Weekend Update Angel Reacts to Good Holiday News | Season 44 Episode 9

Michael Che

Angel… Heidi Gardner

Tommy… Matt Damon

[Starts with Michael Che in his news set]

Michael Che: With the holidays coming up, everyone can use a little cheer. Here with “Weekend Update’s” good news report is every boxer’s girlfriend from every movie about boxing ever, please welcome Angel.

[Angel comes in]

Angel: Hi Michael.

[Cut to Michael and Angel]

Michael Che: Hi Angel, how are you?

Angel: You know,I’m hanging in there.

Michael Che: You have any big holidays plan?

[Cut to Angel]

Angel: Yeah, well, you know, Tommy’s got a big fight coming up on Christmas so I guess the only thing he will be getting from Santa is a concussion.

[Cut to Michael and Angel]

Michael Che: He’s boxing on Christmas?

Angel: Not as far as I’m concerned. [Cut to Angel] I mean Tommy can get his sleigh bell rung all he wants but if he goes to that fight, I’m taking the kids to my sister’s.

[Cut to Michael and Angel]

Michael Che: Okay, Angel.

Angel: You hear me, Michael, the kids, I’m taking them to my sister’s.

Michael Che: All right, well here’s some good holiday news. How about that? Tyler Perry made headlines this week when he paid off over $400,000 in Walmart layaways.

Angel: [Disappointed] Oh–

Michael Che: What? What’s wrong with that?

[Cut to Angel]

Angel: I mean, what are you doing, Tyler Perry? You think you’re some hero, paying for people’s Christmas presents? Well, my kids already got their Gronk jerseys. What they need is their father. So unless you’re gonna be there on Christmas morning to say hello, then my biggest family reunion will be missing a few people, because I’m taking the kids to my sister’s.

[Cut to Michael and Angel]

Michael Che: Okay. All right.

Angel: All right? That’s where we will be on Christmas, Michael. At 343 Donnie Wahlberg Way.

Michael Che: Let’s just change the subject. You’ll like this. ‘Creed II’ has made over $100 million at the box office. Did you get to see it?

Angel: [Disappointed] Aww—

Michael Che: What did I say now?

[Cut to Angel]

Angel: Oh, if you think for a second I’m taking my kids to see Creed’s kids fight Drago’s kids and not my sister’s kids and my sister, then you lost your damn mind, because I’m taking the kids to my sister’s!

[Cut to Michael and Angel]

Michael Che: Come on, Angel, everybody loves another ‘Rocky’ movie.

Angel: Oh, yeah, [Cut to Angel] how many more sequels? Which one is enough? Michael B. Jordan? Nah, Michael be needing his Catheter changed three times a week. All right?

[Cut to Michael and Angel]

Michael Che: Angel, it’s just a movie.

Angel: Oh, Michael, you think it’s a movie—until it’s your life.

Tommy: Angel! [Tommy comes in] Angel!

Angel: Oh, my god! Tommy, [Cut to Angel and Tommy] what are you doing here?

Tommy: I can ask you the same thing. You said you were taking the kids to your sister’s.

Angel: Yeah, yeah, well, I did. And then I came here, to my job. I’m doing the news now for Michael Che. [Cut to Michael Che, Angel and Tommy. Michael is confused.] And it turns out I’m pretty good at it.

Tommy: What? [Cut to Angel and Tommy] Now you’ve been on ‘Update’, you think you’re better than me?

Angel: Yeah, Tommy, I do.

Tommy: Look, I may have been born in the back of the cheers bar, but everyone knows my name, Tommy Ray Donovan, fighter and father to Mikey, Mickey, Peppens, Keno and the baby.

Angel: What do you mean?

Tommy: You’re pregnant, Angel.

Angel: Oh, my god!

[Cut to Michael Che, Angel and Tommy]

Michael Che: How does he know before you?

[Cut to Angel and Tommy]

Tommy: I love you so frigging much.

Angel: I love you so frigging much, Tommy! Now you go out there and punch that man until you kill him! All right?

Tommy: I will.

