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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

NBC 1975

A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, and features performances by a musical guest.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live - S37E15

#1 - Maya Rudolph with Sleigh Bells (Season 37 - Episode 15)

Sleigh Bells perform “Comeback Kid" and “End of the Line" Skits include: New York Sports Now, Bronx Beat, Maya Angelou’s I Know Why The Caged Bird Laughs, Beyonce and Jay Z, What’s Up With That?, Super Showcase, A Message from First Lady Michelle Obama, How’s He Doing?

The episode was rated 9.17 from 47 votes.

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Saturday Night Live - S36E22

#2 - Justin Timberlake with Lady Gaga (Season 36 - Episode 22)

Sketches include Rikers Island, Liquorville, WXPD News, Three-Way (Digital Short), What's That Name?, Merry-Go-Love Tunnel, Secret Word and The Barry Gibbs Talk Show. Lady Gaga performs "The Edge of Glory", "Judas" and "Born This Way".

The episode was rated 9.12 from 34 votes.

Saturday Night Live - S35E14

#3 - Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (Season 35 - Episode 14)

Actor Ashton Kutcher hosts; Them Crooked Vultures perform "Mind Eraser, No Chaser" and "New Fang." Sketches include "On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren," "Gertrude's Will," "The View," "Cialis for Threeways Commercial," "Roman Slave Boy," "Weekend Update" with guests Liam (a teenager who just woke up), Eliot Spitzer, Jean K. Jean, and Garth and Kat, "What Is Burn Notice?" "Access Hollywood's Oscar Coverage," "An Even-Tempered Apology from Rahm Emanuel," and "Wedding Band.

The episode was rated 9.00 from 11 votes.

Saturday Night Live - S37E10

#4 - Jimmy Fallon with Michael Bublé (Season 37 - Episode 10)

Michael Bublé performs “A Holly, Jolly Christmas” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Skits include: Sully and Denise, Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda, Michael Bublé Christmas Duets, Mirror Sketch, 1920s Party, Half Jewish, Half Italian, Completely Neurotic, Seasons Greetings From Saturday Night Live, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Regional Production of “War Horse, Tebow and Jesus.

The episode was rated 8.90 from 41 votes.

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Saturday Night Live - S35E19

#5 - Ryan Phillippe/Ke$ha (Season 35 - Episode 19)

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The episode was rated 8.90 from 10 votes.

Saturday Night Live - S36E13

#6 - Jesse Eisenberg with Nicki Minaj (Season 36 - Episode 13)

Sketches include Bachmann Address Cold Open, Eisenberg Monologue featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Estromaxx, Mister Wizard, Herb Welch, An SNL Digital Short: The Creep featuring Nicki Minaj, Weekend Update, Bride of Blackenstein, MTV Skins, and more.

The episode was rated 8.85 from 20 votes.

Saturday Night Live - S29E2

#7 - Justin Timberlake (Season 29 - Episode 2)

Live From New York, It's...Darrell Hammond Sketches include, ""Hardball"", ""Punk'd: Barely Legal"", ""Schwarzenegger Press Conference"", ""A Message From Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson"", ""Omletteville vs., Benny's"", ""DirecTV"", ""Boston Teens"", ""The Sharon Osbourne Show"", ""Justin and Kermit The Frog"", ""Carl Weathers For Governor"", ""Amy Loves Justin"", and ""The Barry Gibb Talk Show.""

The episode was rated 8.82 from 11 votes.

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Saturday Night Live - S35E21

#8 - Betty White/Jay-Z (Season 35 - Episode 21)

Sketches include "Lawrence Welk Cold Open," "Betty White Monologue," "NPR," "The Manuel Ortiz Show," "Gingey," "Weekend Update," featuring Molly Shannon as Sally O'Malley and Betty White as Dottie Donigan, "Scared Straight" and "Census 2010."

The episode was rated 8.81 from 36 votes.

Saturday Night Live - S36E20

#9 - Tina Fey with Ellie Goulding (Season 36 - Episode 20)

Sketches include Osama Cold Open, Mother's Message Monologue, GOP Debate, Mermaid, An SNL Digital Short: Jack Sparrow, Weekend Update, Birthing Class, Bedelia - Sleepover, Pregnant in Heels, Discount Prom Wear, and Hallmark Mother's Day.

The episode was rated 8.80 from 25 votes.

Saturday Night Live - S35E11

#10 - Charles Barkley / Alicia Keys (Season 35 - Episode 11)

Former basketball star Charles Barkley comes back (after a 17-year gap) to host the first new episode of 2010; Alicia Keys (who last appeared on the first episode of season 27 with host Reese Witherspoon) comes back to perform "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart" and "Empire State of Mind." Sketches include "The Situation Room," "Thomas Peepers Insurance," "Reel Quotes," "MacGruber" (three-part sketch), "Shana at the Ski Retreat," "Inside the NBA," "Weekend Update" with James Carville, Nicolas Cage, and Governor David Paterson, "The Haney Project," "Digital Short: Alicia Keys' Booty Call," "Scared Straight," and "Barkley's Bank."

