Home About us Our Team Volunteer Ways to help News archives Opinion

Saturday Night Live skits

Bush endorsement

On October 23, Will Ferrell reprised his Bush imitation in a skit where the sitting president meets Palin.

Palin appears on SNL

Palin herself finally appeared on SNL on October 18, first in the opening sketch with Alec Baldwin and SNL producer Lorne Michaels:

Then, Palin made an appearance on the Weekend Update segment:

The Associated Press reported that her appearance on SNL drew big ratings, with 17 million watching the first half hour. It was the most-watched episode in 14 years.

The VP debate

In a skit of the vice presidential debate, Tina Fey reprised her role as Sarah Palin for the third time in four weeks:

Katie Couric interview

Tina Fey parodied Palin’s interview with Katie Couric:

You can view the Katie Couric interview, as well as her interviews on Fox and ABC, in our section on “Major speeches and interviews since being selected.”

Hillary and Sarah

Saturday Night Live brought a bit of levity to the campaign September 13th with a parody skit of Palin and Hillary Clinton:

Related clips

On Fox News’ Hannity & Colmes, Palin said that she thought the first SNL skit about her was “hilarious,” though she said had the volume turned off:

In this video, CNN shows that Fey used Palin’s exact sentences for much of the interview skit:

The View discusses the SNL video:

Table of Contents


Website monitoring for DailySource provided for free by Nimsoft