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Old 05-22-11, 02:18 AM
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Yeah amazing episode! Justin is one of the best entertainers in the business. he does everything! I hate pop music and all but i can definitely see his talent! His SNL stuff is always GOLD and this was no exception.

Though it did help that 90% of the sketches were 'sequels' to already done sketches, so it had familiarity to them. The first half hour was just plain amazing! I loved his 'no song' song and the 'ville sketch was kick ass.

Best SNL show of the year obviously!
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Old 05-22-11, 03:33 AM
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I liked how Gaga was practically normal when it came to participating in the sketches.

But I'm sure it helps she's home in NY so with plenty of friends and family around she's not as liable to go into character.
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Old 05-22-11, 06:36 AM
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Did I just watch an entire episode of SNL and not fast forward anything??? Cold Open was the weakest, you'd think Jay would have studied his ass off to memorize his lines there.
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Old 05-22-11, 08:13 AM
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LOVED Liquorville, What's My Name, and the Herb Welch sketch!

"Banzai! Remember me?!" I literally LMAO on that one!

I never was into the boy band thing, and never really took notice of Justin until his SNL stints. He has sold me. JT for SNL regular! WOOT!
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Old 05-22-11, 10:09 AM
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Great episode, even the monologue song was good. I liked Seth Meyer's "Really?" bit too, I thought the Arnold jokes would be done to death by now but I was rolling. Agree that the cold open was the weakest skit.

I was excited to see the robot ride sketch again but I thought them trying to marry his girlfriend was kind of stupid. I think it'd be funnier if they were more realistically creepy and then maybe do something crazy at the end.
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Old 05-22-11, 01:35 PM
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Re: SNL 05/21/11 - H: Justin Timberlake - MG: Lady Gaga (Season Finale)

The digital short was a letdown for me. I don't think it lived up to the previous Timberlake/Samberg clips.

BTW, Timberlake said last year that he would be willing to be a regular on the show if he was offered a one- or two-year contract. Let's hope it happens.
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Old 05-22-11, 01:42 PM
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Episode was up 21% from last year and was the highest rated Season Finale in 7 years.
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The episode was just great. I would've have guessed it, but Justin is just perfect for this show. Just his facial expressions make things that are kind of funny hilarious.

The only downside is that I re-watched the hilarious digital short so many times last night that now I have the song profoundly stuck in my head. At this rate, I am going to be singing it on the way to work. With a honey in the middle there's some leeway.
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Is there any other host they regularly use in pretty much every single skit? (Save for Cold Open)
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Am I the only one who saw the Gaga nip slip on the liquorville skit?
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Great episode. I think the digital short was a let down as well. It was alright..but I think the subject of the song was the problem. It wasn't unique enough. How can you go from "Dick in a Box", "Mother Lover" to a song about a threeway?

Sandberg's Cage on Weekend Update was freaking hilarious.
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The biggest laugh for me was Lady Gaga getting up in those stirrups and "breaking her water", all with a completely straight face. She's like a real-life "Spinal Tap" -- she even got stuck in her egg for a second!
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Am I the only one who saw the Gaga nip slip on the liquorville skit?
Nope, I noticed that too. Ever notice that every time a boob pops out on network TV, it's next to Justin Timberlake? Coincidence?
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Old 05-22-11, 04:15 PM
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Interesting that this ep. had more laughs in its first two sketches than the rest of the season IMO.
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Nope, I noticed that too. Ever notice that every time a boob pops out on network TV, it's next to Justin Timberlake? Coincidence?
Of course not, JT is just that sexy.
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Last night was the first time I've watched SNL in months and I honestly can't remember the last time it was that funny. JT needs to be a permanent cast member.

Also, I didn't think the digital short was as funny as the other 2 when I saw it last night. I've watched it a few more times since last night and it's hilarious to me now. The "helicopter dick" part cracks me up every time.
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Glad they threw in a brand new Barry Gibb Talk Show at the end. I'm surprised that the real deal didn't make an appearance as I've heard that he'd definitely be up for it.
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Am I the only one who saw the Gaga nip slip on the liquorville skit?
I thought I saw that too.
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The Herb Welch sketches always crack me up. I think this was a pretty strong season overall.

Lady Gaga was looking really sexy in the Digital Short.
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The biggest laugh for me was Lady Gaga getting up in those stirrups and "breaking her water", all with a completely straight face. She's like a real-life "Spinal Tap" -- she even got stuck in her egg for a second!
and the dancer to her left smeared some of the gold liquid on his lips ... ewwwwww
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Great episode and was pleasantly surprised how good Lady Gaga was on the skits. She was much better than Jay Pharoah in reading the lines.
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The biggest laugh for me was Lady Gaga getting up in those stirrups and "breaking her water", all with a completely straight face. She's like a real-life "Spinal Tap" -- she even got stuck in her egg for a second!
I was waiting for her to actually give birth to something like a midget drag queen or something. Kind of disappointed that it didn't happen.
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Cold Open was the weakest, you'd think Jay would have studied his ass off to memorize his lines there.

That's true - considering how little screen time he got this season, it was unfortunate to see him drop the ball like that.

Really outstanding show; say what you will about Mr.Timberlake's music, but the guy is a consummate professional.
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I don't watch SNL often, but is the musical guest usually in more then 1 sketch? Gaga was really game for it. Also liked that both her and Timberlake didn't do any blatent cue card reading
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