EPISODE REVIEWS


Helen Hunt / Hanson
December 13, 1997


[OPENING] The Kulps Christmas caroling

This skit was ok it started to old after awhile.

GRADE: B

 

[MONOLOGUE] Helen Hunt

I thought this was pretty funny. It's cool when SNL has an unexpected guest.

GRADE: A

 

[COMMERCIAL] Cookie Dough Sports Drink

I think SNL can do better. I haven't liked many commercials this season.

GRADE: C-

 

[SKETCH] The Delicious Dish on NPR

Started off funny, than got worse. Why do they still do this skit?

GRADE: C

 

[TV FUNHOUSE] Fun With Real Audio: Jesus agravated by televangelist

I didn't pay attention to this cartoon.

 

[SKETCH] The Ladies Man

I love this sketch SNL should use Tim Meadows more often.

GRADE: A+

 

[SKETCH] Baseball Christmas Wish

THIS WAS GREAT!!!! How did they get all those players to come on the show. I really liked the comment about Griffey.

GRADE: A+

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Hanson (with 'Mmmbop')

I doubt these guys/girls with be around too long

 

[WEEKEND UPDATE] with Norm MacDonald

No matter how good or bad the show is going this always makes me laught. Keep up the good work Norm :)

GRADE: A+

 

[SKETCH] Roxbury Guys (with Jack Nicholson cameo)

I was wondering where these guys have been. It was good to have them back, but nothing can top the time SNL did this sketch with Jim Carrey

GRADE: A

 

[SKETCH] Joan Rivers' Year-End Fashion Show Wrap-Up

It was really funny when they first showed Joan Rivers, but than it started to bomb.

GRADE: B+

 

[SKETCH] Burt Reynolds Christmas

I love Norm's Burt Reynolds, and this skit was really funny. I wonder why it was so late into the show?

GRADE: A+

 

[SKETCH] ChrismaSoft (with 'Bill Gates')

This wasn't too bad it made me laugh.

GRADE: A-

 

[SKETCH] Hanson Elevator Torture

This sketch didn't have good jokes, but it made fun of Hanson.

GRADE: A+

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Hanson (with 'Merry Christmas Baby')

I didn't stay up for this

 

Overall, this episode was pretty funny. The best sketch was probably The Ladies Man.

GRADE: A-


Episode Review written by Scott Engler


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