May 9, 2010

TV Clip of the Day: Bronx Beat with Betty White

The legendary Betty White hosted SNL last night, and what a show it was! Not only was she the host, but past SNL cast members Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Molly Shannon and Ana Gasteyer all returned to the show last night for a big Mother's Day special! With these old cast members back on SNL, we saw the return of some classic sketches such as Delicious Dish, classic characters such as Molly Shannon's Sally O'Mally, and class impressions such as Maya Rudolph's Whitney Houston. However, one thing that we did not see was the return of our favorite SNL sketch, Bronx Beat. We've blogged about the sketch before and posted it here a few times, and with the return of Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph, we really thought we might get the chance to see it come back, but unfortunately, it never happened.

That was, until this morning, when I read that they did indeed film a new Bronx Beat sketch during dress rehearsal! (There was also a cut Debbie Downer sketch too!) It was cut from the live show, but with the magic of the Internet, it is now available online! Here it is: