Ready for your relatives to bring up race and police brutality? The election? The visibility of transgender people?
“Saturday Night Live” gets you. This weekend, Matthew McConaughey hosted the pre-Thanksgiving episode with musical guest Adele, whose highly anticipated album “25” was released Friday.
Without even appearing in the skit, Adele became the antidote to your Thanksgiving brawl. Watch a little girl with a boom box show McConaughey, Beck Bennett, Jay Pharoah, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon and Vanessa Bayer how the sad-songs queen unites us all:
If anyone’s grandfather comes to dinner in eyelashes and a fur coat, please send us photos. Realistically, your holiday is probably going to look more like last year’s epic Thanksgiving skit:
Other highlights from this episode: “Weekend Update” on the Syrian refugee debate. Fake “Fox and Friends” on the Syrian refugee debate. And something a little less upsetting: surprise appearances from Emma Stone and Jon Hamm alongside J.J. Abrams, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in a skit on the film’s auditions.
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