Stefon Returns to SNL

Bill Hader returns to old stomping grounds as guest host
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2014 10:22 AM CDT

Saturday Night Live's hottest new castmember was really an old beloved one last night, as alum Bill Hader returned to the show—and more importantly brought Stefon with him. Appearing on Weekend Update, where he referred to Colin Jost and Michael Che as "Mitt and Barack," Stefon was in fine form, dropping references to human defibrillators, Prozac Doobie Brothers, and not quite managing to keep a straight face in mentioning Dan Cortese. And as Rolling Stone points out, "Friends don't let friends end their weekends without pointing them to an unexpected SNL guest spot from Kristen Wiig." She cropped up in a couple of places, including Hader's monologue and her "shiny moment" in Hollywood Game Night. Meanwhile, TMZ notes that the show paid tribute to alum Jan Hooks. (More entertainment stories.)

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