October 13, 2012
Season 38 episode
SNL Christina Applegate
SNL Passion Pit
Episode 728
Season Episode 4
Host Christina Applegate
Musical Guest(s) Passion Pit
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Take a Walk"
"Carried Away"
Previous Episode October 6, 2012
Next Episode October 20, 2012

The 728th episode of Saturday Night Live aired on October 13, 2012. It was hosted by Christina Applegate and the musical guest was Passion Pit, who performed "Take a Walk" and "Carried Away."


  • Vice Presidential Debate (Cold Opening)
  • Gillette (Commercial)
  • The Californians (Show)
  • Tech Talk (Show)
  • Give Us All Our Daughters Back! (Commercial)
  • The Sirens
  • Halloween Ball
  • Dance Studio



  • Usain Bolt appeared in the "Vice Presidential Debate" cold opening sketch and in "The Californians" sketch as one of the guys.
  • This marks the first time Kate McKinnon starts the show by uttering the famous line, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!."
  • Aidy Bryant was absent in the sketches. Her only appearance in this episode was during the goodnights.
Preceded by:
October 6, 2012
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
October 20, 2012
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