Season 40 Episode 8
James Franco hosts Saturday Night Live for the third time while Nicki Minaj makes her second appearance as musical guest. Sketches include Peter Pan Live!, Star Wars Teaser, Brain Space, Kid Mayor and Porn Stars with James Franco and Seth Rogen...[button color="black" size="small" link="http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live" target="blank" ]Official Site[/button]
Politics Nation Cold Open
Reverend Al Sharpton (Kenan Thompson) discusses the verdict of the Eric Garner case with Peter Dinello (Bobby Moynihan), a member of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association.
James Franco Monologue
James Franco and surprise guest Seth Rogen address the embarrassing personal photos of them that were leaked as a result of the Sony hack.
Peter Pan Live!
Tonkerbell (Aidy Bryant) returns and joins the cast of Peter Pan Live! starring Allison Williams (Cecily Strong) and Christopher Walken (James Franco).
Star Wars Teaser
In a galaxy far, far away, Han Solo (Taran Killam), Princess Leia (Bobby Moynihan) and Luke Skywalker (James Franco) face a new foe: old age.
Jingle Ballerz Special
MTV presents Hip-Hop Nativity, starring Rihanna (Sasheer Zamata), Eminem (Taran Killam), Riff Raff (James Franco), Rick Ross (Kenan Thompson), Justin Bieber (Kate McKinnon), Beyoncé (Nicki Minaj) and Kanye West (Jay Pharoah).
Grow-a-Guy: For when you need someone by your side to prove you have friends.
When a troll (James Franco) prevents a couple (Kyle Mooney, Aidy Bryant) from crossing his bridge unless he's kissed, John volunteers to do it.
Nicki Minaj: Bed of Lies
Nicki Minaj performs "Bed of Lies" featuring Skylar Grey on Saturday Night Live.
Weekend Update 12-6-14
Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, including the Eric Garner verdict, a bomb threat against Oprah Winfrey's studios, Monica Bellucci playing a Bond girl and Girl Scouts cookies being sold online.
Weekend Update: Anthony Crispino
The secondhand news correspondent Anthony Crispino (Bobby Moynihan) chats about the tree lighting hosted by The Rock and Old Yeller and the news that Bing Crosby is a rap-ist.
Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on 420Singles.com
Weekend Update's relationship expert Leslie Jones discusses the perils of dating men from a dating site for marijuana smokers, namely how it led her to take mushrooms.
Weekend Update: Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian (Nicki Minaj) explains her Paper magazine shoot was misinterpreted because the photos were missing the correct background.
James Franco cleans out the unnecessary memories stored in Jeremy's brain, including the words to Savage Garden's "I Want You" and Billy Zane's character from Titanic.
Competitor Tad Rankin (James Franco) is not pleased when 4-year-old Tommy is elected mayor over him.
Nicki Minaj: Only/All Things Medley
Nicki Minaj performs a medley of "Only" and "All Things Go" on Saturday Night Live.
Porn Stars with James Franco and Seth Rogen
Brecky (Vanessa Bayer) and her friend (Cecily Strong) hawk sunseeker yachts with a little help from Captain Jack Swallow (James Franco) and James Franco (Seth Rogen).