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SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

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Season 44
SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)
SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott
SNL (S44E03) -- 10/13/18 -- H: Seth Meyers -- MG: Paul Simon</fieldset>

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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

the Opening was incredible

Kanye's first song was ehhhh..

and then he got 3 songs? I read that he can do whatever he wants because his wife is incredibly wealthy.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

That opening was brilliant.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Don't know who that woman was rapping with Ye towards the end but she was HOT AS FUCK
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Teyana Taylor?
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

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Teyana Taylor?


Never heard of her or saw her before.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

I rarely watch SNL, but they really nailed the opening.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

i heard there was a Matt Damon thing that was funny. was that the opening?
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

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i heard there was a Matt Damon thing that was funny. was that the opening?
Damon played Kavanaugh in the cold open. Other amusing parts in the show but that was really the only thing worth seeking out.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

They have a brand new opening and guys like Davidson and Mooney are no longer featured players.

Kanye is so boring and his music sucks.

At first I thought this was a skit





Is there a more perfect match than Izod and Colin Jost?

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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Yeah, that Kanye song was like a skit trying to copy Timberlake with a very bad rap by him and whoever other guy was. It made no sense and didn’t flow at all...
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Originally Posted by Count Dooku View Post
Damon played Kavanaugh in the cold open. Other amusing parts in the show but that was really the only thing worth seeking out.
Kate MacKinnon really nailed Lindsey Graham, too. I thought she was great in that skit.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
They have a brand new opening and guys like Davidson and Mooney are no longer featured players.
They weren't featured players last season either.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

The oil industry dad sketch was great. Bravo to Driver for that performance.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Driver is a great host, but I don't know what the fuck Kanye was up to.
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Driver is a great host, but I don't know what the fuck Kanye was up to.
Kanye is a dumbass when it comes to politics. He doesn't bother to research anything and just shoots from the hip. I liked how when you watched Chris Rock's brief video, you just hear him going "oh my god"...And it sounded like the rest of the SNL cast and crew had the same reaction...
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
They have a brand new opening and guys like Davidson and Mooney are no longer featured players.
Did anyone else notice they didn't say Kyle Mooney's name in the open? Just the video of him. Odd...
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Originally Posted by Troy Stiffler View Post
The oil industry dad sketch was great. Bravo to Driver for that performance.
Adam Driverís Saturday Night Live Performance as Oil Baron Abraham H. Parnassus Should Win All the Oscars
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Did anyone else notice they didn't say Kyle Mooney's name in the open? Just the video of him. Odd...
Yes maybe it was a technical error
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Are the opening credits read live? Daryl Hammond must have just fucked it up. That cold open was super long. It was really good too. I thought Damon did a pretty good job, but wasn't the best choice for someone losing their shit John Belushi style. Adam Driver as the oil tycoon was the highlight for me. I'm glad Kanye's rant at the end didn't make it. I'm just so over that guy.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
Yes maybe it was a technical error
I thought maybe they did that as a precursor to his skit about how "nobody knows who he is".
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Originally Posted by Double_Oh_7 View Post
Did anyone else notice they didn't say Kyle Mooney's name in the open? Just the video of him. Odd...
I noticed that as well.

I think they "fixed" it for the west coast airing (if they're still doing that), as I saw it on a later airing of it.

Is the into voice done live or is it pre-recorded?
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The live east coast opening that I watched did not have Mooney's name (I noticed), but the version on Hulu does have it.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

sounds like Vermont.
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Re: SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)

Oil Barron character was great, but also clearly inspired by There Will Be Blood. Not that original.

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