Saturday Night Live Episode Review - Derek Jeter/Shakira, Bubba
By WHAT??? It's Mat "Yamato" Morgan back for our blood!
Yyyyyep. I'm back. No alter-egos, just me. Why? Because I'm
time. So I better just write this semi-quick and get on my way.
Our host? Derek Jeter. Of the Yankees. I hate the New York
Yankees. I live in
Seattle. Do the math.
Our musical guests? Shakira and Bubba Sparxxx. Lame and lamer. I'm not even
"YOU KNOW YOU'RE WATCHING A GOOD SKETCH IF"
A spiffy opening. I got the Jeff Foxworthy joke instantly,
though I didn't
know who did those kinda jokes first off. Um, yeah. Will and Darrell open
this well. I have hope for this episode
OPENING CREDITS -
I'm sorry, but what the hell was with the baseball animation?
I found that
Funny, but dumb. Sort of like 2/3rds of the comedies put out
these days. I
guess it was sorta good, but I'm sorta looking for a little bit more
PREPARATION H IS STILL JIGGITY JIGGITY JELLY -
I still find this insanely funny. I dunno.
MUCHAS INGLESIAS -
Jimmy was good, he's doing impressions again, yay. Kattan was
Uhhh. Mediocre AND scary. Blech. Still sorta funny.
YANKEE WIVES -
I was cracking up at some points, and Maya was pretty good
here. And Jeter's
comment on what he looks like (If the Rock had sex with a Muppet) is TOO
true. Pretty good sketch, with a laugh-out-loud ending.
MASSEUSE YEEEECH -
Well, it wasn't disgusting, but Never mind that. Jeter was
decent here, and
Kattan is this the same character from the Renee Zellweger episode? Still,
an average sketch, worth a laugh.
DISSING YOUR DOG -
Aww, poor puppies. Uh, what? We're on? *Gulp* Um, well, this
is pretty damn
funny, with Ferrell proving his worth yet again. This is almost like the
sequel to that PetChow Rat Poison thing, and for a second I thought it WAS.
DEALING WITH MOM AND DAD -
Just like EVERY bad kiddie sitcom I have every seen, except
this was funnier.
By far. I loved this sketch, and thought that Jeter was AWESOME here.
"Oh my god, Derek Jeter! If I were fifteen I'd SO have
sex with you!" ~
Bridget (Amy Poehler (SP?))
SHA-KIIIIIIIIIIIIRA *Drool* -
Who cares if I dislike her singing voice more than the Cleveland
is hot. I am her minion now. All hail Queen Shakira Wait, what? Ooops,
sorry, stared at her too long. She was sort of slutty, but that's all right,
WEEKEND UPDATE -
The jokes rebounded from the sort of slump Jimmy and Tina've
been in recently
Or at least, on the Billy Bob Thornton episode. And Seth Meyers/Jeter were
awesome, and I liked the tribute to George Harrison. May he rest in peace.
"I've heard this argument before, Seth. In fact, Red Sox
fans have been nice
enough to share this argument with me whenever I play in Boston. Or walk in
Boston. Or go on a date in a fancy restaurant in Boston. Also, they drive all
the way down to Baltimore when we play the Orioles to tell me I suck." Derek
OSAMA PEP TALK -
I laughed. You know, if the real Bin Laden actually has to
put up with people
like Rachmed, then there might be a reason to pity him. Nah. Sort of funny,
THE PERM -
Maya was awesome again. Yay for Maya. This was a bit boring,
but it grew
better and better as it went along.
BUBBA SUCKXXX -
I really hated this. And I'm giving it no pity. Because even
for RAP this was
horrid. If I had to judge it by rap standards, it MIGHT get a D. But instead
A CHRISTMAS TREAT FOR ALL -
YAAAAY! I love this skit soooo much it's inhuman. This is a
classic, and it
hasn't worn out it's welcome yet.
MY BIG THICK NOVEL -
Uhhh. Funny, kind of humor I write. But as always, very odd.
Wow. If you don't count Bubba Sparxx, this was a great episode.
After my last
reviewing job (Drew Barrymore/Macy Gray), this was a much-needed boost.
PLAYER OF THE NIGHT: Maya Rudolph. Four roles, and she rocked
in all of them.
Honorable mention to Horatio Sanz, though.
BEST SKETCH OF THE NIGHT: Dealing With Mom and Dad/Christmas Song/Weekend
WORST SKETCH: Monologue
I'm Mat "Yamato" Morgan. THE GOD OF DEATH HAS RETURNED FROM HELL! G'night.
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