April 11, 2015
Season 40 episode
SNL Taraji P Henson
SNL Mumford & Sons 2015
Episode 784
Season Episode 18
Host Taraji P. Henson
Musical Guest(s) Mumford & Sons
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "The Wolf"
Previous Episode April 4, 2015
Next Episode May 2, 2015

The 784th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Taraji P. Henson with musical guest Mumford & Sons.




Cameos by Darrell Hammond, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Billy Crystal.


 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

Title Image Summary
Hillary Clinton's announcement   Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) tries to put together a social media announcement stating she's running for president, with the help of her assistant (Vanessa Bayer) and while being interrupted by her husband Bill Clinton (on-camera appearance by Darrell Hammond).
Monologue by Taraji P. Henson   With Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson, Vanessa Bayer, and Leslie Jones.
Depends Legends   A commercial parody for adult diapers. With Beck Bennett and Vanessa Bayer.
Teacher on Trial   A teacher (Cecily Strong) is on trial for sleeping with a student (Pete Davidson). Also features Taraji P. Henson, Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer, and a voiceover by Steve Higgins.
Home 2   A trailer for the sequel to the movie Home. With (Jim Parsons) Taran Killam as Oh, (Rihanna) Sasheer Zamata as Tip, (Kendrick Lamar) Jay Pharoah as Twee Tar, (Missy Elliott) Leslie Jones as Boop, (Nicki Minaj) Taraji P. Henson as Thwick & Thwack, (Sofia Vergara) Cecily Strong as Bickie Bam, (Rick Ross) Kenan Thompson as Sky Cat, and Die Antwoord: (Watkin Tudor Jones) Pete Davidson as Peebo, (Yolandi Visser) Kate McKinnon as Quiggles.
Three-way poncho   Liza Minelli (Kate McKinnon) is selling low-quality goods on QVC. With Taraji P. Henson, Aidy Bryant, Bobby Moynihan, and the voices of Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata.
South Centros   An eighth kingdom has been added to the Game of Thrones universe. With Jay Pharoah, Kenan Thompson, Michael Che, Sasheer Zamata, Leslie Jones, Taraji P. Henson, and a cameo by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
Mumford & Sons performs
Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che   With portrait fixer Cecilia Gimenez (Kate McKinnon) and Jacob (Vanessa Bayer) who introduces his father (cameo by Billy Crystal).
Hollywood Game Night   Host Jane Lynch (Kate McKinnon) deals with the contestants (Vanessa Bayer and Kyle Mooney) and celebrities Vin Diesel (Taran Killam), Winona Judd (Aidy Bryant), Common (Jay Pharoah), Nick Offerman (Beck Bennett), Marion Cotillard (Cecily Strong), and Wanda Sykes (Taraji P. Henson).
How 2 Dance With Janelle   Sasheer Zamata returns as Janelle, with her best friend (Kyle Mooney), mother (Taraji P. Henson), and brother (Jay Pharoah).
Cookie on Sesame Street   Cookie from "Empire" (Taraji P. Henson) appears on Sesame Street. With a voiceover by Kenan Thompson.
Cinema Classics: Their Own League   A takeoff of "A League of Their Own", where the team debates integrating. With Kenan Thompson as Reese De'What, Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer, Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Bobby Moynihan (in drag), Taraji P. Henson, and Leslie Jones.
Connectatron   A takeoff of "Voltron". With Taraji P. Henson, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Cecily Strong, and Jay Pharoah. At one point, the shot cuts to Jay without him realizing, and he sits motionless for a second before responding.
Preceded by:
April 4, 2015
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
May 2, 2015
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