October 4th, 2008
Vice Presidential DebateSummary: Gwen Ifill (Queen Latifah) plugs her book while moderating the vice-presidential debate between Gov. Sarah Palin (Tina Fey) and Scranton survivor Sen. Joe Biden (Jason Sudeikis).
Recurring Characters: Gwen Ifill, Joe Biden, Sarah Palin.
Anne Hathaway’s MonologueSummary: After announcing her ex-boyfriend’s trouble, Anne Hathaway announces that her new love interest is a Nigerian prince she met over the Internet.
The Lawrence Welk ShowSummary: Lawrence Welk (Fred Armisen) is oblivious to the musical stylings of sisters Janice (Anne Hathaway), Holly (Amy Poehler), Nora (Casey Wilson), and tiny-handed Denise (Kristen Wiig).
Bailout Press ConferenceSummary: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Kristen Wiig) holds President George W. Bush (Jason Sudeikis) accountable for the $700 billion that has affected hard-working slackers all across America.
Recurring Characters: President George W. Bush, Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank.
Guest HouseSummary: A group of guys (Fred Armisen, Bobby Moynihan, Kenan Thompson, Bill Hader) struggle to get noticed by a group of girls (Anne Hathaway, Kristen Wiig, Casey Wilson) at a dance club.
An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg vs. Kristen Wiig in the Extreme Activities Competition.
The Killers perform “Human”
Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Orville Willis Forte IV (Will Forte) sings a detailed song outlining which politicians voted yay or nay for the bailout plan.
Mary PoppinsSummary: When Michael (Bobby Moynihan) and Jane Banks (Casey Wilson) question the definition of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”, Mary Poppins (Anne Hathaway) obliquely allows that it’s a sexually transmitted disease which affects the liver.
Sioux City News 3Summary: It’s bloopers galore for the most Youtubed local newscast in America.
Mark Wahlberg Talks To AnimalsSummary: Mark Wahlberg (Andy Samberg) talks to animals.
Note: This sketch was cut from the dress rehearsal for last season’s episode hosted by Steve Carell.
I’m Not GaySummary: Moments before she moves out of their apartment, Marcus (Jason Sudeikis) reveals his true sexual orientation to his roommate Amber (Anne Hathaway).
The Killers perform “Spaceman
The Less Provocative Songs Of Katy PerrySummary: Katy Perry (Casry Wilson) maintains the beat but not the sexual electricity in a series of pedestrian sound-alike hits.
Note: This sketch was cut from the dress rehearsals for the episodes hosted by Michael Phelps and Anna Faris.