Kate Hudson / Radiohead
October 14, 2000


Pre-Show Thoughts-
Last week's Rob Lowe/Eminem left me hanging. I wanted more, and I expected to see more out of Kate Hudson, daughter of Goldie Hawn. I'm not a real fan of Radiohead, so, I was basically wanting to get a laugh out of this show..

The Opening Skit- Presidential Debate -Week Two
After watching last week's Presidential skit, I was assuming we'd see more, which we did.
Al Gore, George W.Bush, and moderator Jim Lehrer continued discussions, while Al Gore "agreed" to everything George W.Bush says. This was funny, but last week had something more. (8 out of 10)

KATE HUDSON'S MONOLOGUE- This was a change from last weeks dead monologue. Hey, Rachel Dratch finally appeared, for the first time this season. She looks really good, and I think she's really funny. I hope to see alot of her this season. Suddenly, the cast broke out in a dance, which reminded me of the Alan Cumming monologue. (7 out of 10)

SKETCH- Home from School
This was funny.. A father and mother welcome their daughter home from college, and they watch TV and find dirty commericals with her in it. (8 out of 10)

X- Presidents Cartoon
This must be the one left off of last weeks show. It turned out rather well.
(8 out of 10)

SKETCH- Inside the Actor's Studio - This is far better then the one that aired during the Toby Maguire episode. Kate Hudson' Drew Barrymore impression was decent enough for a laugh, and Will Ferrell as James Lipton is hilarious. (7 out of 10)

SKETCH- Boston Teens- Sully and Denise
I was never a big fan of these two, because it always seemed the same to me. It aired 4 times last season, which was really too much. BUT! This one turned to be actually funny. Ratchel Dratch is great, and I think its cool for Jimmy Fallon to be in alot of skits and still maintain time to be on WU. He must be pulled around the make-up area REALLY fast.
(8 out of 10)

MUSIC- Musical Guest: Radiohead
Nah. Nothing here to see. I'll pass. At least this gives time for cast members to prep up for their next skit.
(0 out of 10)

Weekend Update-
This WU turned out to be just as funny as last weeks. This time, Jimmy Fallon isn't as shaky, like he was last week. Also, Bill Clinton/Hammond came on and talked about how he should change the 8 year, two term limit. You really have to hand it to him for jumping from Vice President to President within 25 minutes of the show.
(9 out of 10)

SKETCH- Woodrow
I had no idea where this skit was going, until Woodrow popped up. I remember him from the Britney Spears episode, which was funny, but not enough to make a recurring character out of. If this is a recurring character, it will be the same each time. Bring a celebrity down into the sewer, and fall in love with them. Same thing, Same thing. Tracy Morgan is funny, but I've seen him in better skits. I love the backstage skits he does, while talking to hosts, and telling Lorne "Get me a soda, b*t*h!"
(7 out of 10)

SKETCH- Meet The Press
Now, why was this not at the beginning of the show?! Jimmy's impression of Rick Lazio was HILARIOUS!
It is also good to see Ana Gasteyer as Hillary Clinton again.
(7 out of 10)

SKETCH- TVN
...A few laughs at first. I'm beginning to like Maya Rudolph alot, because she can act as many different types of people.
(6 out of 10)

MUSIC- Musical Guest- Radiohead
See my discussion about this above, under the first song.
(0 out of 10)

Cast Speech- Vote Sober 2000-
Nice to see the cast out of characters.
(6 out of 10)

OVERALL- An improvement over last weeks, definetly. Now, I'm ready for Dana Carvey! I can't wait for him to host next week, because I know it will be the first best SNL show of the season.
OVERALL SHOW- B+


Episode Review written by Cody2716


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