Saturday Night Live – Season 27

Character: Various
Created by: Lorne Michaels
Premiere date: September 29, 2001
Episodes: 20
Genre: Comedy
Running time: 1h 30min

The twenty-seventh season of Saturday Night Live, an American sketch comedy series, originally aired in the United States on NBC between September 29, 2001, and May 18, 2002.

Amy Poehler started on SNL in this season as a featured player. She was promoted to full cast member midway through the season, becoming the first woman and only the third person ever to do so.

Cast

Repertory Players: Rachel Dratch, Jimmy Fallon, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan, Tracy Morgan, Chris Parnell, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Horatio Sanz

Featured Players: Dean Edwards, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler (until episode 10), Jeff Richards

Production Photos

Episode Guide

27×01 – Reese Witherspoon/Alicia Keys (original airdate: September 29, 2001)
Sketch Character
Wake Up Wakefield! Student
27×02 – Seann William Scott/Sum41 (original airdate: October 5, 2001)
Sketch Character
Law & Order: Parking Violations Unit

Lawyer

Emmy Awards Pre-Show

Pamela Anderson

Show Your Patriotism

Employee

The How Do You Say? Ah Yes, Show

Paula Zahn

Porn Star

Sarah

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27×03 – Drew Barrymore/Macy Gray (original airdate: October 13, 2001)
Sketch Character
Willy Wonka Collector's Edition Peter Ostrum
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)

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27×04 – John Goodman/Ja Rule (original airdate: November 3, 2001)
Sketch Character
Herbal Essences Attorney
e.p.t Kelly
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
America Undercover White Trash Wife
Bad Conceptual Theater Abigail Dennis Marie, mother
Little Sleuths Sam Newton

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27×05 – Gwyneth Paltrow/Ryan Adams (original airdate: November 10, 2001)
Sketch Character
Formal Photographer
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
Family Dinner Elizabeth

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27×06 – Billy Bob Thornton/Creed (original airdate: November 17, 2001)
Sketch Character
Press Briefing Cold Open Reporter
Billy Bob Thornton Monologue Audience Member
e.p.t Kelly
Inside the Actors Studio Gladys
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
27×07 – Derek Jeter/Shakira/Bubba Sparxxx (original airdate: December 1, 2001)
Sketch Character
Muchas Iglesias Heather
Yankee Wives Clarice Knoblauch
Dealing with Mom and Dad Stephanie Falloure, Bridget
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)

 Episode Stills

27×08 – Hugh Jackman/Mick Jagger (original airdate: December 8, 2001)
Sketch Character
Hugh Jackman Monologue  Herself
Loose Bear Carla
Weekend Update  Announcer (voice)

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27×09 – Ellen Degeneres/No Doubt (original airdate: December 15, 2001)
Sketch Character
The Narrator That Ruined Christmas Child / Rudolph (voice)
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
Dad's New Girlfriend Claire
27×10 – Josh Hartnett/Pink (original airdate: January 12, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
Holiday Travel Vicki
The Playboy Channel Burqa Baddies Actress

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27×11 – Jack Black/The Strokes (original airdate: January 19, 2002)
Sketch Character
Flenderson's Wife
Russell Putnam, Investigative Reporter Stoner
Tales of Valour Maid Gwendolyn
Mountaintop Lovers Julie
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
America Undercover White Trash Wife
Music International Witch

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27×12 – Britney Spears (original airdate: February 2, 2002)
Sketch Character
The Women's Downhill Cold Open Tiffany Lane
Loose Bear Carla
Inside Barbie's Dreamhouse Barbie
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
9 News Morning Edition Judy Nelson

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27×13 – Jonny Moseley/Outkast (original airdate: March 2, 2002)
Sketch Character
The O'Reilly Factor Susan Van Etten
DisMissed Amber
Weekend Update Announcer (voice) / Jamie Sale
Super Buzzers Jill Kenson
Extreme Wedding Bride

 Episode Stills

27×14 – Jon Stewart/India.Arie (original airdate: March 9, 2002)
Sketch Character
The Cheese Game Mother
News Media Greta Van Susteren
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
We Were Soldiers That Knew What Women Want Soldier

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27×15 – Ian McKellen/Kylie Minogue (original airdate: March 16, 2002)
Sketch Character
Kotex Classic Girl
Hot Air Balloon Mystery Theater Madame Callaway
Weekend Update Announcer (voice) / Tonya Harding

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27×16 – Cameron Diaz/Jimmy Eat World (original airdate: April 6, 2002)
Sketch Character
The 17th Annual Auto Show Spokeswoman Awards Kelly Reese
MTV Spring Break Molly Sims
Astronaut Jones Jupiterian
Gorgeous Living Prunella Watson
Weekend Update Announcer (voice) / Julia Roberts
MTV 4 Band Member

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27×17 – The Rock/Andrew W.K. (original airdate: April 13, 2002)
Sketch Character
Arthur Andersen Waitress
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
America Undercover White Trash Wife

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27×18 – Alec Baldwin/P.O.D. (original airdate: April 20, 2002)
Sketch Character
Kotex Classic Girl
Gay Voicemail Stephanie
White Men Black Women Guest
Ozzy Sharon Osbourne
Weekend Update Announcer (voice) / Savannah Dakota Fey
Birthday Lovers Guest

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27×19 – Kirsten Dunst/Eminem (original airdate: May 11, 2002)
Sketch Character
Bambi 2002 Bambi / Bambi's mother (voice)
Background Actors Actress
Jarret's Room Mouse
Weekend Update Announcer (voice)
Wake Up Wakefield! Guest

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27×20 – Winona Ryder/Moby (original airdate: May 18, 2002)
Sketch Character
Winona Ryder Monologue Herself
Botox User
Girl Next Door Amber
Weekend Update Announcer (voice) / Herself

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