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SNL 5/7

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by BYH, May 7, 2011.

  1. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    A Natalie Cole "Unforgettable" riff in Tina Fey's monologue and Michael Bolton on the digital short. Outstanding. 1991 in the house.
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Buh.. buh... buh... the rerun of the Trump roast is on Comedy Central...
  3. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Meh. Fey did fine, but I wasn't that excited by a shitload of pregnancy comedy.

    And I can't believe Meyers didn't cash in on his turn at the correspondent's dinner dais the night before bin Laden went down. No mention of it? No connection with Obama's expression after his bin Laden joke? C'mon, Seth.
  4. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    Michael Bolton was never cool...until NOW!!!
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Nice to see Hammond, Fey and Rudolph - but pretty underwhelming, considering the news of the last few weeks and SNL being off. Better to bring Hammond out with a Trump rebuttal to last week's WHCD - the "debate" thing flatlined and was nothing more than an excuse to put Fey in the Palin get-up.

    The bin Laden skits were pretty lame.
  6. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    Best Lonely Island song ever. Bolton=winning... Pirates Of The Carribean 4 should use this for the trailer music
  7. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    The digital short was hysterical, though the problem is they've set the standard for those videos so high, it's hard for them to reach it anymore.
  8. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    Who knew Bolton's true calling was writing rap song hooks?
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Haven't watched it all yet.

    The opening was a purely lazy effort. I thought they should do something with Palin as the leader of Seal Team Six.
  10. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    I agree - meh. I know it was the Mother's Day show (as Tina helpfully pointed out in the opening) but yeah, too much pregnancy humor. There was so much material this week that they could have done a better job with. I agree that the opening was lazy and, as usual, went on for too long. And I'm wondering if the powers that be at NBC had anything to do with the lack of Trump hammering. The rest of the cast needs to step up and work on impressions. Too much Fred Armisen. Michael Bolton was outstanding.
  11. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    I'll just add my name to the chorus of Bolton lovers. That was awesome.

    The other highlight of the night was Maya Rudolph's giant pubic wig.
  12. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    Bill Hader as city correspondent Stefon is the best SNL news guest since anything Adam Sandler did. Absolutely hilarious. I don't even mind that he struggles to stop laughing mid-skit two or three times, which makes it even better.

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