Kit Harington / Sara Bareilles, S44-E17

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John and vintage SNL connoisseur Andrew Dick discuss the unexpected return of Adam Sandler, Kyle Mooney's awkward pubescent peacocking, tenuous TV Funhouse revival theories, exceptional pre-tape production values, and divisive Theresa May sympathy pieces.

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Notes

  • Best moment: Alex's Dumbo movie review & Heidi's zombie seduction.

  • Best sketch: Nephew Pageant

  • MVP: Alex Moffat

  • Rating: 8 (great)

Idris Elba / Khalid, S44-E15

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John and Steve discuss the relatability of technological impairment, Cecily Strong as queen of train-wreck women, Khalid's "doin' it" background music, Pete Davidson speaking his truth, Leslie Jones physical comedy misfires, and when ten-to-ones get karate-chopped in half.

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Notes

  • Best moment: Kenan's "Live from…" misfire & Pete calls out Catholicism.

  • Best sketch: Powerpoint & Soccer Broadcast

  • MVP: Kenan Thompson

  • Rating: 6 (decent)

John Mulaney / Thomas Rhett, S44-E14

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John and Steve—along with Andrew Dick of That Week in SNL—discuss Bill Hader as ringer, the theory of the "hot room", Chad vs. Cinematic Tropes, non-canonical cha cha slides, the cardinal sin of Thomas Rhett, "breaking" as a liability, and the long shadow of Diner Lobster.

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Notes

  • Best moment: Kyle's malapropisms, Kate's expectorate delivery & Hader's verbal trap.

  • Best sketch: What's That Name & Cha Cha Slide

  • MVP: Bill Hader & John Mulaney

  • Rating: 7 (decent/great/decent)