Saturday Night Live

Michael Phelps - September 13, 2008

  • Season 34
  • , Episode 1  | 
  • Aired: 9/13/2008
    • Length: 52:40
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

America's leading late-night sketch comedy show kicks off its 34th season with cast members Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Bill Hader, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Amdy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Wiig and featuring Bobby Moynihan and Casey Wilson. Sketches include Palin/Clinton Cold Open -Tina Fey returns to SNL, as Sarah Palin, and Amy, as Hillary Clinton, address the American public regarding sexism in the Presidential race. Phelps & Mom Monologue - Amy, as Michael's mother cheers him on during the monologue, as he talks about endorsements and gets interrupted by Will, a shady salesman, and William Shatner, who talks about endorsing reputable brands. Quiz Bowl - Michael, Amy and Will play home-schooled children who answer every question wrong on a quiz show. There's Got to Be a Better Way (Jarglove) - A commercial for a jar opener featuring Kristen, who must go through extreme measures to open a jar. Craig & Stacia - Kristen and Michael play freakish children who scare their parents' friends at a dinner party. Weekend Update - Seth and Amy, as anchors, parody the news. This week, they welcome: Will, as a Alaska Pete, a man who defends Sarah Palin; Fred, as Nicholas Fehn, a comedian who reads from the paper; and Andy, as Cathy the cartoon character. The Charles Barkley Show - Kenan, as Charles Barkley, hosts a talk show where he interviews Michael Phelps. T-Mobile Fav 5 - A commercial for T-Mobile, where Jason, a father, reveals that his Top Five, are all his daughter's hot girlfriends. An SNL Digital Short: Space Olympics - A short film featuring Andy, as the host of the Space Olympics. Pepper - Bobby plays a waiter who refuses to take the order of his patrons because he keeps smelling pepper. Michael Phelps Diet - Michael does a commercial for his new diet program, featuring tremendous amounts of food.

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