April 16, 2016
Season 41 episode
Julia Louis 41
Nick Joneas 41
Episode 805
Season Episode 18
Host Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Musical Guest(s) Nick Jonas
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Close"
"Champagne Problems"
Previous Episode April 9, 2016
Next Episode May 7, 2016

The 805th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Julia Louis-Dreyfus with musical guest Nick Jonas. The episode garnered backlash on social media due to two sketches, "Heroin AM" and "God is Straight."



"God is Straight" trended on Facebook the following day.



Cameos by Larry David and Tony Hale. Archive footage features Martin Short and Brad Hall.


 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

Title Image Summary
Democratic Debate   Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) debates Bernie Sanders (cameo by Larry David) in a debate moderated by Wolf Blitzer (Beck Bennett) with questions by an African-American expert (Kenan Thompson), Rachel from Friends (Vanessa Bayer), and Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). Dreyfus and David broke the fourth wall by discussing how Sanders' tax plan would hurt the actors and producers from Seinfeld.
Monologue by Julia Louis-Dreyfus   Dreyfus lampoons her SNL past with a season 10 clip from the show (featuring Martin Short as Ed Grimley) and a clip from the movie Troll (featuring her husband and fellow SNL alum Brad Hall). Finally, she stumbles due to mistakes from her cue card holder (cameo by Tony Hale).
Heroin AM   Commercial for a heroin-caffeine mix in pill form. With Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Beck Bennett, and Bobby Moynihan.
Huge Jewelry   A commercial for a jewelry store. With Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kate McKinnon as the store owners, and Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Vanessa Bayer, Sasheer Zamata, and Nick Jonas.
Pool Boy   A housewife (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) ends her tryst with her pool boy (Pete Davidson). Also stars Taran Killam.
Cinema Classics   Reese De'What (Kenan Thompson) introduces a movie. Start Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Taran Killam, and Kate McKinnon.
Nick Jonas performs Nick Jonas performs "Close"
Weekend Update with Michael Che and Colin Jost   With the One-Dimensional Character from a Male-Driven comedy (Cecily Strong) and Aidy Bryant as an animal expert.
Who Works Here?   A game show where the contestants (Vanessa Bayer, Taran Killam, and Sasheer Zamata) must guess who are the real CVS employees. With Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the host and Cecily Strong, Pete Davidson, Bobby Moynihan, Kenan Thompson, and Leslie Jones as people in the store.
Aliens   Alien women (Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kate McKinnon) crash a meetup looking for human men. With Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney, Taran Killam, Cecily Strong, Vanessa Bayer, Jay Pharoah, and Jon Rudnitsky. Dreyfus and McKinon's voices were altered via effects processing; Dreyfus' natural voice popped through a few times.
Nick Jonas performs Nick Jonas performs "Champagne Problems"
God is Straight   The trailer for a movie in the vein of God's Not Dead. A bakery owner (Vanessa Bayer) is hassled by a gay couple (Taran Killam and Jon Rudnitsky) and their Jewish lawyer from the ACLU (Kyle Mooney). Kenan Thompson stars as the judge.
Preceded by:
April 9, 2016
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
May 7, 2016
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