SNL Transcripts: Jon Hamm: 10/25/08

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  Season 34: Episode 6

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October 25th, 2008

Jon Hamm



Elisabeth Moss

John Slattery

Maya Rudolph


Road to the White HouseSummary: Sen. Joe Biden (Jason Sudeikis) and Rep. John Murtha (Darrell Hammond) make crazy statements while speaking at a rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Recurring Characters: Joe Biden.



Jon Hamm’s MonologueSummary: Jon Hamm uses an amalgam of gimmicky reality-based programming to fool new viewers into tuning into “Mad Men” on AMC.


Trick or TreatSummary: A registered sex offender (Will Forte) makes a clumsy introduction while trick-or-treating at his neighbor’s (Jon Hamm) house.

Note: This sketch was originally cut from the dress rehearsal of last season’s episode hosted by Brian Williams.


An SNL Digital ShortSummary: In “Rasta Man”, Andy Samberg performs a rastafarian rap.


Mad Men/Two A-Holes at an Ad Agency in the 1960sSummary: Don Draper (Jon Hamm) and the ad executives at Sterling Cooper strain to come up with a serious campaign for a suspendered hula hoop invented by a couple of A-Holes (Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig).

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


The Barack Obama Variety Half-HourSummary: In lieu of a serious message this Wednesday night, Barack (Fred Armisen) and Michelle Obama (Maya Rudolph) will host and sing their praises in a star-studded variety program.

Recurring Characters: Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, Bill Clinton, Joe Biden, John F. Kennedy.


Don Draper’s Guide to Picking Up WomenSummary: Don Draper (Jon Hamm) demonstrates the keys to success in picking up women by making the least effort possible.


Coldplay performs “Viva la Vida”Lyrics

Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Seth Meyers anchors solo after announcing that co-anchor Amy Poehler gave birth earlier in the day. Robo-Call (Will Forte). Ralph Nader (Bill Hader). Political comedian Nicholas Fehn (Fred Armisen) is unable to finish his thoughts on current events. Maya Rudolph and Kenan Thompson perform a brief duet as tribute to Amy Poehler giving birth.

Recurring Characters: Ralph Nader, Nicholas Fehn.


Variety VaultSummary: From 1959, it’s “Vincent Price’s (Bill Hader) Halloween Special”, featuring a lack of cooperation from Gloria Swanson (Kristen Wiig), James Mason (Jon Hamm), Liberace (Fred Armisen), and a prop elevator.

Recurring Characters: Vincent Price, James Mason, Liberace.


Jon Hamm’s John HamSummary: Jon Hamm promotes the perishable delight that allows businessmen to have lunch and use the bathroom without going over company time.


Coldplay performs “Lost”

Pat FingerSummary: Pat Finger (Jon Hamm) is running for office in Butts.


Coldplay performs “Yellow”



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