Paul Rudd / DJ Khaled, S44-E21

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John and special crossover cast collaborators, John Trumbull and Darin Patterson of the SNL Nerds podcast, discuss fandom origin stories, praise for all things Gardner, SNL finale stand-by line, backstage and afterparty insights, Awesome Joey Mohawk, and also some SNL sketches.

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Notes

  • Best moment: Cecily's spit-takes & Jost and Che switch jokes.

  • Best sketch: Ouija, A Journey Through Time & Jost and Che Switch Jokes

  • MVP: Cecily Strong & Michael Che

  • Rating: 6 (decent)

Emma Thompson / Jonas Brothers, S44-E20

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John and his guest, improv and sketch impresario Dave Buckman, discuss John's season finale news/gloating, Meet the Press misfires, dress rehearsal insights, Leslie and Pete performance growth, accurate diaper blowout depictions, and the triumphant return of Bailey Gismert.

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Notes

  • Best moment: Emma Thompson slaps the cup & diaper blowout.

  • Best sketch: Chopped & The Perfect Mother

  • MVP: Emma Thompson & Heidi Gardner

  • Rating: 6 (decent)

Adam Sandler / Shawn Mendes, S44-E19

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John and Steve—along with Andrew Dick of That Week in SNL—discuss season finale NYC podcast plans, Adam Sandler's successful self-deprecation, realistic vacation expectations, uninspired cast indulgences, touching Chris Farley tributes, and Steve's severe puncture wound.

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Notes

  • Best moment: "I didn't finish, but I am done." & Chris Farley tribute.

  • Best sketch: Romano Tours & Rectix

  • MVP: Adam Sandler

  • Rating: 7 (decent/decent/great)