SNL Transcripts: Gerard Butler: 10/17/09


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 35: Episode 4

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October 17th, 2009

Gerard Butler



Dwayne Johnson

James Franco


The Rock ObamaSummary: While discussing health care reform with Republican senators, President Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) once again becomes angry and morphs into The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) Obama.

Recurring Characters: President Barack Obama, Joe Biden.


MontageNote: Tonight’s episode was sole-sponsored by Bud Light Golden Wheat, with clips of dress rehearsals past aired in place of their own commercials.

Gerard Butler’s MonologueSummary: While attempting to sing a sensitive ballad from “Phantom of the Opera”, Gerard Butler is accosted by several warriors, ninjas, and a dagger-weilding Christine (Kristen Wiig).


Fuquay Satin’s Grand Hoochie Skank RoseSummary: (Kenan Thompson) promotes the ideal urban champagne for pouring down women’s asses.


SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat INote: The cast cracks up during a dress rehearsal clip from “Riding My Donkey Political Talk Show” on 02/14/98.

Game Time With Randy And GregSummary: Randy Dukes’ (Kenan Thompson) efforts to convince callers that co-host Greg (Bill Hader) is not an alien prove to be fruitless.

Recurring Characters: Greg.

SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat IINote: Chris Rock cracks up during a dress rehearsal clip from “Perspectives” on 11/02/96.

Beauty and the BeastSummary: While singing their duet, Belle (Kristen Wiig) and the Beast (Gerard Butler) express confusion over which one is actually the beast, because he’s into a woman with a bigger ass.


SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat IIINote: Harvey Kietel cracks up during a dress rehearsal clip from “Casino” on 01/16/93.

Shakira performs “She Wolf”Lyrics

SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat IVNote: Bill Hader cracks up during a dress rehearsal clip from “Scared Straight” on 05/10/08.

Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: Two Gay Guys from New Jersey who are in the Military (Bill Hader, Fred Armisen) comment on the now-defunct “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The balloon from Colorado drops by to say hi to Seth Meyers. Gerard Butler speaks directly to his family back in Scotland, as Seth Meyers translates. PGAD Sufferer Tamara Parks (Kristen Wiig) involuntarily orgasms several times while discussing her medical malady.

Recurring Characters: Two Gay Guys from New Jersey.

SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat VNote: Amy Poehler cracks up during dress rehearsal clips from “Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth Meyers” on 09/17/09, 09/29/07, and 04/21/07.

300Summary: King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) agrees to lift Sparta’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, but is surprised to discover that all of his gladiators are gay.


SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat VINote: The cast cracks up during a dress rehearsal clip from “Jeffrey’s” on 02/17/01.

What Up With That?Summary: D’Andre Cole (Kenan Thompson) ignores his guests so he sing his self-indulgent theme song throughout the entire show.


SNL Backstage with Bud Light Golden Wheat VIINote: A robot has trouble crashing through a breakaway wall during a dress rehearsal clip from “Robot Dinner” on 11/18/95.

Cottage Cheese PitchSummary: As adman Thomas (Gerard Butler) pitches a campaign to a client (Jason Sudeikis), his annoying secretary, Trina (Kristen Wiig), repeatedly interrupts and calls his name.

Recurring Characters: Trina.

Shakira performs “Did It Again”

DaveheartSummary: Braveheart’s younger brother (Gerard Butler) is an extreme coward.



Dress Rehearsal Cuts

An SNL Digital ShortSummary: “Traveling with P.J.”: P.J. (Kristen Wiig) travels solo to New York City.

GraveyardSummary: Spokesman (Bobby Moynihan) advertises headstones for people with severe health problems.

Clair ButlerSummary: Gerard Butler receives a surprise visit from his sister Claire (Fred Armisen).

Trick or TreatSummary: Registered sex offender Jeff Montgomery (Will Forte) makes a clumsy introduction while trick-or-treating at his neighbors’ (Jason Sudeikis, James Franco) house.

Recurring Characters: Jeff Montgomery.

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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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