Saturday Night Live

Season 24 Episode 4

Ben Stiller/Alanis Morissette

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Oct 24, 1998 on NBC
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Ben Stiller/Alanis Morissette
Live from New York (pre-recorded), it's... Ben Stiller!

Sketches include "Lorne Fights Ben," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Pretty Living," "Hete-Roy" (cartoon), "The Zimmermans' Halloween Party," "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol," "Living With His Parents," "Steve Wynn's Bellagio Hotel and Casino," "Cointreau for Congress," and "Mason in '98."

Alanis Morrissette performed "Thank U and "Baba."moreless

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (2)

      • Alex Trebek: Mr. Sandler!
        Adam Sandler: Why are you yelling at me?
        Alex Trebek: You rang in.

      • Sean Connery: I'll take "Famous Titties" for 400.
        Alex Trebek: Titles, Famous Titles.
        Sean Connery: Damn!
        Alex Trebek: And the answer is... "This movie title is taken from the name of the book 'Gone with the Wind'."
        Sean Connery: (rings in) Dolly Parton!
        Alex Trebek: "Titles," Mr. Connery, not "titties!"
        Sean Connery: Not a fan of the ladies are you, Trebek?

    • NOTES (7)

      • Sketches not shown in the 60 minute version: "Pretty Living", "Zimmermans' Halloween", "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol," and Alanis Morissette's performance of "Baba."

      • Tracy Morgan does not appear until the goodnights.

      • The NBC rerun of this episode replaces the live show version of the "Pretty Living" sketch with a dress rehearsal where Molly Shannon falls out of her chair while doing a high kick.

      • Five players from the New York Yankees (David Wells, David Cone, Felix Heredia, Paul O'Neill, and Mike Stanton) and were honored in this show for capturing their 24th World Championship three days earlier. At that point in time, no other team in any sport had more.

      • In the Comedy Central version, the part in "Jeopardy" when Tom Cruise selects a daily double featuring the "Batman" theme is cut.

      • In this episode, not only does Alanis Morissette perform her hit single "Thank U" but Jimmy Fallon does a parody of the song on "Weekend Update".

      • Ben Stiller is the thirteenth SNL alumni to host

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