SNL Transcripts: SNL Weekend Update Thursday 2: 09/27/12


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  Season 38: Bonus Episode 2

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September 27th, 2012






Town Hall MeetingSummary: President Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah) struggles to make the case for his re-election to voters suffering from the unemployment crisis.

Recurring Characters: President Barack Obama.



Weekend Update with Seth MeyersSummary: As Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Fred Armisen) comments about his latest gaffe while visiting New York, his translator (Nasim Pedrad) gossips about him to Seth Meyers. Dr. Cornel West (Kenan Thompson) comments on the progress President Obama has made since the infiltration of the Occupy Wall Street Movement. The Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Started A Conversation With At A Party (Cecily Strong) gives her meandering thoughts about the upcoming Presidential debates.

Recurring Characters: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, translator.

Replacement RefsSummary: Replacement referees (Tim Robinson, Kenan Thompson, Bobby Moynihan, Fred Armisen) make erroneous calls in other walks of life besides football.



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Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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