: Male A-Hole, Female A-Hole.


An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Ricky Gervais offers a glimpse at “The Japanese Office”.

McCain in OneSummary: Sen. John McCain discusses pork barrels and his age.


Usher performs “Moving Mountains”First Performed: 03r.

Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: John McCain requests that the in-fighting between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton might do well to extend past the election. Jesse Jackson (Darrell Hammond) and Rev. Al Sharpton (Kenan Thompson) offer words of advice for Barack Obama.

Recurring Characters: Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton.


The Charlie Flitt ShowSummary: After losing 200 pounds, formerly heavyset Charlie Flitt (Steve Carell) hosts his own talk show and crashes through life-size posters of himself.

CPR TrainingSummary: While demonstrating CPR training on a former student (Andy Samberg), an instructor (Steve Carell) accidentally crushes his chest and kills the guy.


Usher, featuring Young Jeezy, performs “Love in This Club, Part 1”

Bless This ChildSummary: Wannabe parents (Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig) sing a lullaby while twirling their baby doll around the nursery.




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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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