SNL Transcripts: Weekend Update Thursday I: 09/17/09


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 35: Bonus Episode 1

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September 17th, 2009






Joint Address To CongressSummary: Members of the Republican Party plan to collectively shout “You lie!” during President Obama’s speech, until they chicken out. The only problem is, they forget to remind Joe Wilson (Will Forte) upon his return from the bathroom.



Weekend Update with Amy Poehler & Seth MeyersSummary: Democratic political consultant James Carville (Bill Hader) comments on the anti-Obama Conservative Tea Party protestors. Madonna (Kristen Wiig) discusses the life of the recently-deceased world’s oldest woman. Former President Jimmy Carter (Darrell Hammond) and Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele (Kenan Thompson) debate the matter of Joe Wilson’s potentially racist “You lie!” outburst. Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler ask “Really!?!” when Kanye West and other celebrities make bad decisions over the summer.

Recurring Characters: Oscar Rogers, Daryl Hall, John Oates.


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Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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