Recap: 'Saturday Night Live' – Woody Harrelson and Kendrick Lamar

November 16, 2014 4:04 AM

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It’s been twenty-five years since Woody Harrelson originally hosted “Saturday Night Live,” and more than two decades since his last appearance on the show. In that time, he’s gone from lovable bartender on “Cheers” to someone who is simultaneously part of one of Hollywood’s biggest film franchises (“The Hunger Games”) and co-lead in one of 2014’s most talked-about television shows (“True Detective”). What’s hosting a live sketch-comedy show on top of that already stuffed year? I’d be shocked to not see a parody of at least one (if not both) of those aforementioned pieces of pop culture, but mostly I want to see Harrelson let his comedy freak flag fly with this cast and see what happens.

As always, I’ll be grading in sketch in real time. As always, you shouldn’t worry too much about the grades. We’re all here because we love “SNL,” even if we don’t always love the same parts with equal vigor. Unless you’re just hear to say how the show hasn’t been funny in years, in which case, I gi...

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