Saturday Night Live

Season 35 Episode 17

Zach Galifianakis/Vampire Weekend

Aired Saturday 11:30 PM Mar 06, 2010 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Fred Vogelcheck: We have a saying in the Vogelcheck family... "Never say you're sorry, and never admit you're wrong."

  • Notes

    • Zach Galifianakis is the second former SNL writer to host the show, following Conan O'Brien in 2001. Zach joined the writing staff late in Season 25 (and is credited for the three shows that aired in May 2000) but was not asked to return for Season 26.

    • Sketches/segments not shown in the 60 minute version: the Monique segment on Weekend Update, "Kissing Vogelcheks," Vampire Weekend's performance of "Giving Up the Gun," "The Situation Room," and "Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda."

    • Sketches cut after dress rehearsal: a woman's (Nasim Pedrad) security system announces itself to burglars; Stacia (Kristin) and her adopted brother Bob (Zach Galifianakis) scare more of their parents' (Jason Sudiekis, Nasim Pedrad) friends; A girl (Abby Elliott) dreams of President James Garfield (Zach) while doing homework; Keith Morrison (Bill Hader) creeps out more interviewees; a man (Zach) explains his feelings about his wife's illness using props; Thomas Peepers Insurance (rerun from Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys); Faquay's Satin Champagne (rerun from Gerard Butler/Shakira); and on Weekend Update, Governor David Paterson (Fred Armisen) attempts to get Academy Awards tickets and an
      1980s-esqe guidance counselor (Andy Samberg) gives antiquated advice.

  • Allusions