SNL: David Alan Grier: 01/18/97


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January 18th, 1997

David Alan Grier

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  • Genitalia Line-Up

    Paula Jones (Cheri Oteri) picks out President Clinton’s (Darrell Hammond) genitalia.

    Recurring Characters: President Bill Clinton, Bob Dole, Ted Kennedy.

  • David Alan Grier’s Monologue

    Grier sings “Let’s Get Butt-Naked In The White House”.

  • Death Row Bloopers & Practical Jokes

    The wacky genre is carried over to federal prison venue.

  • 20/20

    Barbara Walters (Cheri Oteri) offends Snoop Doggy Dogg during interview.

    Recurring Characters: Barbara Walters.

  • Waiting To Exhale

    Guys (Grier, Tim Meadows, Tracy Morgan) share tears watching “Waiting To Exhale”.

  • Both Sides with Jesse Jackson

    Kincaid (Ana Gasteyer) is little help during discussion on Ebonics.

    Recurring Characters: Jesse Jackson, Kincaid.

  • The Rocky Roads

    Rocky Roads (Grier, Will Ferrell, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer) return for assembly.

    Recurring Characters: The Rocky Roads.

  • Maya Angelou Endorses Butterfingers

    Maya Angelou (Grier) is poetic in her love for Butterfingers.

  • Weekend Update with Norm MacDonald

    Colin Quinn refuses to apologize to Michael Irvin.

  • Snoop Doggy Dog performs “Snoop’s Upside Ya Head”

  • Ex-Porn Stars Don Wong & Reggie Owens

    Wong (Jim Breuer) & Owens (Tracy Morgan) try to adapt as fast food workers.

    Recurring Characters: Don Wong, Reggie Owens.

  • Maya Angelou Endorses Froot Loops!

    Poetic Angelou (Grier) praises the wonders of Froot Loops!

  • Shopping At Home Network

    Don (Will Ferrell) & Eddie (Chris Kattan) would rather die than sell product cheaply.

    Recurring Characters: Don, Eddie.

  • TV Funhouse

    Live-action footage of a dog’s daily routine.

  • Snoop Doggy Dog performs “Vapors”

  • Bill Gates

    Recurring Characters: Bill Gates.

  • Maya Angelou Endorses Pennzoil

    More product praise from poet Angelou (Grier).

  • Monster Trucks

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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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