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Recap: SNL 11/3/12 – Louis C.K. with fun.

SNL managed to book one of the biggest names in stand up comedy and one of the biggest names in hit crossover indie pop acts. Let’s see if host Louis C.K. and the trying conditions of Hurricane Sandy came together to make…the perfect storm (nailed it).

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Recap: SNL 10/13/12 – Christina Applegate with Passion Pit

As Christina Applegate mentioned in her monologue, the last time she hosted saw the first appearance of Chris Farley’s now infamous Matt Foley character. Let’s see if this episode will produce anything just as infamous.

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Recap: SNL 10/6/12 – Daniel Craig with Muse

First-time host Daniel Craig comes to the SNL stage this week to help promote November’s release of Skyfall. It’s always interesting to see how dramatic actors hold up in the SNL setting, so let’s see how Daniel fits the bill.

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Recap: SNL 9/15/12 – Seth MacFarlane with Frank Ocean

We can finally come out of hibernation, SNL fans—SNL returned for its season premiere with new writers, new cast members, and even a shiny new opening credit sequence. Season 38, I have waited for you with open arms, and you did not let me down.

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Recap: SNL 5/19/12 – Mick Jagger with Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire, and Jeff Beck

I finally got a chance to catch up on what we all now know was Kristen Wiig’s final episode in her 7-season SNL career (cue the tears). Let’s dig in and see if her final showing was all we hoped it would be.

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Recap: SNL 5/5/12 – Eli Manning with Rihanna

Once again, Eli Manning’s got a lot to live up to based on older brother Peyton Manning, who I’d consider to be the best athlete host yet (I mean, remember the United Way digital short?). Let’s see if Eli lives up to his brother’s standard.

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