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 October 1, 2016
 Season 42 episode
 Episode 809
 Season Episode 1
 Host Margot Robbie
 Musical Guest(s) The Weeknd
 Song(s) performed by
 Musical Guest(s)
"False Alarm"
Previous Episode
May 21, 2016
Next Episode
October 8, 2016

The 809th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Margot Robbie with musical guest The Weeknd, who performed "Starboy" and "False Alarm" and made an onscreen appearance on Weekend Update, in a bit titled "The Weeknd Update". This is Margot Robbie's hosting debut and The Weeknd's 2nd appearance as the musical guest on the show.

It was the first episode with Mikey Day, Alex Moffat, and Melissa Villaseñor as cast members, and the first episode with Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump.

Margot Robbie’s goodnights speech is Thank you to The Weeknd, (cheers and applause), To Alec Baldwin, And To Larry David, (cheers and applause), Everyone Thank You So Much.




Cameos by Alec Baldwin, Darrell Hammond, and Larry David.


 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

Title Image Summary
Donald Trump VS Hillary Clinton Debate
Donald Trump (cameo by Alec Baldwin) and Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) face off in the first presidential debate, moderated by Lester Holt (Michael Che).
Monologue by Margot Robbie
To keep herself honest, host Margot Robbie fact checks her monologue as she goes along.
Live Report
A reporter's (Kenan Thompson) broadcast from the site of a sinkhole gets off-topic when he interviews a beautiful woman (Margot Robbie) and her unimpressive husband (Mikey Day). Also featured Alex Moffatt. First appearance of Alex Moffat; first credited appearance by Mikey Day.
The Librarian
Five students (Bobby Moynihan, Kenan Thompson, Kyle Mooney, Mikey Day, Alex Moffat) get more than they bargained for when they hit on the librarian (Margot Robbie).
Family Feud: Political Edition
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Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon), Ivanka Trump (Margot Robbie), Gov. Chris Christie (Bobby Moynihan) and Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) take on Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond), Sarah Silverman (Melissa Villaseñor), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Cecily Strong) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Larry David). First appearance of Mellissa Villaseñor.
The Weeknd Performs "Starboy"
Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che
Jost and Che mention first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Undecided voter Cathy Anne (Cecily Strong) explains why she doesn't want to vote for either candidate. Other news, black athletes protesting the national anthem and an Australian man being bit on the penis by a spider. David Ortiz (Kenan Thompson) discusses his last game at Yankee Stadium.
The Hunch Bunch
The Hunch Bunch's (Mikey Day, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney) investigation gets sidetracked when Becca Ashley (Margot Robbie) tags along.
Actress Round Table
Marion Cotillard (Cecily Strong), Keira Knightley (Margot Robbie), Lupita Nyong'o (Sasheer Zamata) and Debette Goldry (Kate McKinnon) share their experiences as women in Hollywood.
The Weeknd Performs "False Alarm"
Mr. Robot
Elliot (Pete Davidson), Darlene (Margot Robbie) and Mr. Robot (Mikey Day) face their toughest challenge yet: figuring out who hacked Leslie Jones.
Goodnights   Only appearance of Vanessa Bayer


Preceded by:
May 21, 2016
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
October 8, 2016