October 15, 2011
Season 37 episode
SNL Anna Faris
SNL Drake
Episode 706
Season Episode 4
Host Anna Faris
Musical Guest(s) Drake
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Headlines"
"Make Me Proud"
Previous Episode October 8, 2011
Next Episode November 5, 2011

The 706th episode of Saturday Night Live aired on October 15, 2011. It was hosted by Anna Faris and the musical guest was Drake, who performed "Headlines" and "Make Me Proud" and also appeared in the SNL Digital Short and in the Weekend Update segment as the teenager dressed as a werewolf.


  • A Message From The Mayor (Cold Opening)
  • The Manuel Ortiz Show (Show)
  • What's Wrong With Tanya?! (Gameshow)
  • SNL Digital Short - Drake Interview
  • Yet Another GOP Debate (Show)
  • Tell Him (Musical Sketch)
  • J-Pop America Fun Time Now! (Show)
  • Lord Wyndemere
  • Ferrari Calendar


  • A Message From The Mayor
  • Opening Monologue
  • The Manuel Ortiz Show
    • Anna Faris as Maria Montoyez
    • Fred Armisen as Manuel Ortiz
    • Vanessa Bayer as Brianna Espinal
    • Paul Brittain as Benny
    • Bill Hader as Osnar Jimenez and the announcer (voice only)
    • Bobby Moynihan as Gabriela Mariela Montoyez Gutierrez
    • Kenan Thompson as the salesman
    • Kristen Wiig as Cassandra Jimenez
  • What's Wrong With Tanya?!
    • Anna Faris as Mary Jo Beth Jojo
    • Vanessa Bayer as Mary Jo Williams
    • Abby Elliott as Tanya
    • Bill Hader as Vince Blake
    • Andy Samberg as Boy Tanya
    • Kristen Wiig as JoBeth Anderson and the announcer (voice only)
  • SNL Digital Short - Drake Interview
    • Drake
    • Andy Samberg
    • Kristen Wiig as the sponsor
  • Yet Another GOP Debate
  • Weekend Update
    • Seth Meyers
    • Bobby Moynihan as Anthony Crispino
    • Drake as one of the teenagers dressed as a werewolf
    • Jay Pharoah as one of the teenagers dressed as a werewolf
  • Tell Him
    • Anna Faris as one of the girls
    • Vanessa Bayer as Kendra
    • Abby Elliott as one of the girls
    • Nasim Pedrad as one of the girls
    • Andy Samberg as the waiter
    • Kristen Wiig as one of the girls
  • J-Pop America Fun Time Now!
    • Anna Faris as Jennifer Homstead
    • Fred Armisen as Jonathan's girlfriend
    • Vanessa Bayer as Rebecca Stern-Marcowitz "san"
    • Taran Killam as Jonathan Cavanaugh "san"
    • Andy Samberg as the announcer (voice only)
    • Jason Sudeikis as Mark Kaufman
  • Lord Wyndemere
    • Anna Faris as Debbie
    • Paul Brittain as Cecil
    • Bill Hader as Turlington
    • Andy Samberg as Stephen
    • Jason Sudeikis as Gary
    • Kristen Wiig as the mother
  • Ferrari Calendar
    • Anna Faris as Danielle
    • Bill Hader as the owner
    • Kristen Wiig as the customer


  • Nicki Minaj joined Drake in his second performance of "Make Me Proud."
  • This is the first episode of the season to have no commercial sketches.
Preceded by:
October 8, 2011
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
November 5, 2011
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