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Old 02-28-15, 08:53 PM
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SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Now it's back to disappointment... and a regular episode!

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<fieldset style="width: 500px; margin: 0px auto; font-size: smaller;"><legend>SNL Season 40</legend>
SNL (s40e01) -- 09/27/14 -- H: Chris Pratt -- MG: Ariana Grande
SNL (s40e02) -- 10/04/14 -- H: Sarah Silverman -- MG: Maroon 5
SNL (s40e03) -- 10/11/14 -- H: Bill Hader -- MG: Hozier
SNL (s40e04) -- 10/25/14 -- H: Jim Carrey -- MG: Iggy Azalea
SNL (s40e05) -- 11/01/14 -- H: Chris Rock -- MG: Prince
SNL (s40e06) -- 11/15/14 -- H: Woody Harrelson -- MG: Kendrick Lamar
SNL (s40e07) -- 11/22/14 -- H: Cameron Diaz -- MG: Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars
SNL (s40e08) -- 12/06/14 -- H: James Franco -- MG: Nicki Minaj
SNL (s40e09) -- 12/13/14 -- H: Martin Freeman -- MG: Charli XCX
SNL (s40e10) -- 12/20/14 -- H: Amy Adams -- MG: One Direction
SNL (s40e11) -- 01/17/15 -- H: Kevin Hart -- MG: Sia
SNL (s40e12) -- 01/24/15 -- H/MG: Blake Shelton
SNL (s40e13) -- 01/31/15 -- H: J.K. Simmons -- MG: D'Angelo
SNL (s40eXX) -- 02/15/15 -- 40th Anniversary Special (Red Carpet 7/6c; Special 8/7c)
SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes
SNL (s40e15) -- 03/07/15 -- H: Chris Hemsworth -- MG: Zac Brown Band

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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

I wonder if they'll do a brief tribute card to Leonard Nimoy using his cameo on the show in 2009.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Can't wait to see beautiful Brittany
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

0 laughs in the cold opening, parodying a movie that not many people haven't even seen yet
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

signs of a weak host: questions from the audience during the monologue
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

I'm curious to see how the writing for the host will be tonight considering that they have a completely blank canvas to work with. Hard to believe that someone with such a pedigree would turn out so bland
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

I'm usually pretty forgiving of SNL, but this episode is awful so far. Johnson has no personality or charisma. That taped bit with the woman was one of the worst things I've ever seen.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Cecily Strong does that same exact voice for 4 or 5 different characters
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Well, if the COPD hadn't killed Leonard Nimoy, that sketch would have
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

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Well, if the COPD hadn't killed Leonard Nimoy, that sketch would have
Please elaborate. I'm on the west coast.
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Please elaborate. I'm on the west coast.
Just a lame, unfunny sketch featuring a Next Gen Klingon and a Spock handsign at the end. Very heartfelt.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Jesus, can the lead singer's face get any bigger?
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

It has been awhile since they had a new episode on Saturday night.

Dakota has thick bags under her eyes for somebody who is supposedly young.

Maybe Don Johnson should have hosted.

The ISIS short lol
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

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Now it's back to disappointment... and a regular episode!
Never a truer statement made.

After weeks of looking back, remembering SNL's best moments and celebrating SNL's importance, we get an instantly forgettable non-episode.

The Birdman/Guiliani sketch was an ambitious creative idea that fell short because Birdman does not have the relevance that its admirers believe it has (evidence: the studio audience was silent) and they didn't go after Rudy hard enough on the "Mr. 9-11" thing.

Dakota Johnson was too flighty (nerves?) during the monologue and they did not get the punch from the reveal about her conception and her parents in the audience. They should have let Melanie and Don come up on stage.

What the fuck was that Cecily Strong character supposed to be? UGH!!

The rest of the show was up and down. Nothing to get excited about, and the bad parts were just stupid and/or boring.

Kate McKinnon of course.
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It's hard to believe this how has paid writers.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

The ISIS short was funny however the rest of the show, not so much. I have to agree that Dakota Johnson looked uncomfortable.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

I usually find at least a few funny skits in each episode, but wow, this was terrible.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Way too much Kyle Mooney for this episode to be anything but annoying.

Alabama Shakes was great, though. One of the better musical guests in a while.

The one line I did laugh at was Dakota Johnson's response, "Harder!" to being slapped.

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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

When Jost did that ADHD joke Michael Che said it was dumb.

I wonder if there is some hostility there?


I wonder how WU would look like if John Mulaney was the anchor.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

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Way too much Kevin Mooney for this episode to be anything but annoying.
There was no Kevin Mooney in this episode.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

I tuned in for the first time in a couple years and wow, SNL is all but unwatchable. I feel embarrassed for anyone involved.
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A little Kevin Meaney would definitely improve SNL.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

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There was no Kevin Mooney in this episode.
Sorry, Kyle Mooney. But I suspect you knew that.
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Re: SNL (s40e14) -- 02/28/15 -- H: Dakota Johnson -- MG: Alabama Shakes

Just end Weekend Update now. It's...enough already.

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