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Saturday Night Live aired the fourth episode of its forty-third season last night. Here are a collection of notable sketches.

Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) checks in on Paul Manafort (Alex Moffat) and sends Melania Trump (Cecily Strong) to Asia in his place.

Lil Wayne (Chris Redd), Tilda Swinton (Kate McKinnon), Chris Hemsworth (Alex Moffat) and Senator Bernie Sanders (Larry David) compete alongside audience members (Kenan Thompson, Leslie Jones, Miley Cyrus, Pete Davidson) on a parody of the The Price Is Right, hosted by Drew Carey (Beck Bennett).

Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news, including the indictment of Paul Manafort.

A little confidence goes a long way for Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant).

Eric (Alex Moffat) and Donald Trump Jr. (Mikey Day) weigh in on Paul Manafort’s indictment.

The full playlist of uploaded sketches can be viewed here.