No matter how one feels about Justin Timberlake, when you watch him host SNL, you can’t help but judge most celebrities who do the same job without having to memorize choreography and songs for nearly every sketch. JT basically makes most of his peers look like lazy, cue-card mumbling in-phoners, and last night was no different, though there were too many repeated sketches, like the Barry Gibb talk show. Justin was such a pro last night that I’m officially forgiving him for stealing Paul Rudd’s thunder when Rudd hosted last fall. Here are the five funniest moments.
5. The Monologue:
4. The part of Weekend Update that had the Manny Ramirez joke and the Gyllenhaal/Saarsgard jokes:
3. The Mom Translator:
2. The Dick In A Box Sequel, Motherlovers, starring Susan Sarandon and Patricia Clarkson:
1. Cornelius Timberlake Comes To America:
Next week: the season finale with Will Ferrell. That one should probably be pretty okay, too.