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Below are a collection of highlights from the nineteenth episode of Saturday Night Live’s forty-fourth season, hosted by Adam Sandler:

Sketch of the night: Host Adam Sandler sings a tribute to his friend and Saturday Night Live alum Chris Farley.

Runner-up, from Weekend Update: Opera Man (Adam Sandler) returns after 24 years to sing about the week’s top headlines including Game of Thrones, the 2020 presidential election and Donald Trump’s presidency.

Adam Sandler goes to a family reunion where all his relatives and friends (Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Shawn Mendes, Kyle Mooney, Mikey Day, Pete Davidson, Melissa Villaseñor, Aidy Bryant, Kenan Thompson, Alex Moffat, Beck Bennett, Leslie) act very similarly to characters he’s played.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (Kate McKinnon) talks to Colin Jost about her crazy platform for the 2020 presidential election, including student debt forgiveness.

Joe Romano (Adam Sandler) clarifies what his tours of Italy can and cannot do for customers.

Adam Sandler sings a song about getting fired from Saturday Night Live with some help from Chris Rock and Pete Davidson.

The cold open: Host Steve Harvey (Kenan Thompson) welcomes Avengers and Game of Thrones stars, like Thor (Alex Moffat), Thanos (Beck Bennett), Lady Brienne of Tarth (Kate Mckinnon), Tormund Giantsbane (Mickey Day), and Brandon Stark (Kyle Mooney), to play Family Feud.

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