Sketches include: Vice Presidential Debate (with Queen Latifah and Tina Fey cameos), Anne Hathaway Monologue, The Lawrence Welk Show, Bailout Press Conference, Guest House, An SNL Digital Short: Extreme Activities Competition, Weekend Update with Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers, Weekend Update: Orville Willis Forte IV, Mary Poppins, Sioux City News 3, Mark Wahlberg Talks To Animals, I'm Not Gay, The Less Provocative Songs Of Katy Perry. The Killers perform "Human" and "Spaceman". Written by
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When this first aired, a graphic appeared over Herbert and Marion Sandler (played Darrell Hammond
and Casey Wilson
) saying "People who should be shot". After the real-life Sandlers complained to Lorne Michaels
, the sketch was temporarily removed from the show's official website. The sketch was later reposted but the graphic was deleted as was Hammond's line referencing "our corrupt activities". Michaels admitted in interviews that he was unaware that the Sandlers were real people when he approved the sketch. See more
About a minute into the cold open, Gwen Ifill (played by Queen Latifah) says that her new book "The Breakthrough" will come out on Inauguration Day. At the end of the cold open, she says the "the book drops November 4th", which is Election Day instead of Inauguration Day. See more
You know, I get a little tired of being told I'm an insider. I come from Scranton, Pennsylvania. And that's as hardscrabble a place as you're gonna find. I'll show you around sometime, and you'll see: it's a hellhole! An absolute jerkwater of a town! You couldn't stand to spend a weekend there. It's just an AWFUL, AWFUL, sad place... filled with sad, desperate people with no ambition. Nobody, and I mean nobody, but me, has ever come out of that place. It's a genetic cesspool. So don't be tellin...
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