October 25, 2008
 Season 34 episode
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Episode 642
Season Episode 6
Host Jon Hamm
Musical Guest(s) Coldplay
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Viva La Vida"
"Lovers in Japan"
Previous Episode
October 18, 2008
Next Episode
November 1, 2008

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.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Repertory players[edit | edit source]

Featured Performers[edit | edit source]

Sketches[edit | edit source]

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

Coldplay performs "Lost"

Pat Finger

Coldplay performs "Yellow"


Preceded by:
October 18, 2008
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
November 1, 2008
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