[Not as consistent as Tina Fey's homecoming last year, but it was great to see Poehler back, and the episode had its moments.]
The real David Paterson interrupts Fred Armisen's Paterson impersonation to defend his record, object to mockery of the disabled, and crack a few jokes about New Jersey:
The monologue—an amusing Stress Dream sequence brings back Amy Poehler-era stars Rachel Dratch, Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey (along with Justin Timberlake):
Commercial—Host the gay wedding of your dreams! ... at the Ground Zero Mosque.... (Paid for by the Republican National Committee):
Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers take on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gays in the military, and Lady Gaga in a sharp new installment of Really!?! with Seth & Amy:
Commercial—the specialists at Bosley Hair have developed an ingenious new method for restoring the
lush [coarse and curly?] head of hair you remember...:
Also: Cold Open — Christine O'Donnell (Kristin Wiig) assures the RNC she is now an avid practitioner of masturbation.
Andy Samberg sits down with Justin Timberlake to discuss the finer points of acting.
NEXT WEEK: Bryan Cranston, with musical guest Kanye West.