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sjpetry
Nov 19, 2005, 11:26 PM
I just saw the SNL tonight. Steve Job continually introducing new ipods. Great laugh.:p

MacFan782040
Nov 19, 2005, 11:28 PM
Hahaha I was just going to post this. It was funny :p

jimsowden
Nov 19, 2005, 11:31 PM
somebody pull this off their tivo and post. I'll host!

xy14
Nov 19, 2005, 11:35 PM
I'll host too. Plus, my domain name beats everyone's domain names' a$$es.

opticaluniverse.net

mac-er
Nov 19, 2005, 11:43 PM
xy14 gave the best introductory thread starter. (Give some details when starting threads).

Steve Jobs was on SNL today. He intoduced three iPods.

The first held 50,000 songs, could play video, etc. By thanksgiving though, it will be obsolete. (Micro)
The second held 2 million songs, and was about an inch tall. By christmas though, it'll be obsolete. (picaño or something)
The third was the iPod Invisa. It held 8 million songs and was invisible.

The skit was done as Steve introduced the iPods on Weekend Update.

If anyone didn't see this, i'll answer any questions/comments.

iPod Micro was probably first knuckle length.
iPod Picano was only smaller than a fingernail (not an inch).
Steve said iPod Invisa wasn't actually invisible. :)

Steve played by Fred Armisen.

40167
Nov 19, 2005, 11:45 PM
I'll host too. Plus, my domain name beats everyone's domain names' a$$es.

opticaluniverse.net

... Now if only the website wasnt built using Yahoo! Wizards 2.61.65 :P

xy14
Nov 19, 2005, 11:48 PM
... Now if only the website wasnt built using Yahoo! Wizards 2.61.65 :P

I haven't started it yet. I'm going to this week....month.....er...year...maybe decade..fine! THIS CENTURY!

ibook30
Nov 19, 2005, 11:51 PM
xy14 gave the best introductory thread starter. (Give some details when starting threads).



iPod Micro was probably first knuckle length.
iPod Picano was only smaller than a fingernail (not an inch).
Steve said iPod Invisa wasn't actually invisible. :)

Steve played by Fred Armisen.

Fred Armisen did a good job of capturing some of Steve's traits, particularly speech patterns, Good Parody!:D :D

xy14
Nov 19, 2005, 11:53 PM
Fred Armisen did a good job of capturing some of Steve's traits, particularly speech patterns, Good Parody!:D :D

Especially where he was like '8 million songs. 8 million songs. pause. 8 million songs!

MacBytes
Nov 20, 2005, 12:45 AM
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Category: Humor
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JeffTL
Nov 20, 2005, 01:00 AM
It was hilarious; Fred Armisen did a great Steve Jobs. The thing felt in fact more like a Stevenote than a Weekend Update.


I daresay the impersonation ranks up with the one Horatio Sanz did of Jimmy Buffett last season.

mjstew33
Nov 20, 2005, 01:08 AM
I wanna see! Someone host it or something!!!

:D

MattG
Nov 20, 2005, 01:19 AM
Damn!

I was sitting at my television before, contemplating TiVo-ing SNL, and I decided to skip it. Damn it!!

katie ta achoo
Nov 20, 2005, 01:32 AM
The one night out of 365 that I actually go out with my friends
I miss this.

YOU!
*points at internet*
HOST IT!
I know you
*points at internet again*
TIVO'd IT!

/come on, please?
//I'll post a hilarious video of me dancing
///it's only hilarious because I'm horrible.
////worst. dancer. ever!

Lacero
Nov 20, 2005, 01:40 AM
Here's the Steve Jobs SNL skit.

http://section3.net/stevejobs_SNL/SteveJobsSNL.mov

katie ta achoo
Nov 20, 2005, 01:43 AM
Here's the Steve Jobs SNL skit.

http://section3.net/stevejobs_SNL/SteveJobsSNL.mov


Ooo, thank you!

/for future reference
//lacero = internet
///Mmmm, deductive reasoning

homerjward
Nov 20, 2005, 01:46 AM
Here's the Steve Jobs SNL skit.

http://section3.net/stevejobs_SNL/SteveJobsSNL.mov
that's even stupider than bringing a camera into a theater...i mean at least at home they have vcr's and tivo and such LOL
but still funny :)

redAPPLE
Nov 20, 2005, 02:14 AM
/come on, please?
//I'll post a hilarious video of me dancing
///it's only hilarious because I'm horrible.
////worst. dancer. ever!

know what? i need a laugh. i got to see this dance.

katie ta achoo
Nov 20, 2005, 02:16 AM
know what? i need a laugh. i got to see this dance.
ah, crap.

