The host and Republican presidential candidate opened the episode in his usual manner. He winked at the previous "greats" who had hosted before him, like himself in 2004, and set up a gag about how Aidy Bryant looks nothing like Rosie O'Donnell, but he confused them anyway.
First, Taran Killam showed up as Trump. Then former cast member Darryl Hammond showed up as Trump. Then all three of them stood together in a line of Trumps, the two impersonators making rubber-faced reactions as the real Trump, 69, shrugged them off.
18:43 Protesters block entrances to inauguration, try to disrupt oath, vandalize22
19:21 The Trump inauguration is shaping up to be Washington’s smallest party in years14
00:23 Springsteen tribute B Street Band won't play at Trump's inauguration21
15:28 Animal activists finally have something to applaud at Ringling Bros. circus: its closure20