Emily Blunt Happy Monologue

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Emily Blunt

[Starts with SNL monologue intro] [Cut to SNL stage] [Band is playing music]

Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, Emily Blunt.

[Emily Blunt walks in and to the stage] [cheers and applause]

Emily Blunt: Oh, thank you guys, so much. So much. I am Emily Blunt and as you can tell from my accent, I am smarter than you. So excited to be here at Saturday Night Live. It just means I’m not at home watching the news, riot with this election. I just feel like they’re these dark clouds sort of hanging over all of us and we need a break. So, if it’s okay, I just wanna see if we can get some fun, positive energy in here. Right? Can we do that?

[cheers and applause]

I wanna be happy again.

[music playing] [singing] Forget the troubles, come on get happy
better chainsaw your cares away
shanana-luya come on get happy
get ready for a better day

Okay, starting to feel a bit better but we can do more.

[Mikey Day walks in with cookies]

Mikey, the cookies. Well done.

Mikey Day: Yes, got em’ right here.

Emily Blunt: Let’s do this.

[Emily Blunt walks to the audience with a plate of cookies]

The sun is shining come on get happy
come on and take my hand

[Emily Blunt hands over the plate of cookies to an audience]

Keep the plate

shanana-luya come on get happy

we’re going to the promise land

[Emily Blunt gets back to the stage]

Oh, that felt good. It felt so good. But we gotta pump up for happy even more. Kenan and Cecily, bring in the puppies.

[Kenan Thompson and Cecily Strong walk in with puppies]

Emily, Kenan and Cecily: We’re heading for good times
you can count on me
you just got to hold tight

and then you will see

Emily Blunt: Give those puppies away, guys. Yeah, that’s right. Everyone’s getting a puppy. Not just for comedy. They’re your responsibility for the rest of your life.

[Cut to Kenan at the audience handing over the puppy]

Kenan: That’s right. His name is Dr. Fuzz and he is not partly trained. And he just ate. [

[Cut to Cecily at the audience handing over the puppy]

Cecily: Okay, this is Pepper and she hasn’t had any shots since she hates people. Good luck.

[Cut to Emily Blunt]

Emily Blunt: Aw, how cute is that? You see you can’t worry about anything when a puppy is licking your face, right? There you go sir, just let it lick your face. Let it lick you. Fantastic. Yes.

Emily, Kenan and Cecily: Sun is shining, come on get happy
come on and take our hands
shanana-luya come on get happy
we’re going to the promise land

Emily Blunt: Okay, there’s a guy there just looking very stressed. Might you just take him over to the massage chair?

[Cut to Pete Davidson pulling a guy in the audience.]

Pete Davidson: Okay, come on. Right this way, sir. Come on. Don’t be weird. This is gonna be great. Okay? [Pete makes the audience sit on a chair] And if you don’t mind, I’m gonna start with the butt and work my way down.

Emily, Kenan and Cecily: Shanana-luya come on get happy
we’re heading for a better day

Emily Blunt: Oh, there’s a lady here that feels left out. Vanessa, can you give her her cake?

[Cut to a girl in the audience. Vanessa Bayer hands over her a huge cake that has her photo on it.]

Vanessa: Here is your cake. Um, I can tell it’s your’s because we we put your face on it.

Emily, Kenan and Cecily: We’re heading for good time

Emily Blunt: You can count on me

Emily, Kenan and Cecily:It’s gonna be alright, just you wait and see

Emily Blunt: It’s time to put this over the top guys. All your moms are here. They wanna hug.

[Cut to the audience. Their moms walk to them and hug laughing.]

Emily, Kenan and Cecily: Forget your troubles, come on get happy
that will chase all your cares away
shanana-luya come on get happy
get ready, get ready, get ready for a better day

[Balloons fall on them from above]

Emily Blunt: Oh my god. We have a great show. We are here, you are here, Bruno Mars is here. And we’re all happy. So stick around, we’ll be right back.

[cheers and applause]

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Author: Don Roy King

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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