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

Dawn Lazarus (Vanessa Bayer) previews what to expect with the next winter storm.

Eric (Alex Moffat) and Donald Trump Jr. (Mikey Day) address the “fake news” being spread by the “dishonest media.”

NBC presents This Is U.S., the real-life drama happening in our government every day, starring Ben Carson (Sterling K. Brown), Sarah Hucakbee Sanders (Aidy Bryant), Stormy Daniels (Cecily Strong), Jared Kushner (Pete Davidson) and Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon).

Frances McDormand (Kate McKinnon), Guillermo Del Toro (Beck Bennett), Allison Janney (Heidi Gardner) and Jordan Peele (Chris Redd) take on Common (Sterling K. Brown), Sally Hawkins (Melissa Villaseñor), Willem Dafoe (Alex Moffat) and Timothée Chalamet (Pete Davidson).

Campers (Sterling K. Brown, Heidi Gardner, Melissa Villaseñor, Mikey Day, Pete Davidson) try to befriend a Sasquatch when it invades their campsite.

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