A somber, solemn cold open gave way to much more festive good time in this week's highly enjoyable holiday episode of SNL . http://www.tv.com/news/snl-tears-f-bombs-nirvana-and-best-of-all-martin-short-30276/
HitFix's Ryan McGee recaps the December 15th episode of "Saturday Night Live", featuring host Martin Short and musical guest Paul McCartney. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/monkeys-as-critics/posts/recap-saturday-night-live-martin-short-and-paul-mccartney
It feels weird and incorrect to evaluate this week's cold open along with the rest of the segments. In a touching — and not at all mandatory — moment, the show opened simply with the New York Children's Chrous singing two pristine verses of "Silent Night. more
But before the skits and rock music, SNL took the time to pay tribute to the victims of massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., by featuring the New York City Children's Chorus singing "Silent Night." Watch the clip. http://blogs.w more
HitFix's Ryan McGee recaps the December 15th episode of "Saturday Night Live", featuring host Martin Short and musical guest Paul McCartney. http://m.hitfix.com/blogs/monkeys-as-critics/posts/recap-saturday-night-live-martin-short-and-paul-mccartney
12:31 EST, 17 Dec, 2012Review
The all-star episode also featured a moving rendition of "Silent Night" in its cold open, a response to Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut.
"Saturday Night Live" guest Samuel L. Jackson said what sounded an awful lot like the F-word during a sketch on the show, but took to Twitter to deny it.
He did, however, acknowledge saying "bulls---." http://www.thewrap.com/movies/tv/column-post/snl-s more