Angel: All right, it’s Christmas!

Tommy: That’s right.

[Cut to Michael Che, Angel and Tommy]

Michael Che: Angel and Tommy, everybody!

Tommy: We’re naming the kid Gronk!

Angel: Even if it’s a girl.

Weekend Update Colin Jost and Michael Che Swap Jokes | Season 44 Episode 9

Michael Che

Colin Jost

[Starts with Michael Che in his new set. There’s a picture of cookie dough at the right top corner of the screen]

Michael Che: The CDC is warning people not to eat raw cookie dough, because it may contain germs that can cause severe diarrhea. But on the bright side, you can eat cookie dough without gaining weight. In and out.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture logo of Boy Scouts of America at the left top corner of the screen]

Colin Jost: It was reported that the boy scouts of America are considering filing for bankruptcy in the face of declining membership. Yeah, apparently there’s some problem with their business model of hoping parents will pay adult strangers to take their children deep into the woods. [The picture changes to ‘the Sex Island’] The occasion of Sex Island, that’s a terrible transition. Didn’t know that would be back to back. That’s a weird batch to get. The location of sex island, which is a four-day drug fueled event featuring prostitutes at an exclusive resort has been revealed to be an island off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago, this according to the plane ticket I saw in [Picture of Michael Che dressed for party with a luggage and ticket in his hand] Che’s hands.

[Cut to Michael Che]

Michael Che: See you there!

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of snakes at the left top corner of the screen]

Colin Jost: Firefighters in Texas saved more than 100 snakes including pythons and boa constrictors from a burning home, said the homeowner, “Cool, so where is my wife?” [The picture changes to a logo picture of Avenue Q] It was announced the Broadway musical “Avenue Q” about raunchy puppets will close in the spring after 15 years. But if you still want to see raunchy puppets, just head to Times Square and [Picture changes to Elmo] watch Elmo kick a pigeon.

[Cut to Michael Che. There’s a picture of frogs at the right top corner of the screen]

Michael Che: A new study finds that frogs in the rain forests have a higher pitch called an urban frogs. Study also finds that female frogs be shopping. [Cut to Colin jost and Michael Che. Colin is laughing] I’ll stand by that joke.

Colin Jost: Since Christmas is coming up, Che and I have decided that our gifts to each other this year would be jokes.

Michael Che: Yes, so we’re making each other read jokes live on air that the other person has never seen before.

[Cheers]

Colin Jost: You want me to go first?

Michael Che: Yes, I do.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of Christian cross at the left top corner of the screen]

Colin Jost: Okay. A church in Massachusetts created a nativity scene that comments on the immigration debate by placing the baby Jesus in a cage. Where he belongs.

[Cut to Michael Che. There’s a picture of mobile phoneat the right top corner of the screen]

Michael Che: A new study shows that the average American touches their mobile device more than 2,000 times a day. “Only 2,000 times”, said my Penis.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of Mohammadu Buhari at the left top corner of the screen][Colin Jost can’t stop laughing looking at Michael Che]

Colin Jost: Oh god. Nigeria’s president Mohammadu Buhari for the first time denied months older where he had died and been replaced by a lookalike from Sudan. See, Arficans can’t tell black people— [Colin Jost can’t complete his joke laughing] [Cut to Michael Che. There’s a picture of hurricane from bird eye view at the right top corner of the screen][Michael Che is acting as if he can’t believe what Colin just said]

Michael Che: A new report shows that hurricane Florence was the wettest hurricane in history, the previous record for wetness was set on the opening night of [Picture changes to Magic Mike cover picture] “Magic Mike”.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of Rosa Parks at the left top corner of the screen][Colin can’t stop laughing]

Colin Jost: This is on cards. I want to switch it up a little. Che didn’t write this one. This is all me. Last week was National Rosa Parks day or as we call it in my house upady-bus-passenger day.

[Cut to Colin and Michael. They both can’t stop laughing.]

Michael Che: Merry Christmas everybody. Weekend Update. I’m Michael Che.

Colin Jost: I’m Colin Jost.