The episode was rated 8.77 from 13 votes.

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Saturday Night Live - S37E5
#11 - Charlie Day with Maroon 5
8.75
Season 37 - Episode 5

Maroon 5 performs "Moves Like Jagger" and "My Heart'sa Stereo" (feat. Travis McCoy). Sketches include "The Ghost of Moammer Ghadafi," "Kim's Fairytale Divorce," "The Dr. Oz Show," "Greek God Meeting," "Getting Freaky with Cee-Lo Green," "Kings of Catchphrase Comedy, Volume 2," "Because of One Dolphin," "Seinfeld Apartment Murder," and "Lil' Poundcake."

The episode was rated from 36 votes.
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Saturday Night Live - S37E22
#12 - Mick Jagger with Arcade Fire, Jeff Beck, Foo Fighters
8.75
Season 37 - Episode 22

Mick Jagger performs "The Last Time" with Arcade Fire, "19th Nervous Breakdown" and "It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll" with Foo Fighters, and a duo with Jeff Beck. Skits include: The Lawrence Welk Show, Secret Word, Karaoke Champ, Lazy Sunday 2, Politics Nation, So You Think You Can Dance At An Outdoor Music Festival, The Californians, Graduation Day.

The episode was rated from 44 votes.
Saturday Night Live - S5E1
#13 - Steve Martin/Blondie
8.73
Season 5 - Episode 1

Sketches include ""The Pope's Doorman,"" ""Craig's Travellers' Checks,"" ""Free Spanish Lesson,"" ""Juvenile Delinquent Vandal,"" ""Rise,"" ""Carole King,"" ""The David Susskind Show,"" ""Bolshoi Ballet,"" ""The All-New Mr. Bill Show,"" ""What the Hell is That?"". Blondie performs "Dreaming" and "The Hardest Part".

The episode was rated from 15 votes.
Saturday Night Live - S34E16
#14 - Alec Baldwin/Jonas Brothers
8.70
Season 34 - Episode 16

Actor Alec Baldwin hosts; Jonas Brothers perform "Tonight" and "Video Girl." Sketches include "Republican Congressional Leadership Meeting," "The Fourth Jonas Brother," "The Cougar Den," "Digital Short: The Jonas Brothers' Secret," "Sir Mix-a-Lot's Photo Shop," "Weekend Update" with guests Oscar Rogers, Angelina Jolie, Angie Tempura, and Joaquin Phoenix, "Vincent Price's Valentine's Day Special," "Planning a Meeting," "Wii," "Chewable Pampers Commercial," "Virgania Horsen's Hot Air Balloon Rides," and "First Coughs."

The episode was rated from 10 votes.
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Saturday Night Live - S34E21
#15 - Justin Timberlake/Ciara
8.67
Season 34 - Episode 21

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The episode was rated from 21 votes.
Saturday Night Live - S35E18
#16 - Tina Fey / Justin Bieber
8.67
Season 35 - Episode 18

Sketches include "Obama Census Cold Open," "Brownie Husband," "Masters," "Sarah Palin Network," "Teacher," "Weekend Update," featuring Jason Sudeikis as the devil, "Women's News with Tina Fey," "Ruff, Rugged and Roker," "School Dance" and "Lolene."

The episode was rated from 21 votes.
Saturday Night Live - S37E17
#17 - Jonah Hill with The Shins
8.67
Season 37 - Episode 17

The Shins perform “Simple Song" and “It’s Only Life” Skits include: Benihana, Science Finders, J-Pop America Funtime Now!, Primate Research Center, Liza Minelli Tries To Turn Off A Lamp, Anniversary Orchestra

The episode was rated from 30 votes.
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Saturday Night Live - S35E10
#18 - James Franco / Muse
8.64
Season 35 - Episode 10

Live from New York, it's... Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig! Sketches include "The Lawrence Welk Show," "What Up With That?," "The Kissing Vogelczeks," "The Tizzle Wizzle Show" (Digital Short), "The Manuel Ortiz Show," "Sigma Lambda Omega," "Vincent Price Christmas Special," "Tree Love," "Christmas Gift Meeting," and "Mark Wahlberg Talks to Christmas Animals." Muse performed "Uprising" and "Starlight."

The episode was rated from 14 votes.
Saturday Night Live - S34E20
#19 - Zac Efron/Yeah Yeah Yeahs
8.64
Season 34 - Episode 20

None

The episode was rated from 11 votes.
Saturday Night Live - S37E18
#20 - Sofia Vergara with One Direction
8.56
Season 37 - Episode 18

One Direction perform "What Makes You Beautiful" and "One Thing" and appeared in "The Manuel Ortiz Show" sketch. Skits include:Just Friends Booty Shorts, Bein’ Quirky With Zooey Deschanel, Almost Pizza, Channel 5 Action News Team Promo, It's Gilly, The Manuel Ortiz Show, Lil’ Poundcake, Watch What Happens Live, Pantene Commercial, 74th Annual Hunger Games.

The episode was rated from 45 votes.
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Last updated: oct 06, 2022

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I missed Bruno Mars last week?!? Now I'm mad... lol

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