Daily Archives: 2011/02/15

Checking in With ‘SBTB’: S5

We’re 1/3 of the way through the fifth and final season of Saved by the Bell.  We’re having a real trouble stomaching the Tori episodes, more than we ever remembered, but we’re soldiering on.  Two more discs and our journey will be complete.

We’re also thinking about parting our hair the other way.  Thoughts?

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Russell Brand on ‘SNL’: Very British

Well, we had little hope that the SNL would rebound from its disillusioning Dana Carvey episode last week.  For some reason, lately we’ve been giving the show the reverse of the benefit of the doubt, the doubt of the benefit if you will.  And when we casually started the episode late Saturday night, it seemed that our prognostications would be proven valid, that we were in for another ho-hum effort with a perfectly fine but completely ordinary host.  But, while Russell Brand would prove to possibly be the weakest part of the show, the episode turned around on the basis of two sketches, two pieces that will no doubt sit atop our best of the season list.

Coming up: What sketch did we watch four times? And we hand out the season MVP award early.

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Yesterday in ‘Today’: KLG & Hoda Weigh-In on the Grammys

Well, it seems that Kathie Lee and Hoda had the same reaction to the Grammy awards as every ignorant, idiotic Facebook and Twitter user out there:

You know that Arcade Fire have been on SNL twice and thus have been in your building probably a half-dozen times, right?  Oh, no, obviously not.  C’mon, guys.  Look around you!

But great zing, KLG!  Vaudeville is calling!

Although, we don’t hear you questioning the safety of The Rolling Stones.  That could be just as, if not more, dangerous than an arcade fire.

 

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Muppet Monday: We’d Like to Forget This

This doesn’t thrill us.  In fact, we don’t like this at all.  But we feel like we’re kind of obligated to acknowledge its existence.

But thank goodness Cee Lo wasn’t backed by Kermit or Fozzie or The Electric Mayhem or any other significant Muppet.  That would have been a bitter pill to swallow.  No bigtime Muppet of mine should ever collaborate with Gwyneth Paltrow.

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