Saturday Night Live returns with its first new episode in 2014, with Drake as the host and musical guest. Rob Cesternino and Rich Tackenberg (@richtack) discuss everything that they felt worked and did not work on this week’s new episode.
What Was Working
- Jacqueline Bisset during Weekend Update
- Kate McKinnon playing Justin Bieber on Piers Morgan
- The Slumber Party Sketch for Rich
- Drake’s performance for Rob
What Wasn’t Working
- Bobby Moynihan playing Chris Christie
- Everything in the Indiana Jones sketch
- The lack of evolution for the return of Mornin’ Miami
- Nancy Grace
- The Slumber Party Sketch for Rob
- Drake’s performance for Rich
Catch us again next week when the SNL recap podcast returns to discuss the show hosted by Jonah Hill and then again the following week for the return of Melissa McCarthy.
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View the videos below to see many of the sketches discussed on this week’s podcast:
DRAKE BAR MITZVAH MONOLOGUE
BEFORE THEY WERE STARS
WEEKEND UPDATE: ARIANNA HUFFINGTON
WEEKEND UPDATE: JACQUELINE BISSET
DRAKE “Started From Bottom/Trophies”
DISNEY WORLD SHOW
DRAKE “Hold On We’re Going Home/From Time”