November 15th, 2008
A Message from the Vice President-Elect of the United StatesSummary: Vice President-elect Joe Biden (Jason Sudeikis) promises that he can be just as entertaining as Sarah Palin was during the lead-up to the election.
Recurring Characters: Jason Sudeikis.
Paul Rudd’s MonologueSummary: Paul Rudd promises with great uncertainty that SNL will be just as entertaining now as it was during the election.
SproingoSummary: The erectile dysfunction supplement that gives off amusing sound effects to let men know when it’s working.
VogelchecksSummary: The affectionate Vogelcheck Family (Fred Armisen, Kristen Wiig, Paul Rudd, Bill Hader) greet one another with open arms and wet, sloppy kisses.
Scared StraightSummary: Hardcore inmate Lorenzo McIntosh (Kean Thompson) tries to scare another trio of young punks (Paul Rudd, Andy Samberg, Bill Hader) straight.
Recurring Characters: Lorenzo McIntosh.
An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg and Paul Rudd paint nude portraits of one another, then decide to auction off the results. They soon realize “Everyone’s a Critic” when the entire roomful of bidders react with extreme disgust.
Songwriters ShowcaseSummary: Husband-and-wife singer-songwriters Tom (Paul Rudd) and Tonya Peoples (Kristen Wiig) perform a droning variant of “Choctaw Ridge”.
Road TripSummary: Bar buddies (Jason Sudeikis, Paul Rudd, Will Forte, Bill Hader) wax nostalgic while listening to Rick Nelson’s “Garden Party” during a road trip.
Recurring Characters: Buddies.
Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Effeminate cartoon character Snagglepuss (Bobby Monihan) expresses his outrage over the votes cast against Proposition 8. Because he’s unable to host next week, Justin Timberlake provides a speedy rundown of how formulaic and unorignal his episode would have been anyway.
Beyonce VideoSummary: While filming her video for “Single Ladies”, Beyonce is vexed by three effeminate male dancers (Andy Samberg, Justin Timberlake, Bobby Moynihan).
Suicide JumperSummary: A pair of cops (Will Forte, Bill Hader) try to talk a suicidal man (Paul Rudd) off a ledge.
Beyonce performs “Single Ladies”
Proposition 8Summary: A pair of grease monkeys (Paul Rudd, Bill Hader) think a gay rights parade is stupid and decide to jokingly get married and move in together to demonstrate how silly it is.
Clearing the AirSummary: Three buddies (Bill Hader, Paul Rudd, Fred Armisen) who have dated the same girl make an attempt to clear the air of their predictament.