I forgot I offered this.


I'll make it tomorrow.

/will really make it
//someone PM me a song suggestion

LimeiBook86
Nov 20, 2005, 02:18 AM
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Category: Humor
Link: Steve Jobs parodied on Saturday Night Live (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20051120014510)

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Approved by Mudbug
I saw this tonight it was great. It does make you think, how much smaller can the iPod get? :p

afields
Nov 20, 2005, 02:21 AM
lol. wish I could have seen the sketch. :D

katie ta achoo
Nov 20, 2005, 02:25 AM
lol. wish I could have seen the sketch. :D
Link (http://section3.net/stevejobs_SNL/SteveJobsSNL.mov) that lacero so kindly provided.


/Umm.. don't kill the server?

mckvakk
Nov 20, 2005, 02:40 AM
Scary thing is that something like that probably will be in the future.. Maybe not for holding but in clothes or implants or something.

LimeiBook86
Nov 20, 2005, 02:52 AM
Link (http://section3.net/stevejobs_SNL/SteveJobsSNL.mov) that lacero so kindly provided.


/Umm.. don't kill the server?
Mirror Mirror on the wall, LimeiBook ads a link for all! :D
SNL - Steve Jobs (http://homepage.mac.com/ibook238/.Movies/SteveJobsSNL.mov)

This is hosted on my .Mac account so unless someone downloads it like 50 billion times we'll be fine ;)

neocell
Nov 20, 2005, 02:59 AM
Great sketch. Thanks for the links

Blackheart
Nov 20, 2005, 03:06 AM
I think it'd be funny if Jobs referenced this skit at MW2006.

steebu
Nov 20, 2005, 03:29 AM
i loved how he kept saying "thrilled about this"

tangerineyum
Nov 20, 2005, 03:31 AM
Ok folks let me set one thing straight for you

iPod Pequeño !

Notice the spelling and lil squiggly, no more picano. That is all :D :p

steelfist
Nov 20, 2005, 03:37 AM
HAHAHA! that was hilarious. it has a good point.
BTW, is there a original video instead of the video-camera recording tv version?

when will computer manufactures stop making things smaller and when will people say STOP!

smaller
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whops. Where is it? :confused:

also it exagerates steve's habit of repeating things again and doing that to drill the numbers into the viewer's heads.

this is a funny parody. i really enjoyed it!

Bern
Nov 20, 2005, 03:38 AM
The question I want to ask is when will one of those iPods make it to Australia ??

winmacguy
Nov 20, 2005, 04:00 AM
Link (http://section3.net/stevejobs_SNL/SteveJobsSNL.mov) that lacero so kindly provided.


/Umm.. don't kill the server?
Oh for a cheap broadband internet connection:(

iGary
Nov 20, 2005, 06:38 AM
That was great. :D

Jay42
Nov 20, 2005, 06:41 AM
I thought it was pretty good but the part that really made me laugh was when he clasps his hands together as he goes off stage. Haha.

edesignuk
Nov 20, 2005, 06:48 AM
heh heh heh, that was actually pretty good. Worth the download. Thanks Lacero.

Deepdale
Nov 20, 2005, 06:49 AM
I saw this tonight it was great. It does make you think, how much smaller can the iPod get?

I missed SNL but am sure they can shrink them further. I thought it never should have gotten smaller than the iPod mini ... that remains my fave (too bad I did not buy back then). The practice of accelerated product obsolesence is something that should be revisited by Apple.

RBMaraman
Nov 20, 2005, 06:52 AM
The question I want to ask is when will one of those iPods make it to Australia ??

Never. Australia will be obsolete by tomorrow. :D

Chundles
Nov 20, 2005, 07:28 AM
Never. Australia will be obsolete by tomorrow. :D

Ooooo....... I think he's asking for it.

slimflem
Nov 20, 2005, 07:33 AM
that's even stupider than bringing a camera into a theater

hmmm, then don't dl it then and miss out.

hyperpasta
Nov 20, 2005, 10:15 AM
While the continually shrinking iPod didn't do anything for me, the way they exaggerate all of Steve's mannerisms is hilarious. They even have the little spotlight following him around!

