SNL Transcripts: Kelsey Grammer: 10/02/98: Bedtime at the White House



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  Season 24: Episode 2



98b: Kelsey Grammer / Sheryl Crow

Bedtime at the White House

Bill Clinton…..Darrell Hammond
Hillary Clinton…..Ana Gasteyer

[ open on exterior shot, White House ]

[ SUPER: WHITE HOUSE – OCTOBER 3rd, 11:28 p.m. ]

[ cut to Clinton bedroom, Bill Clinton in bed talking on phone ]

Bill Clinton: ..the way I see it, I’m gonna set the G7 straight. I’m gonna fix the world economy. Get peace in the Middle East. And then I’m gonna.. bomb.. the hell.. out of Serbia. I am gonna kick some serious ass! [ laughs, bites his lip and holds his thumb out ] What? Yeah, I just bit my lip and did the thumb thing, how’d you know? Ho-oh! No, everything else is great. Really. It seems like the loose ends are finally getting tied up again.. [ looks to the side of the bed ] Ohhh, hi, darling! [ Hillary slams the door and approaches the bed ] I.. uh.. gotta go. [ hangs up phone ]

[ Hillary starts to take her robe off, as Bill watches intently. Angry, Hillary tightly double-knots her robe and quickly jumps into her side of the bed ]

[ hoping for some sort of response from Hillary, Bill feigns laughter, then shuts it off when he realizes she’s not going to give him any favorable response ]

[ Bill reaches across the bureau and grabs a copy of the Holy Bible. He switches his gaze back and forth from the Bible to Hillary, pretending to read the Bible ]

Hillary Clinton: [ looking at Bill “reading” the Holy Bible ] Yeah, right!

[ Bill puts the Holy Bible back on the bureau. With nothing else to do, he picks up the remote control and checks to see what’s on television. ]

Voice on Television: “..And we didn’t have sex, Linda. None. We didn’t have sex.” Tripp: “Well, what do you call it?” Lewinsky: “We fooled around. Having sex is having intercourse.” Tripp: “Ohhh, you’ve been around him too long..”

[ Bill quickly changes the channel ]

Voice on Television: ..So, by Bill Clinton’s definition, groping in a bar is sex. Oral sex is sex..

[ Bill quickly changes the channel ]

Voice on Television: ..sexual relationship, unquote, with Monica Lewinsky..

[ Bill quickly changes the channel ]

Voice on Television: ..The most private details of President Clinton’s sex life..

[ Bill quickly changes the channel ]

Voice on Television: ..confirming semen on the dress matches..

[ Bill quickly changes the channel ]

Voice on Television: ..Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin [ laughter ] with a cocktail waitress and stale cigars..

[ Bill quickly changes the channel ]

Voice on Television: ..on the Weather Channel, the news is still severe storms blowing down in the Gulf region. Pretty much, uh, like Monica was blowing the Presi-..

[ Bill quickly turns the television off, Hillary having grown more uncomfortable with every channel switch ]

[ Hillary turns the lamp on her side of the bed off ]

[ Bill makes one last attempt at reconciliation for the night and reaches over to cuddle with Hillary ]

Hillary Clinton: Nope!

Bill Clinton: [ pulls away and rolls over on his side of the bed. He looks toward the camera and silently whispers.. ] Live, from New York, it’s Saturday Night.

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