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During the "Man versus beast" sketch, after the big black "CENSORED" box appears, you can in fact see the man in the azure jumpsuit who is supposedly being maimed by the cougar off-screen. He pops up for a sec in the upper right corner, very much alive, well and standing on his feet.
In the "Assagio's" sketch, you can see Fred Armisen quickly switch from his normal glasses, into cracked glasses.
In the "Dakota Fanning Show" sketch, Dakota (Poehler) claims she's not familiar with the TV show "Family Guy." Dakota should be familiar with the show because she's done voice work for them in the past. She was credited in the episode "To Live and Die in Dixie."
For a brief instance in the "Versace Super Bowl Party" sketch, the score "Chicago 7, Indianapolis 7, Halftime" is flashed on Donatella's TV screen.
During the "Job Interview" sketch, a boom mike can be briefly seen at the top of the screen.
Sketches not shown in the 60 minute version: Rich Little segment on Weekend Update, the third MacGruber segment, "Urigro," TV Funhouse: "Fun with Real Audio," "Blizzard Man," "Nurse Nancy" (Digital Short, "Lansford Brothers," and AFI's performance of "Miss Murder."
During the "NFL on CBS" sketch, Jeremy Piven mispronounces Colts player Joseph Addai's name, and also states that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning passed the ball to Brandon Stokley, who has not played due to injury since December.
At the start of the "Common & Blizzard Man" sketch, Jeremy Piven's mic malfunctions for about 10 seconds.
In at least two NBC affiliates, the first thirty seconds of Weekend Update were cut off due to a satellite miscue.
During AFI's second performance, technical gaffes with the microphone are prominent throughout the song with the sound going in and out.
During the "Unicorn Forest" sketch, a boom mike can be briefly seen at the top of the screen.
During "Homelessville," Timberlake's character presses "Play" many times in his stereo, but he never press "Stop" or "Pause." The boombox stops by itself.
Don Pardo stuttered while saying Gwen Stefani's name in the opening credits.
In the monologue, Matthew Fox claims that Neve Campbell was the first Party of Five cast member to host SNL, followed by Jennifer Love Hewitt, then Scott Wolf. Though Neve did host first in Year 22, Wolf hosted next in Year 23, followed by Hewitt in Year 24.
During Weekend Update, Seth Meyers refers to Dancing with the Stars champion Emmitt Smith as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Though it seems very likely that Smith will be elected someday, he won't be eligible for induction until 2009.
In the opening credits of the original broadcast, Don Pardo mispronounced Ludacris' name twice. The correct pronunciation is the same as the word "ludicrous", whereas Pardo pronounced the host's name as "loo-DAY-cris." In repeats, the credits were re-recorded with the correct pronunciation.
Darrell Hammond's moustache falls off during the "Old Friends" skit, prompting Ludacris to ad-lib and bring an awkward end to the sketch.
During the cold opening, the audience cheers prematurely, as the adjacent stage lights go up early and reveal the special guest star. As a result, TV viewers watched the audience clap enthusiastically as Lorne Michaels receives a turkey club sandwich from an unknown NBC employee.
During the "Queen's Visit" sketch, Hugh Laurie has difficulty getting his reading glasses on with one hand, and thus ad-libs to bypass the need for them.
At the beginning of the monologue, the canned applause track keeps going after Hugh Laurie starts talking.
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