Saturday Night Live - Season 29 Episodes
Saturday Night Live - Season 29
Saturday Night Live aired its twenty-ninth season during the 2003–04 television season on NBC. The twenty-ninth season began on October 4, 2003 and ended on May 15, 2004 with 20 episodes in all.
Before the start of the season Chris Kattan and Tracy Morgan left the show and Dean Edwards was fired. Despite Kattan and Morgan's departure, the two would make guest appearances in several episodes throughout the season.
Before the season started, Will Forte, Seth Meyers and Jeff Richards were all promoted to repertory status, while Fred Armisen remained a featured player.
The show added two new black cast members: stand-up comedian Finesse Mitchell and Kenan Thompson, a former child star from the Nickelodeon comedy shows All That and Kenan and Kel. With this season, Thompson becomes the first SNL cast member to be born after the show's premiere in 1975 and the first SNL cast member to get his start on children's shows.
This season saw the first appearance of Justin Timberlake as an SNL host.
“The Best of Tracy Morgan”
“The Best of Christopher Walken”
“Jack Black/John Mayer”
The premiere episode of 2003/04 is hosted by Jack Black, with special guest appearances by Kyle Gass and Will Ferrell.
“Justin Timberlake (1)”
Pop star Justin Timberlake hosts.
“Halle Berry/Britney Spears”
Academy Award-winner Halle Berry hosts with guest Britney Spears.
Soap star Kelly Ripa takes a break from Regis and Kelly to host, with a special appearance by SNL alum Chris Kattan.
“Andy Roddick/Dave Matthews”
Tennis pro Andy Roddick hosts, with special guest John McEnroe.
“Alec Baldwin/Missy Elliott”
Alec Baldwin returns once more to do what he does best, host SNL. Cameo appearance by Mike Myers.
Reverend Al Sharpton takes a break from politics to host, with special guest appearances by Paris Hilton and Tracy Morgan.
Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood hosts this 2003 holiday episode, with a guest appearance by Chris Kattan.
“Jennifer Aniston/Black Eyed Peas”
Jennifer Aniston returns to host, with a cameo appearance by Al Franken.
“Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey/G-Unit with 50 Cent”
Pop couple Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey co-host.
“Megan Mullally/Clay Aiken”
Megan Mullally, costar of Will and Grace, hosts, with cameo appearances by Clay Aiken and Nick Offerman.
A Valentine's Day episode hosted by Drew Barrymore.
“Christina Aguilera/Maroon 5”
Pop star Christina Aguilera hosts.
“Colin Firth/Norah Jones”
Stage and screen actor Colin Firth hosts, with a guest appearance by Ana Gasteyer.
Ben Affleck returns to SNL to host, with a cameo appearance by Kelly Ripa.
“Donald Trump/Toots and the Maytals with Bootsy Collins and The Roots”
Business mogul Donald Trump takes control for a night when he hosts.
A post-wardobe malfunction Janet Jackson hosts, with special appearances by Tracy Morgan, Chris Kattan, and Simon Cowell.
Teen star Lindsay Lohan hosts.
“Snoop Dogg/Avril Lavigne”
Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg hosts.
“Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon”
Olsen twins Ashley and Mary-Kate host this finale episode of the 2003/04 season.
“Best of Tracy Morgan”
Born and raised in New York City, Tracy Morgan epitomized the bold and defiant attitude essential to being an "SNL" star. Bringing a sense of fearlessness to the stage, Morgan was sure to make uproarious moments come alive each and every week … just as long as you brought him a soda. Finally, you can watch the best of Brian Fellow, Astronaut Jones, Dominican Lou, Woodrow and many other characters Morgan created.