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After the "2006 World Series" sketch, Don Pardo announces the next live broadcast as "Monday" November 11.
In the "House of Carters" sketch, Nick and Aaron are using a PSP that's not even turned on.
Apparently, the private school mentioned in the "Mrs. Hastings" sketch has two names; Bill Hader's character refers to it as both "Westchester Academy" and "St. Ambrose."
"The Out-of-Breath-Jogger from 1982" mentions that President Ronald Reagan has problems with Mikhail Gorbachev, but Gorbachev was not elected Premier of the Soviet Union until 1985. The leader at that time was former KGB chief Yuri Andropov.
For this episode only, the opening credits were tweaked a bit; the host and musical guest were displayed as just pictures, and the show title changed to the '81-'85 show logo.
Maya Rudolph's character in the TSA Airport Security Sketch looks and sounds like her short-lived recurring character, Jackie. This character appeared in two episodes during the 2000-01 season.
Don Pardo stumbles in the opening credits when the picture of The Killers is on, prompting him to rush through saying "...and your host Dane Cook" before the picture left the screen.
Amy Poehler states that this is Tina Fey's 180th show on SNL, when in fact she was a credited writer for 178 broadcasts and Weekend Update anchorperson for 117.
"Unsolved Mysteries" was canceled in 2002, so it doesn't make sense that they would have a sketch about filming a re-enactment. But, in a somewhat ironic twist, since the sketch aired in the later half of the show, it was shown on May 14th. Robert Stack, the host of UM, died on May 14th, 2003.
At the beginning of the "Please Don't Cut My Testicles" sketch, Chris Parnell has a boombox but at the end of the piece it's nowhere to be found.
In the film "Ariell & Ephraim," 21st century cars can be seen on the street, despite the fact that it's supposed to take place in 1991.
At the end of the "Universal Studios" sketch, Tom Hanks' character calls his mother via cell phone. If he had the phone all along, why didn't he use it beforehand?
Also in the Universal Studios sketch, the brothers waiting in line watch their mother ride the "Revenge of the Mummy" roller coaster. In real life, this is impossible, since the ride is fully enclosed in both the Florida and Hollywood incarnations.
In the parade portion of the "Ma!" sketch, there is a person dressed as SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon has moved its studios from Universal Studios Florida, and has severed all ties with Universal, for all intents and purposes, in order for Viacom to use their Nickelodeon properties at their own theme parks.
In "Laser Cats!", when Bill's cat can't shoot anymore, Andy throws him a white cat with brown spots. However, when he retreives the feline, it's entirely white.
One of the clips in the Disney Vault cartoon is 1947's "Song of the South," which after a few years was banned from the shelves because of its racist overtones.
Contrary to popular belief, Walt Disney was cremated, not cyrogenically frozen.
An interview with SNL writer Bryan Tucker conducted in December 2006 revealed that he wrote the "Wine Snobs" sketch that is performed in the episode's 10-to-1 timeslot. The interview reveals Tucker's struggle with the sketch barely making it into the episode's unusually long 2 1/2 hour dress rehearsal and finally into the live show.
The name of the character played by Antonio Banderas in the "Besos y Lagrimas" sketch, Paolo, is the Italian form of the name "Paul," rather than the Spanish form, "Pablo."
During the opening credits, Don Pardo stammers and jumps over the musical guests' name.
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Satire, frat guy humor, ensemble cast, feel good comedy, improvisational