As a longtime fan of Saturday Night Live, I take it especially hard when it, you know, sucks. I was excited to a slightly embarrassing degree after hearing Hugh Laurie was hosting. I suppose that's the problem, really. If one expects mediocrity they will seldom be disappointed.
The funniest part came early on. Maya Rudolph came back to join Amy Poehler for one last Bronx Beat with Betty and Jodi (this was Amy's final show). Their guest was Jeffrey Billings (a clean-shaven Hugh)...more