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Hmmm… “Mark Wahlberg Talks to Sarah Palin” perhaps?
Wow. Should be an exciting night.
Yeah, SNL is about as funny as a fart in an elevator.
Alec Baldwin kicked everyone’s ass!
Thank the Good Lord for Alec Baldwin. He saved a potential trainwreck from happening. He saved the cold open.
i hated it. those lame SNL whores.
first– she’s such a big deal that her scene must be with lorne (egomaniac) plus two big stars.
then– alec baldwin sells out his entire belief system– and that’s actually the joke!
then- we’re all scared that “the real one” is here we run away and let her — heroically– take the stage to “she’s terrific” applause and finally the “honor” of saying “live from new york…”
they suck my ass.
and then, back to our regularly scheduled shit pile of extra terrible comedy.
What is Sarah Palin doing paling around with the Hollywood elite? How anti-American of her!
Interesting how SNL considered part of Hollywood’s Liberal Elite when Sarah Palin needs a bump in the polls.
Not an inspired episode of SNL. Then again it’s always awkward when they have any politician on. They didn’t write anything interesting at all for Brolin either.
Funny and everything, but how many men, women and children were butchered in the middle east this month?
Who owns NBC, anyway? What else do they make?
I watched and I was laughing myself out of the chair. Especially when Alec Baldwin did his rant and the Gov was in front of him. And Lorne reminded him that she was standing there and he commented,”You’re hotter in person.” And the VP Palin commented to Lorne about Tina’s Palin as being overtop. It was the best.
To fully appreciate the Mark Wahlberg cameo, you’d need to of course seen the Talks To Animal scene from the last ep but also Wahlberg’s Kimmel appearance.
Should put them up with this clip.
Does Mark Wahlberg even vote?
Funny, but they clearly pulled their punches.
Oh, overall, quite disappointing. Palin is just not a very bright woman if she went alone with this. She totally got P’unked.
I don’t know, for a show that is supposedly a sketch comedy show, I didn’t laugh once. Talk about pulling punches, it was like the Palin gag order included everyone on the show too. Huge opportunity for her to make an impact with this audience, and she pretty much fell flat on her face… not worth the cost of the car service to get her from the gun club, TGI Fridays, sports bar or where ever she hangs while in NYC over to 30 Rock.
My Final Decision: Lame – SNL needs some new blood. Baldwin, Fey, and Poehler are the only people giving that show a fighting chance.
Is it possible to be a host and a parasite at the same time? A GOP win would be beneficial to SNL & NBC — don’t think they don’t want to keep the ratings going.
Why`s everyone have their panties in a knot?
Relax and just take it light. ..don`t drink the CNN-Fox cool-aide.
is Lorne getting a bit puffy?
I’ve never been more disappointed in SNL. It’s one thing when established candidates like Obama and McCain appear. They’ve earned it. But this is a complete sellout on the part of the show.
When Sarah Palin — who has not even subjected herself to an actual press conference — gets to use the show for PR purposes, “laughing” with the very “liberal media elites” she bashes on the stump to appeal to “real Americans”, I’m sorry but that crosses a line. She has not earned the right to appear on the show. If you don’t subject yourself to actual media scrutiny, you don’t get to take advantage of free publicity stunts.
And worse, for the show to go for the comically hackneyed “fear” of doing an impression in front of the real person “What? She’s here?!” Lame and pathetic. I thought Tina Fey had more backbone than that. (By the way, it’s the same dusty bit they used moments later with Andy Samberg and Mark Wahlberg — “Oh, no! The person I impersonate is facing me! Oh, I hope they’re not angry or wanting to hurt me!” Did SNL really have to promote “Max Payne” and Mayor Moose-olini on the same show, with the same bit?
For someone who, at least in public statements, has voiced a real antipathy toward Palin, I just think the moral stance for Tina Fey would’ve been to not even appear on this week’s episode than legitimize Palin in any fashion. It completely neuters the cutting (if not particularly vicious) impression she’s been doing. Oh, but, wait, I guess she’s got to promote “30 Rock” since it’s been so wisely off the air months after it’s Emmy win.
What happened to the show’s counterculture roots? It’s pathetic how craven Lorne Michaels has become as the show slips from relevance with each increasing, interminable year.
The rest of the show was a comedic landfill. Palin should’ve just only had an appearance in the Cold Open, and not Update. Because that was embrassing.
I don’t know what was more of a nadir. The rap. Or the fartface sketch.
Also, Will Ferrell is a much better bush than mr. Brolin.
Oh what a shame. It was painful to watch this ep of SNL. Just when you think they are back and then they produce the weakest episode ever
SNL, you almost had me..
To Marky Mark, the donkey’s mother say hi to your mom
Alex Baldwin? Kicked everyone’s buns?? He READ every single word! Ooooooh, what an actor:(
Sarah Palin’s appearance was the kiss of death, to an already sinking campaign.
Sarah Palin waving her arms up in the air when Amy Polin is wrapping about Bill Ayers! This is what American politics has come to! SCARY!
i luved all the skits with Plain were great. U know she loved that rap segment. I sure did.
“…when I say Obama, U say Ayers!” “Obama!” “Ayers!” “Obama!” “Ayers!”
“all the Mavericks in the house put your hands UP!” “all the Mavericks in the house put your hands UP!”
“McCain-Palin going to put a nail-in the coff-in of the media elite!”
hahahaha one great rally set piece after another!
…you know Palin was good or else all the liberals on this thread would be have been wetting their pants & saying how “terrific” SNL was.
hahahaha best laugh i have had the whole election cycle…
…many thanks Lorne. now lets see if Biden has a pair to go on next.
Very funny stuff, Sarah Palin did great and Tina Fey always cracks me up. It would be great to see four years of VP Palin skits.