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Highlights from the eleventh episode of Saturday Night Live’s forty-third season:

Contestants (Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson) compete on What Even Matters Anymore, hosted by Veronica Elders (Jessica Chastain).

The cold open: Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant) and Dr. Ronny Jackson (Beck Bennett) address concerns about President Donald Trump’s health.

Robert Mueller (Kate McKinnon) teases what he’s discovered while investigating President Donald Trump.

Casey Affleck (Alex Moffat), Paula Deen (Aidy Bryant), Cory Booker (Chris Redd), Pitbull (Mikey Day) and more meet with Jeff Bezos (Kyle Mooney) to convince him to open Amazon’s new headquarters in their city.

Summer Childs (Jessica Chastain) and Professor Chapman (Alex Moffat) discuss bullying with members of the audience (Mikey Day, Pete Davidson, Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Kenan Thompson, Kyle Mooney, Melissa Villaseñor, Luke Null).

Browse all of the sketches uploaded from this week’s episode.