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Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/David Cook

Actor Ben Affleck hosts; David Cook performs "Light On" and "Declaration."

Sketches include "The McCains on QVC," "Jar Glove Commercial," "The View," "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," "Target Lady," "Staten Island Zoo: Giraffes," "Weekend Update" with guests John McCain, Patrick and Gunther Kelly, and Aunt Linda, "Night School Musical," "Grady Wilson's Put the Fire Back in Your Marriage Techniques," "Movie Pitch," and "Bierhoff Bros. House of German Coats."

Episode Info  

Episode number: 34x7
Airdate: Saturday November 01st, 2008

Director: Don Roy King

Guest Stars
John McCainJohn McCain
As Himself
Tina FeyTina Fey
As Gov. Sarah Palin
Cindy McCainCindy McCain
As Herself

Guest Hosts
Ben AffleckBen Affleck
As Himself

Musical Guests
David Cook (3)David Cook (3)
As Himself
Main Cast
Bobby MoynihanBobby Moynihan
As Various
Kenan ThompsonKenan Thompson
As Various
Casey WilsonCasey Wilson
As Various
Andy SambergAndy Samberg
As Various
Bill HaderBill Hader
As Various
Kristen WiigKristen Wiig
As Various
Jason SudeikisJason Sudeikis
As Various
Fred ArmisenFred Armisen
As Various
Will ForteWill Forte
As Various
Seth MeyersSeth Meyers
As Various
Darrell HammondDarrell Hammond
As Various
Don PardoDon Pardo
voiced Announcer
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
David Cook (3)Light On 
David Cook (3)Declaration 

Episode Goofs
In the "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" sketch, Ben Affleck nearly cracks up after his line "Hey, Richard! HOW MUCH IS HALLIBURTON PAYING YOU??!! I HOPE IT'S NOT PAYING YOU IN OIL!!!!"

Episode References
In this episode, Ben Affleck impersonates Alec Baldwin in the "View" sketch. On the season 30 premiere hosted by Ben Affleck with musical guest Nelly, Alec Baldwin points out that Ben Affleck has been stealing his moves (hosting SNL all the time, breaking up with an actress, beating up paparazzi, and speaking at the Democratic National Convention).

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