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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Emma Stone Is Pumped to Join the Four-Timers ClubEven with no projects to plug, Stone is comfortable enough in the SNL groove to show up and just do the work, and it pays off.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Kit Harington Disappoints GoT Fans and Gets NakedThe writers can’t resist indulging in a few Jon Snow gags, but also give Harington plenty to do outside of the Thrones references.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Sandra Oh Shines in Her Hosting DebutThe Killing Eve star has no problem indulging and amplifying her comic instincts for a series of funny, occasionally weird characters.
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    Predicting How SNL Will Cast the 2020 Presidential HopefulsWe have some ideas.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Idris Elba Hulks OutHost Idris Elba is ready to show off his comedy chops, but is given limited opportunity to do so in a mixed-bag episode.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: John Mulaney Makes His Own Bodega CatsTop to bottom, this is one of the best SNL episodes in a long time.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Don Cheadle Makes It Look EasyThe ever-versatile Cheadle pulls off his hosting debut with aplomb, but the writing doesn’t take full enough advantage of his comedic range.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Halsey Does It AllThe alt-pop singer pulls double duty as host and proves herself well-suited to the comedic rhythms of sketch comedy.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: James McAvoy Wants Everyone to Take a Deep BreethMcAvoy’s range of personalities and highly competent accents is a bright light throughout a steady, if not inspired, episode.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Rachel Brosnahan Meets the Raunchiest Miss RitaThe Mrs. Maisel star has comedy chops, but this episode doesn’t give her a lot of good material.
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    The 10 Best Saturday Night Live Sketches of 2018Rounding up our favorite musical parodies, recurring sketches, and delightfully bizarre original characters of the year.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Matt Damon’s Best and Worst SketchesThree cheers for the Westminster Daddy Show!
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Jason Momoa Strips for ScroogeThe Aquaman star’s charming glee buoys an otherwise uneven episode.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: The Best and Worst Claire Foy SketchesThe Crown and First Man star Claire Foy holds her own in her SNL hosting debut.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Steve Carell Mocks Jeff Bezos and TrumpAnd The Office star teases a potential revival with his former Dunder Mifflin coworkers.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Liev Schreiber Has a Case of the GigglesEven the Ray Donovan star is “a little surprised” to be hosting.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Jonah Hill Earns His Five-Timers’ JacketThe return of Adam Grossman never disappoints.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Seth Meyers Has a Question for Kanye and TrumpThe former SNL head writer returns in a strong, goofy episode.
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    Seth Meyers’s Best Saturday Night Live Writing and PerformancesAhead of his hosting debut this weekend, take a walk down Seth Meyers memory lane.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Why Didn’t Awkwafina Rap?The Crazy Rich Asians star hosts a hit-and-miss episode.
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    SNL Recap: Are You Ready for a Lot of Brett Kavanaugh Jokes?Adam Driver hosts SNL’s 44th season premiere, but Matt Damon’s surprise cameo stole the show.
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    Who Will Host the 2018 SNL Season Premiere?We have a few guesses.
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    The Best Maya Rudolph–Fred Armisen SNL SketchesFrom “Prince Show” to “Club Traxx.”
  24. emmy insider
    Why Saturday Night Live’s Guest Stars Win So Many EmmysFrom Justin Timberlake to Betty White to Dave Chappelle.
  25. The 100 TV Comedies Everyone Should WatchFrom the classics to the total weirdos.
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    Saturday Night Live Season-Finale Recap: Tina Fey Returns to 30 RockThe former head writer and Weekend Update host comes back for a funny, satisfying victory lap.
  27. Robin Williams Broke Robert De Niro’s Nose and 9 More Stories from His BiographyIncluding a play with Steve Martin.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Amy Schumer Keeps It LightThe ‘I Feel Pretty’ star helped the cast deliver a perfectly palatable Mother’s Day episode.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Donald Glover Brings ItFor his first SNL-hosting gig, Glover shows up prepared to bring his acting and writing chops, too.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Oh, Hello John Mulaney!John Mulaney is easy to love in his return to SNL.
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    John Mulaney’s 10 Best SNL SketchesIt’s not just Stefon!
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Chadwick Boseman Brings Wakanda to 30 RockT’Challa faces off against his toughest foe yet: Black Jeopardy!
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Welcome Back, Stefon!When Bill Hader returns to SNL, everyone gets a case of the giggles.
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    SNL Recap: Sterling K. Brown Reveals a Black Panther Deleted SceneAs a first-time SNL host, Sterling K. Brown does a remarkable job.
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    SNL Recap: Alec Baldwin Fires Back at Donald TrumpThe jokes are a bit rusty in SNL’s post-Olympics return hosted by Charles Barkley.
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    SNL Recap: Natalie Portman Raps About Sex, Drugs, and Jar Jar BinksWith cameos from Andy Samberg, Tina Fey, and Rachel Dratch.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Will Ferrell Whips Out His ‘Clown Penis’From the George W. Bush sketch to his Weekend Update appearance, Will Ferrell is unsurprisingly great.
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    SNL Recap: Jessica Chastain Gets FunnyChastain is a strong first-time host, but she’s stuck in a weak episode.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Sam Rockwell Knows His Gay Porn StarsThe Three Billboards star makes his SNL debut.
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    The 11 Best Jokes From Dave Chappelle’s New Netflix SpecialsChappelle is a master of stand-up comedy.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Kevin Hart Fights a Llama for ChristmasSNL is a great match for Kevin Hart’s enthusiastic comedy.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: James Franco (Almost) Makes Leslie Jones PukeThe Disaster Artist star really commits to his fourth SNL hosting gig.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Saoirse Ronan Explains How to Pronounce Her NameThe Lady Bird star is an adept host with an arsenal of accents.
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    SNL Recap: Chance the Rapper Woos Obama Back to the White HouseChance turns on the charm for his first Saturday Night Live hosting gig.
  45. 10 Revelations From the Jim Carrey–Andy Kaufman Doc Jim & Andy: The Great BeyondIncluding, but not limited to, the revelation that Carrey contacted Kaufman telepathically during filming.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Tiffany Haddish Is the ‘Last Black Unicorn’The Girls Trip star is the first black female comic to host SNL.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Larry David Berns His EnthusiasmThe rumpled, grousing master of the social faux pas returns to Studio 8H.
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    SNL Recap: Kumail Nanjiani Tackles Islamophobia and Horny GrandmasThe Big Sick and Silicon Valley star makes his first trip to Studio 8H.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Gal Gadot Makes Out With Kate McKinnonThe Wonder Woman star had a pretty delightful SNL debut.
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    Which of These SNL Cast Members Will Win an Emmy?The best SNL sketches from Emmy nominees Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Alec Baldwin.
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