EPISODE REVIEWS


Joan Allen / Jewel
November 14, 1998


OPENING] Clinton and Gingrich prove opposites attract

Thought it would be another one of those lame Clinton sketches that we're all getting sick of. The song was a nice suprise! Added "spice". B+

 

[MONOLOGUE] Joan Allen

Slept through this one, what was I suppossed to do, laugh? F

 

[COMMERCIAL] Jenson Mint Fake Change

Loved it! Original idea and loved how they spun it around and the whole nine yards! A-

 

[COMMERCIAL] Marth Stewart Living promo

What was this? I thought it would be cool to have the mom on, but nothing developed from it. D

 

[SKETCH] VH-1 Spirituality Awards

This was awesome! Chris Kattan lived up to his name as Andy DIck. I loved how they put spiritual people with criminals. I got a kick out of it! A-

 

[SKETCH] Suel in the courtroom

Once again, Chris Kattan has a great costume at least. The gibberish talk was funny at first, but was old after a couple minutes. Good to see John Goodman though. B

 

[SKETCH] Space the Infinite Frontier with Harry Caray

What was the point of this one. Will's looking like an idiot for nothing, because I'm sure no one thought it was funny!

 

[WEEKEND UPDATE] with Colin Quinn

Colin's a pretty good anchor. I know there have been better, but he's doing an Okay job.

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Jewel

I like this song, unlike most of Jewel's song. And did you check out those shoes? They were awesome.

 

[SKETCH] LEARNING with Jennifer Tilly

This was all out lame. Good scenery, bad acting by Cheri. (Or bad writing, but I wasn't interested enough to decipher which it was) Jimmy pulled this one through with his French Stewart impression. He was on the nose! C

 

[SKETCH] New York is greeeaaat!

Hilarious! Maybe a little too Close to the truth though! I don't know what else to say, but it was GREAAAAT! A

 

[MUSICAL GUEST] Jewel

Didn't like this song that much. Still dig the shoes though. C+

 

[SKETCH] Tarmac Talk

Very cool idea. Should've expanded it out a little more though. Jimmy did another exact impression of Jerry Sienfield. Is anyone else starting to find that he is REALLY cute? (Not Seinfield, Jimmy) B+

 

Nice show. I got more than I expected out of Allen, but I don't know what exactly I expected. Better luck next week I hope!


Episode Review written by Camber Agrelius


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