Release Date: October 1975
10. Justin Timberlake/Ciara
Season 34, Episode 21
Justin Timberlake’s third time hosting. Sketches include: A Special Address from the Secretary of the Treasury, Justin Timberlake Monologue, Mom Mom Celebrity Translator, Target Greatland, Immigrants, An SNL Digital Short: Mother Lovers (with Susan Sarandon and Patricia Clarkson cameos), Plasticville, Weekend Update with Seth Meyers, Weekend Update: Elliot Spitzer and David Paterson, Weekend Update: Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto (featuring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, with Leonard Nimoy cameo), The Barry Gibb Talk Show (featuring Jimmy Fallon), Pirates. Ciara and …
9. Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron
Season 1, Episode 7
The host for the episode is Richard Pryor, and the musical guest is Gil Scott-Heron. The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall during a skit. Richard Pryor does an opening monologue about why he doesn’t drink or take LSD. A man checks into a hotel managed by a samurai who speaks no English. A black author talks about his latest book in which he disguises himself as white. A woman tries to identify her attacker from a series of stacked line-ups. An interview for a job using word association turns racially tense….
8. Adam Sandler/Shawn Mendes
Season 44, Episode 19
Adam Sandler’s return to SNL after 25 years with musical guest Shawn Mendes.
7. John Mulaney/Thomas Rhett
Season 44, Episode 14
John Mulaney is the guest host, and Thomas Rhett performs.
6. Jim Carrey/Soundgarden
Season 21, Episode 20
Check out selected sketches from the finale episode of the 1995/96 season, hosted by funnyman Jim Carrey. Sketches include “Nightline,” “Jacuzzi Lifeguard,” “I'll See You In Hell,” and “Jimmy Tango's Fat Busters.” For clearance reasons, episodes have been edited from their original version.
5. Justin Timberlake
Season 38, Episode 16
America’s premier sketch-comedy show returns for its 38th season LIVE from Studio 8H in New York City. This season, the cast includes Fred Armisen, Vanessa Bayer, Bill Hader, Taran Killam, Seth Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Nasim Pedrad, Jay Pharoah, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson, featuring Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Tim Robinson, and Cecily Strong. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season’s episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night.
4. Betty White/Jay-Z
Season 35, Episode 21
America’s premiere sketch-comedy show returns for its 35th season LIVE from Studio 8H in New York City. This season, the cast includes Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Wiig and features Abby Elliott, Bobby Moynihan, Nasim Pedrad, and Jenny Slate. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season’s episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night.
3. Eddie Murphy/Lizzo
Season 45, Episode 10
Host Eddie Murphy; Lizzo performs.
2. Justin Timberlake
Season 32, Episode 9
Justin Timberlake is the host and musical guest; in the cold opening, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Kristin Wiig harmonize about the illicit boyfriend they have in Santa Claus; in the opening monologue, Justin sings the Christmas Song with Alvin (Bill Hader) and the Chipmunks (Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg); Holiday charity representatives (Timberlake and Will Forte) square off against each other; a stock boy at Target (Timberlake) fills in for Target Lady (Wiig); Samberg and Timberlake sing “Dick in a Box”; Sandra Day O’Connor (Wiig), Thomas Friedman (Armisen) and …
1. Steve Martin/The Blues Brothers
Season 3, Episode 18
The host for the episode is Steve Martin (his fifth appearance), and the musical guest is The Blues Brothers (their second appearance). The skits for this episode are as follows: Concert promoter Don Kirschner presents footage of an old club performance by The Blues Brothers. For his opening monologue, Steve Martin talks about the inspiration for his comedy ideas, then does a magic act that ends with him tackling and beating a member of the audience. The Festrunk brothers prepare their apartment for the two girls they believe are on the way, but their neighbor Cliff …