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Matt Damon played Brett Kavanaugh on the 44th season opener of Saturday Night Live. Saturday Night Live via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Melissa Villaseñor's talent for impersonation has helped to earn her appearances on Saturday Night Live, like this sketch from April 2018. She joins the show as a full cast member this fall. Alison Hale/NBC hide caption

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A Top Impressionist, Melissa Villaseñor Is Finding Her Own Voice On 'SNL'

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Mikey Day as Donald Trump Jr., Alec Baldwin as President Trump, Robert De Niro as Robert Mueller, Alex Moffat as Eric Trump, Heidi Gardner plays a waitress, Kate McKinnon as Rudy Giuliani, and Ben Stiller as Michael Cohen, during the Cold Open on SNL Saturday night. Will Heath/NBC/NBCU via Getty Images hide caption

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Aidy Bryant moderates a film panel sketch featuring Leslie Jones as Viola Davis, Cecily Strong as Marion Cotillard, and Kate McKinnon as Debette Goldry, that rips into Weinstein's alleged history of sexual abuse. NBC/Will Heath/NBC hide caption

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Kate McKinnon as Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Alec Baldwin as President Trump in the opening sketch of the 43rd season premiere of Saturday Night Live. Will Heath/NBC hide caption

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson hosted the season finale for Saturday Night Live. Johnson, who has been publicly toying with the idea of running for president, recruited Tom Hanks to be his vice president. YouTube hide caption

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Melissa McCarthy as "Spicey" hides in the bushes from reporters during a White House briefing, led by Aidy Bryant's impersonation of Spicer's real-life stand-in last week, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Saturday Night Live via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Energy Secretary-designate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, is sworn-in on Capitol Hill earlier today, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Jarobi White (left) and Q-Tip (right) of musical guest A Tribe Called Quest pose with host Dave Chappelle (center) on Saturday. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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As "Bernie Sanderswitzky," Bernie Sanders alluded to a central campaign message in one skit. "I'm so sick of the 1 percent getting this preferential treatment," he says, in an argument with Larry David's character over who gets lifeboats first in a Titanic-esque situation. SNL/nbc.com hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Las Vegas. A Hispanic coalition is condemning NBC's Saturday Night Live for inviting Trump to host the show. John Locher/AP hide caption

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