December 17th, 2011
Boston TeensSummary: Now married adults, Pat Sullivan (Jimmy Fallon) and Denise McDenna (Rachel Dratch) try to sneak into their high school’s Winter Formal so they can recreate their second date.
Recurring Characters: Pat Sullivan, Denise McDenna.
Jimmy Fallon’s MonologueSummary: Jimmy Fallon dances through the halls of Studio 8H singing “Christmastime (Coming Home Again)”.
TodaySummary: Kathie Lee Gifford (Kristen Wiig) mocks the idea that co-host Hoda Kotb (Nasim Pedrad) has a new boyfriend. Regis Philbin (Jimmy Fallon) makes a surprise visit and announces that he’d like to get back on the air now that his retirement plans have fallen through.
Recurring Characters: Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Regis Philbin.
Michael Bublé Christmas DuetsSummary: Michael Bublé performs Christmas duets with Justin Bieber (Jimmy Fallon) and other unlikely performers.
Recurring Characters: Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Kanye West.
Dressing RoomSummary: Jimmy Fallon ponders his hosting performance with his reflection (Andy Samberg) in his dressing room mirror.
Holiday PartySummary: In 1928 New York City, Lilia (Kristen Wiig) and Fredgie (Jimmy Fallon) try to hold themselves back from respectively singing and dancing at a Christmas party.
Recurring Characters: Lilia.
Half Jewish Half Italian Completely NeuroticSummary: Tommy Palmese (Fred Armisen) alienates his audience with his personal in-your-face one-man off-off-Broadway show.
Season’s Greetings From “Saturday Night Live”Summary: Horatio Sanz, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Kattan and Tracy Morgan bring out their silly Christmas ditty once more.
Michael Bublé performs “Holly Jolly Christmas”
Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: While “In The Cage” with Jude Law, Nicolas Cage (Andy Samberg) asks why he isn’t in “Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows”. After performing a joke about a strip club accepting toy donations for Christmas, Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler are pitted in a “Weekend Update Joke-Off” against Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey.
Recurring Characters: Nicolas Cage.
Ode To JoySummary: Following a performance orchestra, Ludwig van Beethoven (Jimmy Fallon) introduces the members of his back-up band.
Recurring Characters: Ludwig van Beethoven, Triangle Sally.
War HorseSummary: Audience members (Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig) react to a cheap stage production of “War Horse”.
Michael Bublé performs “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
Locker RoomSummary: Jesus (Jason Sudeikis) explains to Tim Tebow (Taran Killam) and the Denver Broncos that he can’t be there to help them win every game every week.
Recurring Characters: Jesus.
Dress Rehearsal Cuts
The Price is RightSummary: Drew Carey (Jimmy Fallon) oversees pricing game with an overenthusiastic female contestant (Jay Pharoah).
Kindle AdSummary: A couple (Jason Sudeikis, Abby Elliott) can’t stop gushing about how wonderful their new Kindle is.
Christmas with The KingsSummary: Larry King (Fred Armisen) hosts a Christmas party for his family and friends Piers Morgan (Taran Killam) and Kathy Griffin (Nasim Pedrad).
Recurring Characters: Larry King, Piers Morgan, Kathy Griffin.
Merryville Trolley RideSummary: When the trolley ride breaks down on its track, amusement park visitor (Andy Samberg) is freaked out when the animatronic robots (Taran Killam, Jimmy Fallon, Bill Hader) hit on his girlfriend (Vanessa Bayer).
Recurring Characters: Robot.