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SNL in Review: Will Ferrell & Green Day

STEVE MURPHY: I love Will Ferrell, and he’s always funnier live. I remember one sketch in particular when he was still in the cast, with Jimmy Fallon and Pierce Brosnan working at a Gap store. The sketch was pretty funny already, but then Will Ferrell comes out riding an electric wheelchair and starts ramming into things and ad libbing some hilarious questions, even takes a call on a tiny, Zoolander-size cell phone. Both Fallon and Brosnan cracked up the entire time. I hope we get some of that uncontrollable Will Ferrell tonight!

HOWARD MEGDAL: My expectations for a Will Ferrell episode are mixed. I love Will Ferrell. But the writing and surrounding cast during his years on SNL were often among the weakest of any during SNL’s history. Will it simply be a return to old characters? If so, it might disappoint. Continue reading

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SNL in Review: Justin Timberlake/Ciara

STEVE MURPHY: I won’t pretend I’m not excited to see Justin Timberlake host SNL again. He’s never disappointed before, let’s hope he keeps it up!

HOWARD MEGDAL: It occurred to me that our children will think of Justin Timberlake as someone who is funny and also sings. Clearly, he’s heading in that direction, right? Continue reading

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