Videos: Louis C.K. Hosts Season Finale Saturday Night Live with Rihanna – 5/16/15
Saturday Night Live closed its 40th season with Louis C.K. hosting the long running show and Rihanna as the musical guest singing her hit songs, American Oxygen and Bitch Better Have My Money.
The show opened with a cold open focusing on a summer trip to the beach, but for Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon), it means months of campaigning followed by Louis C.K.’s monologue. Louie spoke about being born in 1967 and what it was like growing up in the 1970s, when it was okay to be racist and everyone knew about the town child molester.
Other skits included Louie playing a new employee who gets caught imitating his boss, a shoemaker who has elves who ask to be dominated, Pete Davidson reflects on turning 21, a weekend update with Tom Brady talking deflate-gate, a new tv show – ‘Whoops, I married a Lesbian’ and much more!
Musical guest Rihanna sang her hit songs, “American Oxygen” and “Bitch Better Have My Money.”
Check out all of the skits below.
For most people, summer means trips to the beach, surfing and building sandcastles, but for Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon), it means months of campaigning.
Host Louis C.K. discusses what it was like growing up in the 1970s, when it was okay to be racist and everyone knew about the town child molester.
After getting caught imitating his boss (Leslie Jones), a new employee (Louis C.K.) must play off the impression as his real talking voice in order to not get fired.
After his elves (Vanessa Bayer, Kenan Thompson) ask to be dominated, a shoemaker (Louis C.K.) must choose between obliging them or staying faithful to his wife (Aidy Bryant).
A couple’s (Kenan Thompson, Vanessa Bayer) alone time is interrupted by the arrival of an old acquaintance (Louis C.K.) and his girlfriend, Jemma (Cecily Strong).
Reese De’What (Kenan Thompson) intros scenes from “Whoops! I Married a Lesbian,” a failed sitcom about two women (Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant) who leave their husbands (Louis C.K., Bobby Moynihan) for each other.
The victim of a robbery (Pete Davidson) must identify his assailant from a group of actors (Taran Killam, Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Louis C.K.).
Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news, including Jeb Bush’s comments on invading Iraq and China banning its soldiers from wearing Apple watches. Tom Brady (Taran Killam) stop by the Update desk.
Tom Brady (Taran Killam) deflects questions about deflate-gate by being charming and bringing up his wife, Gisele Bündchen.
Colin Jost and Michael Che each read one Weekend Update joke that was cut – until Che’s high school friend Riblet interrupts.
Resident young person Pete Davidson reflects on how turning 21 has made him feel more like an adult.
Check out Rihanna performing her hit songs, American Oxygen and Bitch Better Have Money on the next page.
Musical guest Rihanna performs “American Oxygen” on Saturday Night Live.
Musical guest Rihanna performs “Bitch Better Have My Money” on Saturday Night Live.