October 11, 2014
Season 40 episode
Episode 770
Season Episode 3
Host Bill Hader
Musical Guest(s) Hozier
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Take Me to Church"
"Angel of Small Death & the Codeine Scene"
Previous Episode October 4, 2014
Next Episode October 25, 2014

The 770th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by former cast member Bill Hader with musical guest Hozier.




Cameos by Kristen Wiig, Harvey Fierstein, and Leslie Jones


 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

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North Korea   With Bobby Moynihan, Cecily Strong, Taran Killam, Beck Bennett, and Kyle Mooney.
Monologue by Bill Hader   With cameos by former cast member Kristin Wiig and actor Harvey Fierstein.
Herb Welch   Bill Hader reprises his character news reporter Herb Welch. The news anchor (Taran Killam) refers to his predecessor as being in poor health, a reference to previous Herb Welch sketches utilizing Jason Sudeikis as anchor. Also features Pete Davidson and Cecily Strong.
The Group Hopper   Pre-taped bit featuring Pete Davidson, Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Sasheer Zamata, and Bill Hader, with a cameo by Leslie Jones. Pokes fun at young adult franchise films such as Mazerunner, Divergent and the Hunger Games.
Hollywood Game Night   Jane Lynch (Kate McKinnon) wrangles with contestants Vanessa Bayer and Aidy Bryant, and celebrity guests Sofia Vergara (Cecily Strong), Christoph Waltz (Taran Killam), Morgan Freeman (Jay Pharoah), Nick Offerman (Beck Bennett), Al Pacino (Bill Hader), and Kathie Lee Gifford (cameo by Kristen Wiig).
Help Fund: 39 Cents   Parody of commercials for the Christian Children's Fund, with Bill Hader, Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah, and Sasheer Zamata. Cameo by Leslie Jones.
Love is a Dream Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig introduce "Love is a Dream", a pretaped sketch from the December 17, 1988 episode, as a tribute to recently-deceased SNL alum Jan Hooks. The sketch also features Phil Hartman.
Hozier performs 'Take Me To Church'
Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che.   Features Pete Davidson and Bill Hader as Stefon.
Puppets   With Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Cecily Strong, and Bill Hader.
Inside Socal   Public access parody with Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney, Pete Davidson, and Bobby Moynihan.
Hozier performs "Angel of Small Death & the Codeine Scene"
Cat in the Hat   Things get real between the Cat in the Hat and his former lover, with Bill Hader, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, and Taran Killam.
Preceded by:
October 4, 2014
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
October 25, 2014
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