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 March 10, 2012
 Season 37 episode
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 Episode 719
 Season Episode 17
 Host Jonah Hill
 Musical Guest(s) The Shins
 Song(s) performed by
 Musical Guest(s)
"Simple Song"
"It's Only Life"
Previous Episode
March 3, 2012
Next Episode
April 7, 2012

The 719th episode of Saturday Night Live aired on March 10, 2012. It was hosted by Jonah Hill and the musical guest was The Shins, who performed "Simple Song" and "It's Only Life."

Sketches[]

Cast[]

  • The Rush Limbaugh Show
  • Opening Monologue
  • Six Year Old
  • SNL Digital Short - Science Finders
    • Jonah Hill as Dean
    • John McEnroe
    • Fred Armisen as Dr. Erkhart
    • Taran Killam as the ghost
    • Bobby Moynihan as Glenn
    • Andy Samberg as Darius Rucker, Jr.
    • Kenan Thompson as Rick
  • J-Pop America Fun Time Now!
    • Jonah Hill as Martin Blackfield
    • Fred Armisen as Jonathan's girlfriend
    • Vanessa Bayer as Rebecca Stern-Marcowitz "san"
    • Taran Killam as Jonathan Cavanaugh "san"
    • Andy Samberg as the announcer (voice only)
    • Jason Sudeikis as Mark Kaufman
  • Weekend Update
  • Primate Research Center
    • Jonah Hill as the professor
    • Fred Armisen as Brutus
    • Vanessa Bayer as one of the reporters
    • Abby Elliott as one of the reporters
    • Bill Hader as one of the reporters
    • Taran Killam as one of the reporters
    • Bobby Moynihan as the scientist
  • Liza Minnelli Tries To Turn Off A Lamp
  • Anniversary Song
    • Jonah Hill as Harold
    • Fred Armisen as one of the musicians
    • Vanessa Bayer as one of the girls
    • Abby Elliott as one of the girls
    • Wally Feresten
    • Bill Hader as one of the musicians
    • Taran Killam as one of the musicians
    • Bobby Moynihan as one of the musicians
    • Nasim Pedrad as one of the girls
    • Jay Pharoah as one of the musicians
    • Andy Samberg as the clapping guy
    • Jason Sudeikis as one of the musicians
    • Kenan Thompson as one of the musicians
    • Kristen Wiig as Lauren

Notes/Trivia[]

  • Tom Hanks appeared in the opening monologue.
  • John McEnroe appeared in the SNL Digital Short.
  • During the Weekend Update segment, the scene where Stefon (played by Bill Hader) kissing anchor Seth Meyers was cut off in the Philippines due to its homosexual reference.
  • A stage crew can be seen fixing the electrical wire of one of the lamps during the "Liza Minnelli Tries To Turn Off A Lamp" sketch.
Preceded by:
March 3, 2012
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
April 7, 2012