>[Not known for his laid-back volubility, Robert DeNiro mostly played himself, and seemed slightly nervous at times. But he warmed up over the course of the show and happily spoofed his tough-guy persona.]
Cold Open: Julian Assange tops himself with "Wikileaks: TMZ—World Leaders Behaving Badly," featuring a pantyless Hillary, Quaddafi and his "nurse," and more...
Diddy teams up with "Hip-Hop Hermit" the Blizzard Man (Andy Samberg): he's "like R Kelly, Erykah Badu, and Kate Hudson all rolled into one." (Plus, Robert DeNiro in drag):
Italian talk show host Vinny Vedecci (Bill Hader) welcomes Robert DeNiro, and elicits DeNiro's DeNiro impression:
The Kardashian sisters (Nasim Pedrad, Vanessa Bayer, and Abby Elliott) drop by Weekend Update to apologize for flaws in their credit card line:
The fourth understudy (Andy Samberg) from the new Spiderman musical drops by Weekend Update to discuss the show's technical problems (and hits up Seth for an upside down Spiderman kiss):
Also: 13-year-old movie fanatic Keith (Bobby Moynihan) is not impressed by Robert DeNiro; Dan Brown-esque bestselling author Harlan Kane (Robert DeNiro) hawks his latest books (The Pokemon Directive, The Pinochet Sudoku...); this week's Digital Short, "Party at Mr. Bernard's."
NEXT WEEK: Paul Rudd, with musical Paul McCartney.