SNL Transcripts: Josh Brolin: 04/14/12


 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 37: Episode 19

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April 14th, 2012

Josh Brolin



Lorne Michaels

Steven Spielberg


John Solomon

Jorma Taccone

BarSummary: With the Republican Primaries as good as over, Rick Santorum (Andy Samberg), Michele Bachmann (Kristen Wiig), Rick Perry (Bill Hader) and Herman Cain (Kenan Thompson) celebrating his impending nomination with Mitt Romney (Jason Sudeikis), and sing about how the Republican campaign was the time of their life.

Recurring Characters: Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich.



Josh Brolin’s MonologueSummary: Josh Brolin jokes about getting stupid no “SNL”, then performs a brief scene from “Men in Black 3” with Jay Pharoah playing th part of Will Smith.


HBO First LookSummary: Behind-the-scenes look at “Game of Thrones” reveals that the series’ excessive gratuitous nude scenes were added by 13-year old creative consultant Adam Friedberg (Andy Samberg).


The CaliforniansSummary: Stuart (Fred Armisen) and his Californian clan speak in overexaggerated valley accents and provide driving directions within every conservation.

Recurring Characters: Devon, Corina, Stuart, Trey, Maid.

America’s Next Top Empire State Of Mind Parody ArtistSummary: “Weird Al” Yankovic (Andy Samberg) hosts the new reality competition that rates the quality of Jay-Z (Jay Pharoah) song parodies.

Recurring Characters: Ke$ha, Jay-Z.

An SNL Digital ShortSummary: “Laser Cats 7”.

Gotye performs “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: “What Are You Doing?” Garth (Fred Armisen) & Kat (Kristen Wiig) sing Spring songs.

Recurring Characters: Garth & Kat.

Piers Morgan TonightSummary:

Recurring Characters: Piers Morgan, Ice-T, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Andy Lewis.

Woodridge HighSummary: High school principal Mr. Russell (Bill Hader) gives new girl Katie (Vanessa Bayer) a tour of the school, which includes a possibly haunted hallway in which everything runs in slow motion.


Another SNL Digital ShortSummary: Andy Samberg and Taran Killam visit “Gotye Backstage”, and proceed to mimic his camouflage-inspired music video.


Gotye performs “Eyes Wide Open”


Recurring Characters: Principal Frye, Steve Kane.


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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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