SNL Transcripts: Gabourey Sidibe: 04/24/10

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  Season 35: Episode 20

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April 24th, 2010

Gabourey Sidibe




John Mulaney

A Message from the President of the United StatesSummary: President Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) comments on how his financial reforms were turned down.

Recurring Characters: President Barack Obama.


Gabourey Sidibe’s MonologueSummary: Gabourey Sidibe sings a variant of “The Shoop Shoop Song” with the cast to applaud herself as an actress.

The Suze Orman ShowSummary: Suze Orman (Kristen Wiig) chats finances with Margaret Davis (Gaborey Sidibe).

Recurring Characters: Suze Orman.

Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?Summary: Substitute host Steve Harvey (Kenan Thompson) can’t seem to pronounce any of the answers.

Recurring Characters: Steve Harvey.


Mrs. JohnsonSummary: Mrs. Johnson (Gabourey Sidibe) yells at boys (Kenan Thompson, Fred Armisen) chatting on the stoop.


An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg vs. Gabourey Sidibe in a “Cherry Battle”.


I Did It In My StyleSummary: Danish actor (Fred Armisen) portrays FRank Sinatra in an unauthorized musical biography.

MGMT performs “Flash Delirium”

Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: Travel writer Judy Grimes (Kristen Wiig) kids her way through the Iceland volcano. Stefon (Bill Hader) discusses trendy vacation spots for families. Writer John Mulaney comments on lack of year-round availability for girl scout cookies.

Recurring Characters: Judy Grimes, Stefon.

2010 Public Employee of the Year AwardsSummary: Public employees receive their due at awards ceremony, if they can be bothered to show up.

Alarm Clocks and MoreSummary: Tina Tina Chaneuse (Jenny Slate) and Randy Cool Randy (Gabourey Sidibe) display a variety of talking alarm clocks.

Recurring Characters: Tina Tina Sheneuse.

MGMT performs “Brian Eno”

A Conversation with Gabourey SidibeSummary: Gabourey Sidibe is intercepted by ex-boyfriend Hamilton (Will Forte)

Recurring Characters: Hamilton.



Dress Rehearsal Cuts

BullySummary: A bully (Andy Samberg) is reduced to tears when his would-be victims don’t fall for his tough guy act.

PrenivaSummary: Sally Field (Abby Elliott) promotes the bone loss health solution for middle-aged women who are needlessly scared by their doctors.

Note: This commercial parody will eventually air on the season finale episode hosted by Alec Baldwin.

Broadway AuditionsSummary: A cleaning lady (Gabourey Sidibe) auditions for the role of an emotional Broadway singer.

BuffetSummary: Crashers (Gabourey Sidibe, Kenan Thompson) pretend to be doctors at a lecture so they feast on the provided buffet.

Party CrashersSummary: Party Crashers (Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate) tries to teach people how to properly crash a party.

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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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