Saturday Night Live aired its 642nd episode on October 25, 2008. The host was Jon Hamm, and the musical guest was Coldplay. Cameos did include Maya Rudolph, John Slattery, and Elizabeth Moss. This episode was also different because Coldplay did three songs instead of the traditional two.

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Repertory players Edit

Featured Performers Edit

Sketches Edit

Road to the White House (Opening Sketch)


Jon Hamm's Monologue

Trick or Treat

An SNL Digital Short

Mad Men/Two A-Holes at an Ad Agency in the 1960s

The Barack Obama Variety Half Hour

Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women

Coldplay performs "Viva la Vida"

Weekend Update with Seth Meyers & Amy Poehler

Variety Vault

Jon Hamm's John Ham

Colplay performs "Lost"

Pat Finger

Colplay performs "Yellow"


Preceded by Josh Brolin/ Adele October 18, 2008

Succeded by Ben Afflek/ David Cook November 1, 2008

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