'SNL' Review: Jim Carrey As Joe Biden And More : Pop Culture Happy Hour When the country went on lockdown earlier this year, Saturday Night Live was forced to end their 45th season earlier than expected. After producing three shows remotely, SNL returned to Studio 8H in October with COVID-related precautions. So far, SNL has brought on a deep bench of A-list hosts like Issa Rae and Dave Chappelle, and they've had plenty of election commentary with a fair share of social distancing jokes.
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The Meaning Of 'SNL' in 2020

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The Meaning Of 'SNL' in 2020

The Meaning Of 'SNL' in 2020

The Meaning Of 'SNL' in 2020

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Jim Carrey as Joe Biden and Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Jim Carrey as Joe Biden and Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live.

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When the country went on lockdown earlier this year, Saturday Night Live was forced to end their 45th season earlier than expected. After producing three shows remotely, SNL returned to Studio 8H in October with COVID-related precautions. So far, SNL has brought on a deep bench of A-list hosts like Issa Rae and Dave Chappelle, and they've had plenty of election commentary with a fair share of social distancing jokes.

The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.