Taking place the day before Mother’s Day, this episode has historically been treated as a Mother’s Day episode, with special songs and skits dedicated and often featuring the mothers of the cast members. This cold opening was no different.
Standing onstage at Studio 8H, she sang a portion of Dolly Parton’s “Light of a Clear Blue Morning” before bringing out some of the cast members of the NBC late-night sketch series and their actual mothers, including Kate McKinnon and Laura Campbell, who made a quick impression of Molly Shannon’s Mary Catherine Gallagher, and Aidy Bryant and Georganne Vinall, the latter of which tipped her daughter’s show. When Bryant noted that “SNL” isn’t just his show, Vinall followed up by plugging the third and final season of “Shrill” onto Hulu.
Kyle Mooney’s mother, Linda Kozub Mooney, said he owed her two Mother’s Day gifts because they couldn’t spend that time last year together.
“I kind of thought the trip here was the gift,” he said, to which she replied firmly, “No.”
Beck Bennett and Mikey Day appeared on stage with their mothers, which resulted in a gag in which Day’s mother said she “couldn’t wait” to be able to kiss, but she was talking about Bennett. Meanwhile, Chris Redd’s mum joked that she hadn’t seen him since “Thanksgiving, Christmas and our Spring Break”, and Kenan Thompson said his mum, Elizabeth Ann Thompson, “got me. learned everything I know, including reaction photos ”. get them to show a classic. Heidi Gardner also appeared with her mom, though she said, ‘They didn’t write a joke on me,’ then brought her mom back on stage while Cecily Strong didn’t want to say her line because she was right. “Too happy” her mother was there.
Melissa Villaseñor’s mother praised her for her ability to make impressions, but when Villaseñor tried to impersonate his own mother, she was told, “This one needs work. Chloe Fineman told her mom she was her best friend, to which she was told her mom’s best friend was Fineman’s dad. “And we have to go, dad is asking Elon Musk for financial advice,” Fineman said as he walked off the stage.
Bowen Yang’s mother kissed him on stage then sprayed Purell on his face, and Ego Nwodim’s mother told him that she was proud of herself but “of course” would be prouder if Nwodim was a doctor. New cast members Lauren Holt and Punkie Johnson toasted with their moms, and when Johnson’s mom swallowed the glass whole, she said, “What? It has been a long year.
Pete Davidson joked his mom about being more responsible when she admitted she almost didn’t do it because she “played Madden with it.” [Timothée] Chalamet ”, as Colin Jost’s mother held cards, she said Michael Che gave her to read live. “You shouldn’t be doing this, you’re going to get our whole family canceled,” he said.
Cyrus continued to sing between appearances and wished Parton, who is his godmother, and his mother Tish Cyrus a Happy Mother’s Day before everyone appeared for the iconic “Live from New York …” She was selected as the episode’s musical guest, while billionaire businessman Elon Musk was the host. Musk did not appear in the open.
“Saturday Night Live” airs live from coast to coast on Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET / 8:30 p.m. PT on NBC. For the first time ever, the show was also broadcast live on YouTube for international audiences.