Best Christmas Ever | Season 44 Episode 9

Wife… Cecily Strong

Husband… Matt Damon

Wife’s family members… Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, Mikey Day

[Starts the video with decorated Christmas tree][Cut to other Christmas decorations][Cut to the title of the video ‘Best Christmas Ever’][Cut to fireplace in the house][Cut to husband sitting on a couch at night. His wife joins him and sits beside him]

Wife: Okay, kids are finally asleep. All right, what is there left to do? Dishes?

Husband: Already done.

Wife: Oh, my god, you are an angel. So did you have a Merry Christmas?

Husband: Are you kidding me? That was the best Christmas ever.

Wife: Really?

Husband: Babe, I had a smile on my face from the moment I woke up.

[Cut to past early in the morning, kids open the door and enters the room. Husband and wife are sleeping]

Kids: Mom! Wake up! [Kids start to jump on the bed] It’s Christmas! Wake up. Wake up.

[Cut to night stand clock that shows 5:41 in the morning. Husband looks at the clock.]

Husband: Oh, my god! Are you [Bleep] kidding me?

[Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Husband: I think I was more excited than the kids.

Wife: I know, I was the same way.

[Cut to husband and wife sitting on a couch at day time. Kids are yelling.][Cut to kids opening presents below the Christmas tree.][Cut to husband and wife tired and annoyed.] [Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Husband: They liked their presents, Right?

Wife: Dana loves her playhouse. You weren’t up too late building it, were you?

[Cut to husband struggling to put the playhouse into place. It doesn’t work out, so he kicks the house.]

Husband: [Angry] This is [Bleep]! Piece of [Bleep]!

[Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Husband: No. It was a breeze.

Wife: My family didn’t ruin your day, did they?

Husband: No, I love that we hosted this year.

[Cut to husband opens the door welcoming his wife’s family.]

Husband: Merry –

[Cut to Beck and Aidy complaining and getting inside.]

Beck: Traffic was awful!

Aidy: Three hours!

Beck: Whoa, you gained weight! [Laughs] [Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Wife: Are you sure?

Husband: Honestly, babe, they made my day.

[Cut to kids annoying husband. Husband is on the floor, and kids are jumping on him and yelling.][Cut to Cameron coughing. Husband notices him.]

Husband: Hey, Rach, is Cameron sick?

[Cut to Cameron smiling with his running nose.] [Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Husband:  I can’t believe your cousin made the drive.

Wife: I know. It was so nice to see him.

Husband: Yeah.

[Cut to Mikey sitting next to Aidy on a family dining table with his Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hat.]

Mikey: Why do I have to take it off? Why?

[Cut to wife sitting across the table.]

Wife: Because it’s my dinner table, in front of my kids!

[Cut to Mikey]

Mikey: You’re racist against whites!

Wife: What?

[Cut to Mikey and Aidy]

Mikey:  You’re racist against whites!

Aidy: She is.

[Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Husband: How about you, the hostess with the moistest? Taking care of everybody? How do you do it?

Wife: I guess I was just full of Christmas cheer.

[Cut to Wife slurring a glass of wine in the kitchen with Aidy.] [Cut to Wife slurring a glass of wine in the kitchen alone.] [Cut to Wife smoking cigarette outside with a glass of wine.] [Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Husband: Well, I had a perfect day.

Wife: Me too.

Husband: This is going to sound corny, but [Cut to kids arguing] I don’t know if it was you and the kids – [Cut to husband hugging his daughter, daughter is crying] [Cut to husband hugging his daughter, daughter is crying]

Husband: [Cut to husband hugging his daughter, daughter is crying] You’re not adopted. She’s not adopted. Why would you call her that?

Husband: Or the family being here— [Cut to family dancing. Beck stands and farts at husband’s face] [Cut to Husband opening his present. His present is slippers that look like feet of a bear.]

Husband: [Cut to Husband opening his present. His present is slippers that look like feet of a bear.] But I definitely felt some Christmas magic today. [Kids are looking at their father to see his reaction.] Absolutely love them! Come on, guys. [Kids hug their father.]Thank You, guys. Thank you, guys.

[Cut back to husband and wife sitting on a couch again]

Wife: Best Christmas ever?

[Husband puts his legs on the table. He’s wearing his bear feet slippers.]

Husband: Best Christmas ever.

Kids: Mom! He’s in my room! Get out!

Husband: I’ll go in there. [Husband goes to his kids.]

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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