Martin Short will return to Studio 8H this weekend, with musical guest Paul McCartney (most famous as the lead singer of '90s grunge act Nirvana). The former "SNL" cast member recorded some promos with Fred Armisen, leading us to once again ask: Why do the promos often tend to be funnier than the actual show?

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  • The Lawrence Welk Show

    With my by myself.

  • Garth & Kat

    Always prepared.

  • Extreme Activities Competition

    Kristen vs. Andy

  • Michelle Bachmann

    Bachmann's second attempt at a response to President Obama's State of the Union address.

  • The Today Show

    Kathie Lee Gifford makes this unpleasant for Hoda Kotb every morning.

  • Secret Word

    Mindy has a tough time with this game.

  • Björk

    Oh snarf.

  • Shana

    The sexy new girl from work.

  • Suze Orman

    Suze. Orman. Has. Money. Saving. Tips. For. You.

  • Almost Pizza

    It's not delivery, and it's not exactly pizza either.

  • Penelope

    She already did that, so...

  • Aunt Linda

    Oh, brother.

  • Gilly

    Sorry.

  • Nancy Pelosi

    Pelosi is still pretty bitter.

  • The Target Lady

    Yowza!