Saturday Night Live

Season 35 Episode 3

Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Oct 10, 2009 on NBC

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  • Why bring up 1982?

    Saturday Night Live,
    Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor, - Drew Barrymore hosts tonight for the 6th time. While Regina Spektor is the musical guest. I have never heard of Spektor so going into this episode is a surprise for me. Drew has been here for the 6th time. Edging her way deep into the 5 timers club. And if you count your self a fan of the show and dont know what i am talking about than your not a fan. Lets start

    Cold Opening: The show starts with (Fred) Obama talking about winning the Noble Peace Prize. Fred's impression is getting worse as he appears not to be trying anymore. Is that a sign? The sketch goes on to see that Obama won the Lottery and is the luckiest man alive. While a citizen (Wiig) is angry that this was Obama's first time playing and he wins. Overall this was to short, i would have liked to see more. But this is worth a watch

    Monologue: Drew comes on stage and declares herself the most used women on the show. I dont know why but like past hosting stints she brings up her famous 1982 show. She thens "shows" past performences of her "family". This is worth a watch as Drew makes fun of herself and the cast makes fun of her too.

    Gilly: Before the sketch even began i knew this was going to be another Gilly sketch. Gill was first seen in the horrible Rosario Dawson episode. But after that the sketch has moved forward and has got laughs and "love" from the audience, sorta. The sketch plays out the same, Gilly does something bad and the teacher asks the students if they did the bad thing before coming to Gilly. You would think the teacher would have learned by now. However a new student named Gigli (Drew) from Italy brings new terror to the class. Acting like Gilly until Gilly gets her to kill her self by putting a cigarette in explosives. Overall, even those this is the best one of the Gilly Sketchs i would pass on this one. And the others.

    Celebrity Ghost Stories: This one is about Celebritys telling Ghost Stories. A real show on bio. It's stars tell stories that make me wonder if they are on acid trips, but then i remember who the "Celebritys" actually are. Overall, this was a great sketch that was funny and worth a watch.

    University of Westfield: Probably the best part of the night that features an internet school that teaches you to lie about going to college. This sketch is better than how i explained it. La ricista della televisione: The recurring sketch comes back to haunt us. It's the same thing again, i cant speak italian. Dont watch

    Musical Performance 1: Regina Spektor performs eet. For some reason i really did not like this. A weird sounding song that made me want to go back and watch it again thinking i missed something the first time around.

    Weekend Update: Seth tells some really great jokes. Hader comes out and makes the night with his James Carville impression that was the best part of Update tonight. Andy as Scrooge McDuck, it started slow but picked itself up after his money gave him a disease that turned him into a duck. That's what you get for playing money. Kenan as Maya Angelou was probably the worst part of the update. As her poems making fun of TMZ fell flat.

    Billiards Champion Games 1991: Wiig and Drew are two horrible pool players will Jason and Will are two announcers. Will's character knows nothing about pool while Jason's character keeps making tampax jokes. Which was actually funny, this is worth a watch. Cooking Al Fresco: Andy and Drew play chefs that are cooking on the top of the building. What ever they do abounch of smart crows mess up. Taking bread crumbs then dipping break into sauce and killing Guy Fieri, you know the guy froms those TGI fridays commericals. Worth a watch but it will grow old soon.

    Larry King Live: Larry King and friends talk about guys who cheat and want to put there weiners where they are supposed to be. While the Tampax sketch worked earlier this dragged on. Dont watch

    SNL Digital Short: Drew and Fred play two dancers( think) who can come to about anything and make it better. Like and eye exam or jail. Not the strongest digital short but it was better than Body Fusion

    Musical Performance 2: Regina Spektor performs the calculation. And once again i didnt like her performance.

    Book Reading: The last sketch finds Drew has wrote about a book about a past lover. That past lover is Hamilton. The unamed guy from the hugh laure and Will Ferrell episode. The sketch find a foursome in a book store. Worth a watch

    Overall it was an allright episode. Nothing special and nothing will be remembered in the furute. Something tonight will probably be used in the TBO of Drew Barrymore. I didnt like Regina Spektor's performances on this episode. I will go back and watch her again. Alot of Bash against Italy tonight, There was also 6 Blue Man Group commericals, i guess they sponser SNL. Next week we have Gerard Butler and Shakira.