November 20th, 2010
Florence and the Machine
The Rachel Maddow ShowSummary: Rachel Maddow (Abby Elliott) discusses the mid-term election results with John Boehner (Bill Hader), Nancy Pelosi (Kristen Wiig), and Charles Rangel (Kenan Thompson).
Recurring Characters: Rachel Maddow, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi.
Anne Hathaway’s MonologueSummary: Because Anne Hathaway is willing to do nude scenes in her movies, male cast members have rewritten their sketches so they can glimpse her naked up close.
TSASummary: The Transportation Security Administration looks forward to checking you in a most seductive way this holiday season.
The Miley Cyrus ShowSummary: Miley Cyrus (Vanessa Bayer) has a pretty cool time interviewing Katie Holmes (Anne Hathaway).
Recurring Characters: Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus.
PenelopeSummary: Penelope (Kristen Wiig) ones-up the fellowship members handing out a free Thanksgiving dinner at the Lutheran Church.
Recurring Characters: Penelope, Lou.
Visiting the QueenSummary: Queen Elizabeth (Fred Armisen) and Prince Philip (Bill Hader) feel threatened when Prince William (Andy Samberg) becomes engaged to commoner Kate Middleton (Anne Hathaway).
Recurring Characters: Queen Elizabeth II.
Florence and the Machine perform “Dog Days Are Over”
Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: Guy Fieri (Bobby Moynihan) raves about alcohol-soaked Thanksgiving delicacies. Seth Meyers chides “Come On, Dictionary” when a Sarah Palin spelling error joins the ranks of real words. Four Loko creator Chris Hunter (Jason Sudeikis) comments on the banishment of his caffeinated alcohol drink. Jay Pharoah does impressions of rappers performing hip-hop flavored Thanksgiving Day songs.
Recurring Characters: Guy Fieri.
The Essentials with Robert OsborneSummary: TCM host Robert Osborne (Jason Sudeikis) presents deleted scenes from “The Wizard of Oz” featuring a talking weather vane (Fred Armisen).
Note: This sketch was cut from the dress rehearsal when Jon Hamm hosted last month.
WXPD NewsSummary: Elder reporter Herb Welch (Bill Hader) teeters through a live remote.
Mega-MartSummary: Spokesman (Bobby Moynihan) pitches the extreme Black Friday deals that will only last 12 minutes and are guaranteed to cause mass hysteria.
Camel TameSummary: Businesswomen (Kristen Wiig, Nasim Pedrad) avoid embarrassing camel toe by wearing a padded bulge in their tight clothing.
Note: This ad parody was cut from last week’s dress rehearsal.
Florence and the Machine perform “You’ve Got the Love”
Horse PlaySummary: Assorted musical acts perform various tracks from the soundtrack to “Horse Play”.
Recurring Characters: Randy Newman, Alanis Morissette, Adam Lambert.
Dress Rehearsal Cuts
The Thanksgiving AwardsSummary: Culled fom videos of family Thanksgiving feasts, awards are passed out for categories like “Most Uncomfortable Grace”, as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award to Grandpa (Bobby Moynihan) for his annual outbursts.