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"Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday" Episode #1.2 (2008)

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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday: Season 1: Episode 2 -- Obama and McCain face off and Seth & Amy liked it.
Saturday Night Live: Season 1: Episode 2 -- Fred shows off his interactive map and Oscar Rogers still wants someone to FIX IT!


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Original Air Date:
16 October 2008 (Season 1, Episode 2)
SNL returns to prime-time again this week with another Thursday installment of Weekend Update featuring co-hosts Seth Meyers & Amy Poehler. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Don Roy King 
Writing credits
Seth Meyers  head writer &
Doug Abeles  writer &
James Anderson  writer &
Alex Baze  writer &
Jessica Conrad  writer &
James Downey  writer &
Steve Higgins  writer &
Colin Jost  writer &
Erik Kenward  writer &
Rob Stein  writer &
John Lutz  writer &
Lorne Michaels  writer &
John Mulaney  writer &
Paula Pell  writer &
Simon Rich  writer &
Marika Sawyer  writer &
Akiva Schaffer  writer &
John Solomon  writer &
Emily Spivey  writer &
Kent Sublette  writer &
Jorma Taccone  writer &
Bryan H. Tucker  (as Bryan Tucker)

Alex Baze  head writer: Weekend Update

Produced by
Doug Abeles .... producer: Weekend Update
Ken Aymong .... supervising producer
Ayala Cohen .... co-producer
Jennifer Danielson .... associate producer (as Jennifer Taylor Danielson)
Stacey Foster .... coordinating producer
Steve Higgins .... producer
Marci Klein .... producer
Nicholas S. Mallardi .... associate producer
Lorne Michaels .... executive producer
Kevin Miller .... associate producer
Hillary Selesnick Hunn .... co-producer (as Hillary Hunn)
Michael Shoemaker .... executive producer
Michael Shoemaker .... producer
James Signorelli .... producer: film segments
Makeup Department
Inga Thrasher .... key hair stylist
Art Department
Diana Shaller .... scenic artist (2008)
Other crew
Paula Pell .... writing supervisor

Additional Details

Did You Know?

Weekend Update Anchor:Barack Obama has begun running campaign ads within video games, such as "Madden NFL '09" and "Burnout". Not to be outdone, John McCain has begun putting ads inside MRI machines.See more »
Movie Connections:
References High School Musical (2006) (TV)See more »


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