Ally McBeal (Rachel Dratch) objects to concellation of her show. Tobey Maguire (Seth Meyers) is non-energetic choice for Spiderman role. Tina Fey’s daughter Savannah (Amy Poehler) is embarrassed by Mom’s work.
Recurring Characters: Ally McBeal.
P.O.D. performs “Youth of the Nation”
Surprise birthday party for Roger Clarvin (Will Ferrell).
Recurring Characters: Roger Clarvin, Virginia Clarvin.
MontageNote: Ben Stiller was originally scheduled months in advance to host this episode, but his publicists tried to get Marci Klein to move him up to the season premiere so he could promote an earlier release for “Zoolander.” Presuming Stiller was trying to cancel his hosting gig because he didn’t think he could be funny so soon after the 9/11 attacks, Klein disinvited him altogether.
Note: Seann William Scott was originally scheduled to host the next episode.
Seann William Scott’s MonologueSummary: Seann William Scott presents footage of semen scenes in classic Hollywood films his ancestors starred in.
Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon & Tina FeySummary: Tina Fey delivers a Visceral Editorial about Israel. Tracy Morgan says that he’s in favor of racial profiling. Tina Fey is attacked by the infamous Land Shark (Chevy Chase).
Patriotic ShortsSummary: Office workers are allowed to wear flag-themed clothing as a display of patriotism, but Dale McGrew (Will Ferrell) takes it too far when he shows up wearing a tiny pair of flag speedos.
Family Christmas PortraitSummary: Messed-up photographers (Hugh Jackman, Seth Meyers) wreck havoc for a family posing for a portrait at Sear’s.
Mick Jagger performs “God Give Me Everything I Want”Also Appeared: 92l
Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon & Tina FeySummary: Chris Kattan’s gives a Terrible Re-Enactment of Geraldo Rivera’s fall in Afghanistan. Drunk Girl (Jeff Richards) hits on Jimmy Fallon during her commentary.
Little SleuthsSummary: Little sleuths Bookie Newton (Seth Meyers) and kid sister Sam (Amy Poehler) help early 1900’s British detective Alistair Chesterfield (Hugh Jackman) deduce who killed Lady Worthington.