“Saturday Evening Stay” pulled off each an “Solely Murders within the Constructing” and a “Father of the Bride” reunion within the Dec. 10 episode hosted by Steve Martin and Martin Quick. The legendary comedians had been in prime kind as they kicked off the present with a spiky monologue that included them delivering one another’s eulogies — which had been truly simply roasts. From there, the episode went on to serve up visitor appearances from Selena Gomez and Kieran Culkin, a bloody retelling of “A Christmas Carol,” and Quick as a disgruntled elf named both Sprinkles or Pringles. (Even he isn’t one hundred pc certain.)
The vacation episode marked Martin’s sixteenth time internet hosting “SNL,” probably the most internet hosting appearances by anybody aside from Alec Baldwin, who has hosted the present 17 instances. In the meantime, it was Quick’s fourth time, one thing the duo highlighted within the monologue earlier than launching into their eulogies for each other.
Among the many greatest barbs of the evening was Quick teasing Martin about all the nice issues he may say about his comedy companion. “There are such a lot of good issues I may say about Steve Martin however this hardly appears the time nor the place . . . I do know Steve is trying down on us as a result of he regarded down on all people,” the “Captain Ron” actor quipped.
To not be outdone, Martin responded, “Even on the finish, Marty had a beautiful girlfriend: good, lovely, and so sensible. He was all the time sexually energetic — so long as there have been batteries in the home. He was taken away from us too quickly, however sadly, not earlier than he performed Jack Frost in ‘Santa Clause 3.'”
On the finish of the sketch Martin contemplated who he would work with now that Quick was “gone,” which led to Gomez’s first look of the evening. “What about me?” she requested as she walked on stage and gave Martin an enormous hug. In a while, she appeared within the “Father of the Bride 8” spoof because the musical visitor for Annie Banks’s eighth wedding ceremony.
Watch all of Martin and Quick’s “SNL” sketches within the gallery forward.