Saturday Night Live

Season 28 Episode 18

Bernie Mac/Good Charlotte

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Apr 05, 2003 on NBC
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Bernie Mac/Good Charlotte
Live from New York, it's... Chris Parnell! Sketches include "The Situation in Iraq," "Boston Teens At Fenway Park," "Brain Busters," "Hot Sauce Carrying Purse," "The Pianist," "The Four Stooges," "The Smoking Ban," "Second Time Around," "Saddam's Briefing," and "Don Banks' Kings of 'Comedy' Suits." Good Charlotte performs "Anthem" and "Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous."moreless

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    • QUOTES (9)

      • Jimmy Fallon: When the New York City subways stop using tokens in May, it will signal the end of "token sucking," the practice of thieves putting their mouths on the turnstiles and sucking out a recently used token. For those who miss the sensation of putting your mouth on a subway turnstile, the MTA recommends making out with Mickey Rourke.

      • Tina Fey: Sony has created a cuddly humanoid robot that performs a song and dance routine and can carry on simple conversations with humans. They have named it Wayne Brady. Yeah! I got you, Wayne Brady!

      • Jimmy Fallon: The new trend in fashion for women this summer is expected to be short-shorts with some inseams being reduced to less than 2 inches. While men will mostly likely make a return to wearing the classic boner.

      • Tina Fey: Darryl Strawberry was released from a Florida prison Tuesday after serving 11 months for violating is probation on cocaine possession charges. (looks at watch) 3, 2, 1... and he's been arrested again.

      • Tina Fey: The annual White House Easter egg hunt is scheduled for next week. President Bush told reporters he still has no definitive knowledge where the eggs might be or if they are in fact, alive or dead. Regardless, the administration says it plans to spend $70 billion looking for the eggs, and than not find them.

      • Tina Fey: It is rumored that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez want to star in a remake of Casablanca. This will be the perfect film for people who liked the original but wished it was terrible.

      • Jimmy Fallon: US Soldiers have been given packs of 55 playing cards which feature pictures of leaders the Bush administration wants them to kill or capture. The cards include Saddam Hussein, Tarik Haziz, and Michael Moore.

      • Jimmy Fallon: A South Carolina man named Harlan Titus was arrested for setting as many as 70 dogs lose from a shelter last week. So after three long years, the question has finally been answered: Harlan Titus let the dogs out.

      • Tracy: (commenting at a screening of "The Pianist") You Nazis are pissin' me off!

    • NOTES (3)

      • Sketches cut after dress rehearsal include: a sketch where Geraldo Rivera (Darrell Hammond) is trying to report on the plans of two men (Bernie Mac, Horatio Sanz); NRA commercials- 2 parts (rerun from Matt Damon/Bruce Springsteen); "Global Century Investments" (rerun from Ray Liotta/The Donnas); a sketch where Dean Edwards discusses the Oscars with Rachel Dratch and Bernie Mac; a sketch where Gary Busey (Jeff Richards) and Danny Glover (Bernie Mac) make a movie; and a sketch where two men (Tracy Morgan, Bernie Mac) try to get money from a loan officer (Will Forte).

      • Sketches/segments not shown in the 60-minute edit: "The Four Stooges," "Swiffer Sleepers" (rerun 10/12/02), "No Smoking," "Saddam's Bunker," "Second Time Around," and Good Charlotte's performance of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous."

      • During the "Black Guys At 'The Pianist'" sketch, there are three movies referenced which star current and former SNL cast members: Old School, which starred Will Ferrell; Head of State, which starred Chris Rock (and, incidentally, costarred Bernie Mac); and Boat Trip, which starred Horatio Sanz. All three movies were in theaters in the Spring of 2003.

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • U.S. Amen: Born to boycott
        U.S. Amen's song on "Weekend Update" is a reference to anti-war statements made by Janeane Garofalo, the Dixie Chicks, Madonna, Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen, Michael Moore, and peace protesters in March 2003.