Dont Hurt Me
Nov 20, 2005, 10:35 AM
Thanks, that was so so Jobs and so so Apple and without a doubt the Pod story:D

amacgenius
Nov 20, 2005, 11:05 AM
heh heh heh, that was actually pretty good. Worth the download. Thanks Lacero.

Amen, I gotta order myself an iPod invisi! Hopefully they will ship by early 2006!

Lacero
Nov 20, 2005, 11:10 AM
We'll do what they do to us... Sorry, MacBytes, already posted...
LOL! :D I did that a few times, the mods weren't too happy about it. :p

Seasought
Nov 20, 2005, 11:11 AM
Additionally, one person who placed an online order for the iPod Invisa has received an email from Apple stating that it too has already been discontinued.

Funny :D

Chaszmyr
Nov 20, 2005, 11:42 AM
Am I the only one who didn't think this was particularly funny?

bluebomberman
Nov 20, 2005, 11:50 AM
Am I the only one who didn't think this was particularly funny?

No, you're not.

Thanks for reminding me why I don't watch SNL anymore.

puckhead193
Nov 20, 2005, 11:57 AM
I thought it was pretty good but the part that really made me laugh was when he clasps his hands together as he goes off stage. Haha.
yea that made me laugh too he always does that

Aarow
Nov 20, 2005, 11:58 AM
Am I the only one who didn't think this was particularly funny?

No. No you're not.

thedude110
Nov 20, 2005, 12:06 PM
No. It wasn't funny.

But I do want an iPod that floats, though. Stupid, gravity bound fourth generation iPod ... :(

mduser63
Nov 20, 2005, 12:08 PM
Am I the only one who didn't think this was funny? The idea was funny, but I thought the impersonation was horrible. The guy didn't sound or act like Steve Jobs at all except at the very end.

MacNut
Nov 20, 2005, 12:25 PM
Am I the only one who didn't think this was funny? The idea was funny, but I thought the impersonation was horrible. The guy didn't sound or act like Steve Jobs at all except at the very end."The funny" is more of parodying the stevenote and what seems like a new iPod every week that gets smaller to a point of not being useful. Don't take it to seriously.:p

steve_hill4
Nov 20, 2005, 12:35 PM
I was completely turned off by the usage of the iPod Micro, I know it is comedy and I shouldn't nitpick, but micro is bigger than nano. They should have gone for pico, femto or atto to be scientifically correct.

Still, it was mildly amusing. Nothing more. iPod flea was far more entertaining.

rickvanr
Nov 20, 2005, 12:44 PM
Am I the only one who didn't find that funny at all? The pong line got a smerk out of me, but the rest wasn't very funny, and it wasn't a great impression either. SNL hasn't been funny in more then 10 years.

edit:: Ok, I'm not alone.

Am I the only one who didn't think this was funny? The idea was funny, but I thought the impersonation was horrible. The guy didn't sound or act like Steve Jobs at all except at the very end.

calyxman
Nov 20, 2005, 12:47 PM
Am I the only one who didn't find that funny at all? The pong line got a smerk out of me, but the rest wasn't very funny, and it wasn't a great impression either. SNL hasn't been funny in more then 10 years.

edit:: Ok, I'm not alone.

No, I found it quite stupid, but that's just SNL. SNL just hasn't been what it used to be.

Sogo
Nov 20, 2005, 01:21 PM
I too didn't find it funny. I understood what what funny about it, but it...it didn't work for me. I agree, the impersonation of steve was not done well.

Yea, snl has been on a constant slow downward decent for quite a few years. there were a few good bumps, but in all reality its nothing more than a downward decent. Oh well...

Daveway
Nov 20, 2005, 01:40 PM
The link is giving a 404 for me. Does anyone have it?

CompUser
Nov 20, 2005, 01:48 PM
The link is giving a 404 for me. Does anyone have it?
I don't see it either.

I watched like the first 45min of it and then turned off the TV because I didn't think anything so far had been funny.

Darn.

MacFan26
Nov 20, 2005, 01:51 PM
I thought it was pretty good. I haven't watched that show in a long time and just happened to catch it. The only thing that bugs me is that it just keeps furthering the idea that apple only makes iPods, lol. Oh well :rolleyes: I liked how he put his hands together when he left, lol :)

Kobushi
Nov 20, 2005, 02:11 PM
Am I the only one who didn't find that funny at all? The pong line got a smerk out of me, but the rest wasn't very funny, and it wasn't a great impression either. SNL hasn't been funny in more then 10 years.

edit:: Ok, I'm not alone.

