EPISODE REVIEWS


Claire Danes / Mariah Carey
November 15, 1997


[OPENING] Hillary Clinton speaks to America for one minute

Good opening sketch. I liked the part where Bill made up his own buzzer sound to shut Hillary up. About time Ana Gasteyer said, "Live from from NY it's Saturday Night."

Grade: B

 

[MONOLOGUE] Claire Danes

Didn't think it was very funny.

Grade: D

 

[COMMERCIAL] The Weston Collection's I'm #1 Hat

These commercials keep getting weirder and weirder. I liked this one though. How could they keep a straight face with it?

Grade: B

 

[SKETCH] Barry Scheck's apartment

Twisted but amusing. Putting Louise Woodward, O.J. Simpson, Terry Nichols, and The Unabomber together in the same room was a great idea. I liked it when he said he had "four new friends."

Grade: A

 

[SKETCH] The View

I love Barbara Walters sketches but this one wasn't of the normal ones. Claire Danes as a total idiot was a riot. And Barbara wanting to sing the opening song too.

Grade: C

 

[SKETCH] Bobbi & Marty Culp perform at Colbert College

Never liked them from the beginning. Maybe now they'll put these two to rest. But Claire Danes as their horrified daughter was a riot.

Grade: C

 

[TV FUNHOUSE] The Ambiguously Gay Duo

I think these two are the funniest TV Funhouse characters. Good sketch.

Grade: A

 

[SKETCH] Hallmark's Peter Pan

I think this had to be the best sketch of the whole night. It gives a whole new view on Tinkerbell. I liked it when she said, her whole life, she's been chasing a "10-year-old in tights."

Grade: A+

 

[WEEKEND UPDATE] with Norm MacDonald

Good as usual.

Grade: C

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Mariah Carey

Good.

Grade: B

 

[SKETCH] Mr. Peepers goes home

I love Mr. Peepers. Wish he hadn't gone home though. I'll miss him.

Grade: B

 

[SKETCH] CEO Dreamboats Magazine

Not very interesting.

Grade: D

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Mariah Carey

Okay.

Grade: C

 

[SKETCH] The Louvre

Okay, didn't really care for it. I was tired by this time.

Grade: D

 

[THE LOST DEEP THOUGHTS] by Jack Handey

How do they keep coming up with these? Anyway I liked this one. Keep 'em comin'.

Grade: B

 

OVERALL

Grade: B


Episode Review written by Patty McClumpha


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