February 11, 2017
 Season 42 episode
Episode 822
Season Episode 14
Host Alec Baldwin
Musical Guest(s) Ed Sheeran
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Shape Of You"
"Castle On A Hill"
Previous Episode
February 4, 2017
Next Episode
March 4, 2017

The 822nd episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Alec Baldwin with musical guest Ed Sheeran. This was Baldwin's 17th time hosting, making him the most appeared guest on the show.

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Cameos by Melissa McCarthy and Tracy Morgan.

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 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

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Sean Spicer Press Conference Sean-spicer-press-conference-2-11-17.jpg Sean Spicer (cameo by Melissa McCarthy) and Jeff Sessions (Kate McKinnon) take questions from the press (Bobby Moynihan, Mikey Day, Vanessa Bayer, Sasheer Zamata, Cecily Strong, Kyle Mooney).
Monologue by Alec Baldwin Alec-baldwins-17th-time-monologue-2-11-17.jpg Host Alec Baldwin reminiscences about his previous hosting appearances, while Pete Davidson points out how Alec has aged.
Russell Stover Russell-stover-2-11-17.jpg An advertisement for Russell Stover's Black History Heart Shaped Box. With Alec Baldwin and Leslie Jones.
Pitch Meeting Pitch-meeting-2-11-17.jpg Ad execs (Alec Baldwin, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney, and Melissa Villaseñor) pitch commercial ideas for Cheetos to the company executives (Cecily Strong and Alex Moffat).
Jake Tapper Jake-tapper-2-11-17.jpg Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon) tries to win back Jake Tapper's (Beck Bennett) trust.
Drill Sergeant Drill-sergeant-2-11-17.jpg A drill sergeant (Alec Baldwin) goes easier on his son (Mikey Day) than the other soldiers (Alex Moffat and Kyle Mooney). Also stars Aidy Bryant.
Ed Sheeran Performs "Shape Of You" Ed-sheeran-performs-shape-of-you-2-11-17.jpg Musical Guest Ed Sheeran performs "Shape Of You".
Weekend Update With Colin Jost And Micahel Che Weekend-update-2-11-17.jpg Topics include the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the suspension of President Trump's travel ban and a Brooklyn coffee shop selling a $15 cup of coffee. Senator Elizabeth Warren (Kate McKinnon) questions Colin Jost about his salary and the swag bags he's received, a Guy Who Just Bought a Boat (Alex Moffat) shares his tips for having a great Valentine's Day, and Greg and Shelly Duncan (Mikey Day and Leslie Jones) discuss their experience trying S&M.
Trump People's Court Trump-peoples-court-2-11-17.jpg It's President Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) versus the Ninth Circuit Court judges (Kyle Mooney, Vanessa Bayer, and Pete Davidson) on People's Court. Also stars Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day, and Alex Moffat.
Beyonce's Babies Beyonces-babies-2-11-17.jpg Beyoncé (Sasheer Zamata) gets to know her twins (Kenan Thompson and cameo by Tracy Morgan) during a doctor's (Alec Baldwin) visit.
Ed Sheeran Performs "Castle On A Hill" Ed-sheeran-performs-castle-on-a-hill-2-11-17.jpg Musical Guest Ed Sheeran performs "Castle On A Hill".
Gym Class Gym-class-2-11-17.jpg With his coach's (Alec Baldwin) encouragement, Doug (Mikey Day) breaks the school record for sit-ups, cropdusting the class in the process. With Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney, and Alex Moffat.
Leslie Wants To Play Trump Leslie-wants-to-play-trump-2-11-17.jpg Leslie Jones is ready to play President Donald Trump. Also stars Bobby Moynihan, Kyle Mooney (as her love interest, a throwback to "Love and Leslie" from the November 12, 2016 episode), Melissa Villaseñor, Sasheer Zamata, Vanessa Bayer, and an onscreen appearance by Lorne Michaels.
Goodnights Alec Baldwin thanks musical guest Ed Sheeran, Melissa McCarthy and former SNL cast member Tracy Morgan.

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February 4, 2017
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