SNL Transcripts: Daniel Radcliffe: 01/14/12: The Jay Pharoah Show


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 37: Episode 12

11l: Daniel Radcliffe / Lana Del Rey

The Jay Pharoah Show

…..Jay Pharoah
…..Daniel Radcliffe

[ open on talk show set ]

Jay Pharoah: What’s going on, everybody? It’s “The Jay Pharoah Show”, with your host… [ he points to himself ] Jay Pharoah. I’m with my man — Daniel Radcliffe. Hey.

Daniel Radcliffe: Hi! Hello, Jay! I’m very — [ Jay high-fives him ] Oh! Thank you!

Jay Pharoah: There we go.

Daniel Radcliffe: I’m VERY excited to be here!

Jay Pharoah: Oh. Well… as Denzel Washington would say: [ imitating ] “Daniel Radcliffe! [ he chuckles heartily ] My man!” [ he claps his hands ]

Daniel Radcliffe: [ impressed, laughs ] Yes! Denzel Washington. That’s very good, I’ve seen that.

Jay Pharoah: Oh, thanks, man. Let me get my cards here. [ he grabs some blue cards and sighs ] So, uh… okay, yeah — som you just shot a new movie?

Daniel Radcliffe: Uh — yes! It’s called “The Woman in Black”.

Jay Pharoah: Okay, okay. And was that your first movie?

Daniel Radcliffe: Uh… no. No, not exactly.

Jay Pharoah: Okay. Okay.

Daniel Radcliffe: I was in the… the “Harry Potter” films.

Jay Pharoah: Oh, okay. Okay. Alright.

Daniel Radcliffe: [ confused ] Uh… are you familiar with “Harry Potter”? He’s, uh, a boy wizard.

Jay Pharoah: [ quickly ] Mmm-hmm. Oh, yeah! Yeah… yeah, yeah. [ fumbling for something to add ] Yeah… yeah, you know… [ imitating ] “Yeah! ‘Cause you know what WILL SMITH says about WIZARDS, right? You know what I’m saying? [ laughs like Smith ] Whooooo!! Wizards!”

Daniel Radcliffe: [ laughing ] It’s, uh — it’s a very good Will Smith!

Jay Pharoah: Oh, thanks, man. So, uh… [ consults his card and breathes heavily ] So, uh — “boy wizard”. You know, how’d you come up with that?

Daniel Radcliffe: Wha…? No! It wasn’t me! It was, uh, the author — J.K. Rowling!

Jay Pharoah: [ nodding ] Yeah, yeah… uh-huh…

Daniel Radcliffe: She wrote a series of books.

Jay Pharoah: Okay.

Daniel Radcliffe: Are you familiar with the books?

Jay Pharoah: [ quickly ] Oh, yeah. Yeah. Yeah… yeah, yeah, yeah.

Daniel Radcliffe: Do you… have a favorite?

Jay Pharoah: Yeah. [ fumbling to elaborate, he breaks into a Chris Rock impression ] “Well, you know what CHRIS ROCK says about boo-oo-ooks! It’s fun to read!”

Daniel Radcliffe: Right. Right. That’s Chris Rock. You know, Jay — it’s perfectly fine if you’re not familiar with Harry Potter.

Jay Pharoah: Okay.

Daniel Radcliffe: You know, not everyone has to be a fan.

Jay Pharoah: [ he breathes a sigh of relief ] Okay. Yeah, yeah… Yeah. Alright.

Daniel Radcliffe: So, honestly — do you know who I am?

Jay Pharoah: [ nodding ] Y-yeah. You know… [ breaks into another impression ] “Also: I’m TRACY MORGAN! And I want to get everybody in here PREGNANT!” [ he rubs his belly ]

Daniel Radcliffe: [ laughing ] That’s… very funny!

Jay Pharoah: [ laughing ] Man, you’re nice.

Daniel Radcliffe: Oh! Thanks!

Jay Pharoah: Well, uh… you need some more water?

Daniel Radcliffe: Uhh — no. [ he picks up an oversized glass ] I am… good… on water.

Jay Pharoah: Ohhh-kay. [ he sighs, as the theme music pots up ] Hey, there it is! “The Jay Pharoah Show”: 2012. Thank you for watching!

[ fade ]

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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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