Saturday Night Live

Jude Law/Ashlee Simpson

Season 30, Ep 3, Aired 10/23/04
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  • Episode Description
  • Live from New York, it's... Darrell Hammond! Sketches include "Hardball," "Green Screen Filming," "Dyson Toilets," "The Ninth Presidential Debate," "Paris Hilton Apologizes," "President Bush and Tony Blair," "Apprentice Halloween Promo," "Jane Eyre," "Bear City" (film), and "The Adventures of Peter O'Toole and Michael Caine." Ashlee Simpson performed "Pieces of Me" (refer to the episode recap to see what happened on her second performance).

  • Cast & Crew
  • Maya Rudolph


  • Kenan Thompson


  • Darrell Hammond


  • Seth Meyers


  • Chris Parnell


  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • A Lemon and a Limey

    By HelloStuart, Jul 04, 2005

  • Pistols at dawn Matthews!!! Oh, hey Jude. And good-bye Ms. Simpson.

    By TheDiamondDog, Nov 02, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Peter O'Toole: Michael, I have one question for you: where in God's name are we? Michael Caine: Well, let's figure it out. (looks around him) A group of people...a Taco Bell/Pizza Hut Express sign...and we're wearing tuxedos. We must be hosting a talk show. Peter O'Toole: Excellent!

    • Amy Poehler: First Lady Laura Bush said Tuesday that if her husband is elected to a second term, she would like to help juvenile delinquents with substance abuse problems. When asked how she would do that, Mrs. Bush replied, "Just as I always have- by marrying them and bearing their children."

    • Tina Fey: Election offices across Florida opened last Monday to give black voters the option of being turned away early.

    • Tina Fey: According to a new study, almost half of all New York City high school students have lost their virginity. Tina Fey & Amy Poehler: You're welcome. Tina Fey: Hi Jimmy.

    • Zell Miller: Pistols at dawn, Matthews! You and me, 40 paces! You're a dead man! PISTOLS AT DAWN!!!

    Notes (13)

    • Sketches/segments not shown in the 60 minute version: "Dyson Toilet," "Presidential Debate #9," "Trump's Promo," "Jane Eyre," and Ashlee Simpson's infamous attempt a second song.

    • This episode features the first appearance of Will Forte's Zell Miller impression.

    • This episode marks the first appearance of the recurring T. Sean Shannon film short "Bear City." A total of seven shorts would air throughout Season 30.

    • Sketches cut after dress rehearsal: A TV Funhouse cartoon about George W. Bush's machine that turns gay celebrities straight (this is also be cut in the dress rehearsal of the Liam Neeson episode before finally airing on the Luke Wilson episode), a sketch centered around Greyhound bus drivers, a sketch called "Cool Police" where Jude Law, Amy Poehler, and Fred Armisen dictate what's cool and what's not cool to Ashlee Simpson, and a Merv The Perv sketch with Jude Law as Merv's cousin at a Halloween party (this sketch is redone in the Colin Farrell episode and has the Halloween party changed to a Christmas party).

    • Chris Parnell and Ashlee Simpson appeared in the week's promo with Jude Law. It went as follows: Jude Law: "I'm Jude Law and I'm hosting SNL this week with musical guest Ashlee Simpson. (pause) You can take your hand off my butt now, Ashlee. Ashlee Simpson: (sheepishly) Sorry. Jude Law: You too, Chris. Chris Parnell: (embarrassed) Right.

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    Trivia (1)

    • During the Dyson ad spoof, they showed two different types of the Dyson toilet. One of them had a black toilet (the picture with the revolving dyson toilet with a black backround) and then one with a clear toilet (When Fred Armisen showed you it`s "powerful suction").

    Allusions (1)

    • The "Green Screen Movie Shooting" sketch is a parody of the 2004 box office flop Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.

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