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Watch highlights from the third episode of Saturday Night Live’s forty-fifth season, hosted by David Harbour of Stranger Things fame:

The cold open: At CNN’s Equality Town Hall 2020 candidates Cory Booker (Chris Redd), Pete Buttigieg (Colin Jost), Elizabeth Warren (Kate McKinnon), Julian Castro (Lin-Manuel Miranda), Joe Biden (Woody Harrelson) discuss LGBTQ issues.

Cut for time, but not to be missed (should have been on the show): A commercial advertises the legal services of Giuliani & Associates.

 

Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news, like Rudy Giuliani’s associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman getting arrested.

Stranger Things monologue: David Harbour (“Chief Hopper’) gives a backstage tour of SNL and winds up in the Upside Down.

SNL continues to excel with fake commercials: A new product helps fathers and sons finally open up to each other.

If you’ve suffered a dog park infraction and don’t know where to turn, look no further than Judge Connie’s (Cecily Strong) Dog Court.

Watch the trailer for the next gritty antihero origin story.

Bailey’s back! Teen movie critic Bailey Gismert (Heidi Gardner) stops by Weekend Update to talk about 2019’s fall movies.

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