SNL #39.20 RECAP: Host Charlize Theron, musical guest The Black Keys

Can we give Saturday Night Live an A for Effort even if there’s no letter “A” in the word? That’s how I felt during the longest good-nights segment in quite a long time, as the SNL cast waved and hugged and waved some more and mouthed “Happy Mother’s Day” to the camera as host Charlize Theron wrapped her second stint hosting the show, and her first in fourteen years. Take this three-minute short video, “Cocktail Hour,” which finds Nasim Pedrad and Beck Bennett trapped as guests in the home of unhappily married drinking couple (played by Taran Killam and...

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