SNL Transcripts: James Franco: 09/20/08: The Looker


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 34: Episode 2

08b: James Franco / Kings of Leon

The Looker

The Looker/Penny Marshall….Fred Armisen
The Closer/Kyra Sedgwick….Kristen Wiig
Juliette Lewis….Andy Samberg
Suspect 1….Will Forte
Suspect 2….James Franco
Suspect 3….Jason Sudeikis

[Opens with TNT’s logo]

Caption: TNT. We know drama.

Announcer: Coming soon to TNT. If you liked Kyra Sedgwick in “The Closer”.

[Kyra poses]

Caption: The Closer.

[Cut to an interrogation room. She is handling a suspect]

The Closer: Confess! Confe-e-e-ess!

Announcer: Then get ready for TNT’s newest crime drama. This fall Penny Marshall is “The Looker”

Caption: The Looker

[Penny Marshall has a bored to death look on her face. She wears small glasses]

Announcer: She’s a tough lady cop. And she’s looking for justice. She’s The Looker.

[The Looker is in a interrogation room. She looks at the suspect with a bored look on her face.]

Suspect 2: Forget it, lady. You can’t prove a thing. [The Looker just looks at him] Look at me all you want. I’m not talking. [Bored looks continue] Those are some tiny glasses. [More bored looks] Ok! You win! I’ll sign the confession! [signs confession] Why are your glasses so small?!

Announcer: Look out, bad guys. Justice has a new face, and it looks like Penny Marshall.

[Penny waves someone off camera bored] [Another suspect in the interrogation room]

Suspect 3: Ok, Looker. Do your worst. [The Looker puts on an even more tiny glasses on the bridge of her nose. Suspect signs confession] Son of a bitch. [Laughs]

Announcer: This fall drama’s got an attitude and a freaky small pair of glasses. And coming soon, has The Looker finally met her match? Featuring special guest star Juliette Lewis.

[The Looker and Juliette stare at each other in an almost catatonic state]

Announcer: Whoa! Look out everybody, here comes “The Looker”!

Caption: The Looker

The Looker: Only on TNT.


Submitted by: Waldo San Miguel

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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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