Skip to comments.Video: SNL on O’Donnell, Ground Zero Mosque
Posted on 09/26/2010 8:16:49 AM PDT by therightliveswithus
Three clips for you from last nights season premiere, although only one is worth watching. The ODonnell skit is the newsworthy bit but the gags are so predictable that you might as well skip it. How predictable? Put it this way: At one point, they actually have her in a witchs hat riding a broom. So perfunctory is it, in fact, that I wonder if they were forced to do something like this because all the good comic material had already been mined while they were on summer hiatus. See, e.g., this absurd mock ad about the Delaware race created by Jimmy Kimmel 10 days ago.
The fake commercial for the Ground Zero mosque is also worth skipping if youre pressed for time, partly because its derivative of Greg Gutfelds plan to build a gay bar next door to Park51 and partly because of the lame twist at the end. They wanted to goof on the mosque somehow but they didnt want to take full responsibility for doing so, so they copped out by framing it as a goof on the GOP. Way to be brave, kids.
The third clip, in which David Paterson confronts longtime antagonist Fred Armisen, is the one to watch. Ive written about these skits before, amazed that theyd joke about his disability so brazenly and surprised that Armisens weird insult-comic reimagining of Paterson works as well as it does. I laughed all the way through the first three minutes here. Paterson has some well-written one-liners too, but alas, hes no performer so they end up falling flat. But never mind that: Its nice to see that hes been able to put his pique over their mockery of him aside. Enjoy.
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DNC auxilliary on parade.
Welcome to FR this month, BTW.
SNL is so sad compared to what it used to be. Why anyone wastes time on it is a mystery. There are so many more worthwhile things to do with my time on a Saturday night. Like sleeping.
I didn’t watch it when it was on last night, and I dont care to watch it now
If this woman was found to be an alien from Mars I WOULD STILL WANT HER over Coons.
He can try all he wants to revive his brand but it has been irretrievably damaged by his stupidity post Delaware Senate primary.
SNL still has some funny moments. Last night’s Christine skit was not one of them. Very predictable.
Now if SNL could only find the Obama college papers to see what he did when he was a young adult. I am sure that would be quite a skit or two.
“Man, SNL stinks now”
I quit watching that crap several years ago. The show ceased being funny about a season before that, but I was hoping that they would turn it around. naturally, they didn’t.
As long as decent people tune in or talk about these stupid, pointless and disgusting tv shows, the those cretins that produce them will continue to do so.
Ignore them and they will go away.
This is, basically, what happened to the Republican establishments in South Carolina, Alaska, Delaware, and Nevada during the primaries. The Democrats are trying the run the same game plan on a much larger scale, expecting a different result: the very definition, along with the perpetual expression on Nancy Pelosi's face, of sheer, foaming at the mouth insanity.
I remember when SNL was funny.
It's painfully obvious they're trying to give O'Donnell the Palin treatment. So far she seems to have handled it well.
I thought the audience reaction was rather cool and embarrased during the O’Donnel thing — even for the liberal NYC dorks who manage to get in.
The bit with Patterson was much funnier.
It just seems they try to hard and are too obviously Left Slanted...The O’Donnell skit was awfull...That woman must have some dirt on someone because she is in too many skits and isn’t funny.
They use to do skits to create laughs instead of political cheers.
Yeah, there’s not much that is funny that comes out of SNL anymore. Some of the digital shorts are good, but the political bits are snoozeville.
I’m looking forward to the new season of South Park, those guys will have a field day with some of the stuff that’s been going on.
Agreed....We Need more Cowbell!! LOL
More cowbells yes and more laughs might get the ratings they use to have.
Yes, she’s getting the Palin treatment.
There’s some dispute as to whether getting the Palin treatment is a good or bad thing.
Certainly, SNL thinks it’s a bad thing.
On the other hand, I would say that Palin is the front runner right now. It’s hard to argue with first place, although others will argue that she would’ve been not only in first place, but far ahead of everyone.
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