October 3, 2015
Season 41 episode
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Episode 788
Season Episode 1
Host Miley Cyrus
Musical Guest(s) Herself (with The Flaming Lips)
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Karen Don't Be Sad"
"The Twinkle Song"
Previous Episode May 16, 2015
Next Episode October 10, 2015

The 788th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Miley Cyrus and also performed as the musical guest. It was the first episode with Jon Rudnitsky as a cast member. Hillary Clinton made a cameo.

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 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

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Donald and Melania Trump   Donald Trump (Taran Killam) and his wife, Melania (Cecily Strong), clear up some of the misconceptions about him, like that he hates women and immigrants.
Miley Cyrus Monologue   Host Miley Cyrus bids goodbye to the people who made summer 2015 memorable, including Rachel Dolezal, Kim Davis and the dentist who killed Cecil the lion.
Abilify For Canidates   For Rick Santorum (Taran Killam), Mike Huckabee (Bobby Moynihan) and the nine more people who think they can be president, there's Abilify.
50's Dance   Three couples (Kyle Mooney, Kate McKinnon, Taran Killam, Cecily Strong, Jon Rudnitsky, Miley Cyrus) declare their love for each other through song at a high school dance.
Hillary Clinton Bar Talk   Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) confides her concerns about the 2016 presidential race to her bartender, Val (Hillary Clinton).
Miley Cyrus Performs   Miley Cyrus performs "Karen Don't Be Sad".
Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che   Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, including Jeb Bush’s criticism of Donald Trump and Burger King’s Halloween bun. Pope Francis stops by the Update desk. Other News, Polish American Heritage Month and an arrest in a Walmart parking lot. Resident young person Pete Davidson talks politics and Leslie Jones discusses texting etiquette.
The Millennials   Beautiful twenty-somethings (Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson, Miley Cyrus, Jon Rudnitsky) search for the love and success they're entitled to on The Millennials.
Katz' Deli   When a group of friends (Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, Miley Cyrus, Cecily Strong) takes turns enacting the fake orgasm scene from When Harry Met Sally, one takes it too far.
The Squad   At first it was just the models and athletes, but eventually, everyone joined Taylor Swift's squad.
Miley Cyrus Performs   Miley Cyrus Performs "The Twinkle Song".
American Voices   American Voices looks back at "Too Late with Ruby Nichols," a short-lived late-night program hosted by an African-American woman (Leslie Jones).
Miley's Wedding Tape   Kyle Mooney doesn't want to marry Miley Cyrus and Bobby Moynihan and Beck Bennett can't figure out why.
Preceded by:
May 16, 2015
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
October 10, 2015
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