October 15th, 2011
A Message From Michael BloombergSummary: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Fred Armisen) appluds the Occupy Wall Street protestors, but offers them a few words of advice to make sure they all see eye to eye.
Recurring Characters: Michael Bloomberg.
Anna Faris’ MonologueSummary: Anna Faris takes intelligent questions beyond her grasp from the audience, then meets the one woman in the audience (Abby Elliott) who shares her intellect.
The Manuel Ortiz ShowSummary: Manuel Ortiz (Fred Armisen) and his guests dance their way through a segment in which a cheating husband (Bill Hader) is exposed on camera.
Recurring Characters: Manuel Ortiz.
What’s Wrong With Tanya?Summary: Moms from different Lifetime Network TV-movies are challenged to determine what’s wrong with Tanya prototypes.
Recurring Characters: Vince Blake.
An SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg performs a number of goofy interview concepts with musical guest Drake.
Yet Another GOP DebateSummary: Marriott TV moderates their own version of the GOP debate at their lavish facilities.
Recurring Characters: Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul.
Drake performs “Headlines”
Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: Secondhand News correspondent Anthony Crispino (Bobby Moynihan) mixes up more recent stories. Two teenagers dressed as werewolves (Drake, Jay Pharoah) rap about their new Halloween trend, bag jacking.
Recurring Characters: Anthony Crispino.
Tell HimSummary: 50’s-era teenage girls (Abby Elliott, Kristen Wiig, Nasim Pedrad, Anna Faris) use the power of song to teach their confused friend (Vanessa Bayer) how to use deception to land a guy in the modern world.
J-Pop America Fun Time Now!Summary: Japan-crazed American teenagers (Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer) get all their cultural facts wrong while purporting to express their love for the Land of the Rising Sun.
Drake and Nicki Minaj perform “Make Me Proud”
Lord WyndemereSummary: Home from college, Debbie (Anna Faris) hopes to impress her parents (Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig) with her new boyfriend, the foppish, spritely Lord Cecil Wyndemere (Paul Brittain).
Ferrari CalendarSummary: Airheads (Kristen Wiig, Anna Faris) are excited to see the new 2012 Ferrari calendar so they scope out all the hot guys within before their asses explode from the anticipation.
Dress Rehearsal Cuts
The Charlie Rose ShowSummary: Charlie Rose (Bill Hader) discusses Steve Jobs’ legacy with media also-rans Mark Zuckerberg (Andy Samberg), Arianna Huffington (Nasim Pedrad), Reed Hastings (Jason Sudeikis) and Rupert Murdoch (Fred Armisen).
Recurring Characters: Charlie Rose, Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, Rupert Murdoch.