Episode date: October 7 For fans of Pete Davidson's Chad, this was like celebrating Christmas early.(And then, of course, there was Chadmas -- just as good, and it gave us the "Doink Doink.") Thanks be to Chad.If in any case this is not possible, make sure you update Internet Explorer to the newest version available. While the current White House has certainly provided the necessary fodder to help NBC's comedy powerhouse earn can't-miss-TV status, even the nonpolitical sketches have felt sharper.) tackled his critics by going "undercover" as Gretchen, a super-liberal white woman. Episode date: December 9 This year was a generally batshit-crazy year.Come Christmastime, it was hard not to wonder about the legitimacy of Saint Nick's Naughty List.
Her inspired take on Jeff Sessions -- replete with Gump-isms in this cold open -- merits special appreciation. The Weekend Update co-host (and newly appointed co-head writer!In celebration of Episode date: February 4 When people wondered what Trump's travel ban would mean for US Customs, Beck Bennett's ruthlessly intense video editor provided the answers.Jarring and insane answers, but answers nonetheless.The Cecil revelation had Kenan Thompson and Chance making lovably dumb magic.'s potent perfume commercial has proven to be one of the better auxiliary Trump thrashings of 2017, holding the president's favorite daughter accountable for her proximity to the White House madness by calling her "a feminist, an advocate, a champion for women, but, like, how?C., prompted Cecily Strong's Claire from HR to issue Colin Jost and SNL viewers a stern reminder in the form of a sexual harassment quiz. Episode date: March 11 Fact: People in Olive Garden commercials act like they've never seen food before.