What are you talkikng about? That was SO Steve Jobs. 8 million songs......8 million songs..... (we're really thrilled about this). I'll meet you halfway and say that was the first funny thing I've seen on SNL in 10 years (because I agree, SNL pretty much bites anymore).

mduser63
Nov 20, 2005, 02:20 PM
Am I the only one who didn't think this was particularly funny?

Nope. I didn't think it was particularly funny, original or a good impersonation.

BornAgainMac
Nov 20, 2005, 02:26 PM
He needed more catch phrases. The most invisible iPod on the planet. Your movies and photos appear... Boom.. Boom.. and Boom. It's the most perfect and best selling iPod so that is why we are going to change it.

SummerBreeze
Nov 20, 2005, 02:31 PM
Ha, I thought it was great! That just was so Steve, with the turtleneck and the mannerisms and everything. Loved it.

tech4all
Nov 20, 2005, 02:43 PM
I thought it was funny. Not sure the actor look like Steve all that much (aside from the apparel), but still funny nonetheless :D

MacFan782040
Nov 20, 2005, 02:55 PM
He needed more catch phrases. The most invisible iPod on the planet. Your movies and photos appear... Boom.. Boom.. and Boom. It's the most perfect and best selling iPod so that is why we are going to change it.


Oh people please. It was a 2 minute skit. It was meant to get a few laughs..and it did...End of story.

amacgenius
Nov 20, 2005, 03:15 PM
If anybody has the TV version clip (like not recorded with a camcorder, like a DVR or TiVo) I'll gladly host the file at my website.

notjustjay
Nov 20, 2005, 03:16 PM
iPod Pequeño !


iPod Piggies?

... or maybe that was pequenino.



(anyone? anyone?)

Vader
Nov 20, 2005, 03:36 PM
It means small iPod.

Savage Henry
Nov 20, 2005, 03:37 PM
This is the kind of parody that SNL did in the 70's and it's rather quaint to know that thirty years on they are still trying that same ol' formula. Beyond the 5 minute rehearsal on his mannerisms, even less time spent on make-up and the predictable pedestrian motion the gag was waddling meant there was nothing of any depth here.

Sorry.

puckhead193
Nov 20, 2005, 05:31 PM
somebody pull this off their tivo and post. I'll host!
how does one do that using a mac, I know tivo has their tivo to go thing but it only works on windoze

rdowns
Nov 20, 2005, 05:44 PM
I didn't think it was particularly funny. Good premise, poor execution.

The Spammies were funny though.

kev0476
Nov 20, 2005, 09:07 PM
Great laugh, ipod invisa!
I have watched that video so many times!

TwitchOSX
Nov 20, 2005, 11:44 PM
People who didnt think it was funny are WAY too grumpy.

I love Apple, as we all do, and it was pretty funny. Sure, if some of the older guys were around from SNL it could have been better. The point is.. the damn thing was funny! I dont watch SNL anymore.. and "Weekend Update" sucks now with those kids playing what they do... and its nothing close to the Norm "Weekend Update" that it used to be, but still, at least they parodied "Jobs" which is an indication. It gets his name out there which is good.

asif786
Nov 21, 2005, 05:38 AM
macTV has a copy of the clip too (at 320x240):

http://live.watchmactv.com/featured/snl/

As soon as someone finds an actual TV-Rip I'll put it online. Can't seem to find one anywhere though.. :/

lyserg
Nov 24, 2007, 05:09 PM
I uploaded the video on youtube for everyone, here it is:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn7OHATeRpU

enjoy it!

psychofreak
Nov 24, 2007, 05:13 PM
Meh with those iPods, this is the future:

http://ipodstudio.com/photopost/uploads/1/micro-ipod_news.jpg

Kamera RAWr
Nov 24, 2007, 06:10 PM
Ehhh... the video wasn't that bad... wasn't ALL that funny either. I chuckled a little. About as much as SNL is worth these days :p

hexonxonx
Nov 25, 2007, 02:44 PM
Wow, it's amazing that this skit is no longer available at any of the links that it was posted in in this thread, even YouTube pulled the video.