SNL Transcripts: Ryan Reynolds: 10/03/09


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 35: Episode 2

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Air Date:


Musical Guest:

Special Guests:


Bit Players:

October 3rd, 2009

Ryan Reynolds

Lady Gaga


Elijah Wood

Scarlett Johansson


Darrell Hammond

Lorne Michaels

Bryan Tucker

A Message From the President of the United StatesSummary: President Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) admits that he hasn’t accomplished a damn thing since taking office in January.

Recurring Characters: President Barack Obama.



Ryan Reynolds’ MonologueSummary: Ryan Reynolds outlines the difference between a superhero movie and a romantic comedy.


Mostly GarbageSummary: In these hard, economic times, dog lover (Jason Sudeikis) sets his priorities straight by serving bagged garbage to his canine pal.

Note: This filmed parody was cut from last week’s dress rehearsal.


Family FeudSummary: In an old episode of “Family Feud” on GSN, the Osmond Family competes against the Phillips Family, with John (Bill Hader) and MacKenzie (Kristen Wiig) trying to keep their incestuous relationship a secret from Richard Dawson (Jason Sudeikis).

Recurring Characters: Richard Dawson, Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond.


An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg raps about throwing various objects “On The Ground”.


Porcelain FountainsSummary: Buy a porcelain fountain from Mike (Fred Armisen) to add that extra touch of class to your mundane daily activities.

Recurring Characters: Mike, Lexie.


Deep House DishSummary: DJ Dynasty Handbag (Kenan Thompson) continues to dish on the club music scene with co-host T’Shane (Andy Samberg), featuring Lady Gaga and Madonna performing together for the first time.

Recurring Characters: DJ Dynasty Handbag, T’Shane.


Lady Gaga performs “Paparazzi”Lyrics

Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (Darrell Hammond) comments on Roman Polanski. Charles Barkley comments on the 60th anniversary of Red China. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Fred Armisen) sits idly by as his wife (Nasim Pedrad) rambles on and on about the excitement of being in New York and being married to a pussy dictator.

Recurring Characters: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charles Barkley, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

So You Committed A Crime… And You Think You Can Dance?Summary: A group of convicted criminals (Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson) are paired off with dancers (Kristin Wiig, Nasim Pedrad, Jenny Slate) and a good time is had by all.

Recurring Characters: Kevin Federline, Nathan Lane, Nancy Grace, Phil Spector.


International MasterworksSummary: Norwegian actors perform a scene from an American cop drama without losing their thick accents.


Lady Gaga performs “Lovegame/Poker Face”

FashionSummary: Ready to go to the afterparty, Andy Samberg is embarrassed to discover that he’s dressed in the same set of clear balloons as Lady Gaga.



Dress Rehearsal Cuts

Blenda-Fresh 25Summary: Salesman’s (Ryan Reynolds) pitch for a new blenders faces constant interruptions.

Go AheadSummary: After breaking up with his girlfriend, a man (Ryan Reynolds) seeks moral support from an easily-distracted friend (Jason Sudeikis).

American Eagle FoundationSummary: A man pretending to be Reba McEntire (Kenan Thompson) ries to participate in a PSA for American eagles.

Kick ItSummary: Would-be karaoke singer (Ryan Reynolds) messes up the lyrics during his turn on stage.

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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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