Saturday Night Live

Season 26 Episode 18

Alec Baldwin/Coldplay

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Apr 07, 2001 on NBC

Episode Recap

BUSH'S DEAL WITH CHINA: George W. Bush wimps out and gives China the better deal in an agreement. (Ferrell)

MONOLOGUE: Bill Clinton tells Alec Baldwin that he needs to go out on the prowl and get some ladies. (Baldwin, Hammond)

RELIABLE INVESTMENTS: Stockbroker goes over investments and other information as he plunges from his high-rise office. (Baldwin, Ferrell (VO), Gasteyer)

THE DELICIOUS DISH: Margaret Jo McCullin and her new co-host Lynn Bershad welcome back Pete Schwetty and his special weiners. (Baldwin, Dratch, Gasteyer, Parnell (VO))

TOUGH GUY: Tough Marine fails to convince detained plane crew to try and fight the Chinese. (Baldwin, Dratch, Fallon, Ferrell, Hammond, Hammond(voice), Kattan, Minor, Morgan, Parnell)

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO: James Lipton fawns all over Charles Nelson Reilly and his miraculous career. (Baldwin, Ferrell)

WEEKEND UPDATE: Tracy Morgan explains what really happened behind the fixed Darryl Strawberry kidnapping; I Have An Opinion: International commentary has Jimmy Fallon questioning the American spy plane debacle; Tina Fey evaluates Hugh Hefner's army of playmates; The Hollywood Minute: Kid Rock takes over the celebrity bashing until "hard" rocker David Spade reigns in on his commentary. (Kid Rock, David Spade, Fallon, Fey, Morgan)

"YELLOW": (Coldplay)

RED SHIPS OF SPAIN: Inane musical has Robert Goulet and his entire family on a pirate ship. (Baldwin, Ferrell, Gasteyer, Hammond (VO), Parnell)

THE BUSH TAX CUT: Richard Gephardt and Tom Daschle use disgusting exaggerations to show the negative impact it will have on average people. (Hammond, Kattan, Jim Downey (VO))

LASTING IMPRESSIONS: Photos are improved by putting them inside brandy sifter. (Baldwin, Dratch, Fallon, Gasteyer, Sanz)

"DON'T PANIC": (Coldplay)