December 7, 2013
Season 39 episode
SNL PaulRudd temporary
SNL OneDirection temporary
Episode 753
Season Episode 8
Host Paul Rudd
Musical Guest(s) One Direction
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Story of My Life"
"Through the Dark"
Previous Episode November 23, 2013
Next Episode December 14, 2013

The 753rd episode of Saturday Night Live first aired on December 7, 2013. It was hosted by Paul Rudd and the musical guest was One Direction, who performed "Story of My Life" and "Through the Dark," and appeared in the opening monologue and the "Dan Charles" sketch,


  • Bill Brasky
  • Dan Charles (Pretaped Sketch)
  • Weekend Update
  • The Lawrence Welk Show
  • The Sound of Music Condensed (Cold Open)
  • Politics Nation
  • Divorce Meeting
  • Michalangelo's David
  • White Christmas (Pretaped Sketch) 
  • Santa's Elves 
  • 28 Miles Away





  • One Direction performs "Story of My Life" and "Through the Dark" and appears in the opening monologue and in the pre-taped "Dan Charles" sketch.
  • Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen appear in the cold open reprising their characters from "The Lawrence Welk Show" sketches.
Preceded by:
November 23, 2013
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
December 14, 2013
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