| February 18, 2012|
Season 37 episode
|Musical Guest(s)||Sleigh Bells|
|Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s)||"Comeback Kid" and "End of the Line"|
|Previous Episode||February 11, 2012|
|Next Episode||March 3, 2012|
The 717th episode of Saturday Night Live aired on February 18, 2012. It was hosted by former SNL cast member Maya Rudolph and the musical guest was Sleigh Bells, who performed "Comeback Kid" and "End of the Line."
- New York Sports Now (Cold Opening)
- Bronx Beat (Show)
- Maya Angelou's: I Know Why the Caged Bird Laughs! (Commercial)
- Baby Blue Ivy
- What Up With That? (Show)
- Super Showcase (Gameshow)
- The Obama Show (Show)
- How's He Doing? (Show)
- New York Sports Now
- Opening Monologue
- Bronx Beat
- Maya Angelou's: I Know Why the Caged Bird Laughs!
- Baby Blue Ivy
- Weekend Update
- Seth Meyers
- Amy Poehler
- What Up With That?
- Maya Rudolph as Sabrina Spotlight
- Bill O'Reilly
- Kate Upton
- Fred Armisen as Giuseppe
- Vanessa Bayer as Pippa
- Abby Elliott as the dancer
- Bill Hader as Lindsey Buckingham
- Taran Killam as the announcer
- Bobby Moynihan as one of the strippers
- Nasim Pedrad as Poppy
- Jay Pharoah as Geoffrey Canada
- Andy Samberg as one of the strippers
- Jason Sudeikis as Vance
- Kenan Thompson as Diondre Cole
- Super Showcase
- Maya Rudolph as Shonda
- Vanessa Bayer as Deborah
- Bill Hader as Carl
- Kristen Wiig as Vonda
- The Obama Show
- How's He Doing?
- Maya Rudolph as Althea Davis
- Jay Pharoah as Ronny Williams
- Kenan Thompson as the host
- One of Rudolph's bumper shoots pays homage to her late mother and soul and R&B singer Minnie Riperton from her album Perfect Angel.
- Paul Simon appeared in the opening monologue.
- Amy Poehler returned to reprise her role as Betty Caruso in the "Bronx Beat" sketch and appeared on the Weekend Update segment for another installment of "Really?!?!" and to resume her co-anchor duties, and reprised her role as Hillary Rodham Clinton in the "The Obama Show" sketch.
- Justin Timberlake also appeared in the "Bronx Beat" sketch and impersonated Justin Vernon in the "Baby Blue Ivy" sketch. Timberlake was also holding an "I ♥ Bon Iver" cardboard sign during the goodnights.
- Political commentator Bill O'Reilly and model Kate Upton appeared on the "What Up With That?" sketch.
February 11, 2012
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March 3, 2012