Saturday Night Live

Season 28 Episode 17

Salma Hayak/Christina Aguilera

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Mar 15, 2003 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Tina Fey: It's been reported that more and more Americans are using search engines like to locate and contact their ex-girlfriends and boyfriends. This is no use to me, however, because everyone I've ever dated has ended up dead!

    • Tina Fey: In protest to France's opposition to a U.S. war on Iraq, the U.S. Congress' cafeteria has changed French Fries and French Toast to "Freedom Fries" and "Freedom Toast." Afterwards, the congressmen were so pleased with themselves, they all started Freedom Kissing each other.
      In a related story, in France, American Cheese is now referred to as "Idiot Cheese."

    • Tina Fey: Did you know Bobby get accepted at Hofstra?

    • Horatio Sanz: We're called "Shadows of the Night."

    • Announcer: Chicago's won plenty of stuff already. Vote Frida.

  • Notes

    • The "Are You Hot" cartoon was used as the de facto cold opening for The Best of Tv Funhouse special that aired in April 2006.

    • Sketches/segments not shown in the E! rerun: Christina Aguilera's performance of "Fighter," "Seduction Class," "Husband In A Box," and "Are You Hot? Cartoon Edition."

    • "Are You Hot? Cartoon Editon" was used in the 60-minute edit of the Ray Liotta/The Donnas broadcast from earlier in the season.

    • During "Weekend Update," Jimmy sings a song that goes to the tune of "Beautiful", a song that Christina Aguilera performed earlier in the night.

    • Christina Aguilera continues the tradition of musical guests occasionally appearing in sketches. In this season alone, Faith Hill, Eve, Nelly, Phish, and Dixie Chicks were all in sketches. In addition, Avril Lavigne was in a sketch that got cut after dress rehearsal, and Jay-Z and Beck appeared in sketches on previous SNL appearances.

    • The "Husband in a Box" sketch was cut from the Jennifer Garner broadcast, with Garner playing the role of the cheating wife.

  • Allusions