May 18, 2013
Season 38 episode
SNL Ben Affleck temporary
SNL Kanye West temporary
Episode 745
Season Episode 21
Host Ben Affleck
Musical Guest(s) Kanye West
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Black Skinhead" and "New Slaves"
Previous Episode May 11, 2013
Next Episode September 28, 2013 (Season 39)

The 745th episode of Saturday Night Live and the season finale of Season 38 aired on May 18, 2013. It was hosted by Ben Affleck and the musical guest was Kanye West, who performed "Black Skinhead" and "New Slaves."


  • Politics Nation (Cold Opening)
  • HBO First Look (Show)
  • Xanax for Gay Summer Weddings (Commercial)
  • Depression Scene
  • Gay Camp
  • Greg's Funeral
  • Hermès Handbags (Commercial)
  • Cop Family
  • Top of the Pops


  • Politics Nation
  • Opening Monologue
  • HBO First Look
  • Xanax for Gay Summer Weddings
    • Vanessa Bayer as one of the girls
    • Aidy Bryant as one of the brides
    • Bill Hader as one of the guys
    • Taran Killam as William
    • Kate McKinnon as one of the brides
    • Bobby Moynihan as one of the guys
    • Nasim Pedrad as the announcer (voice only)
    • Cecily Strong as one of the girls
    • Jason Sudeikis as Keith
  • Depression Scene
    • Ben Affleck as the guy
    • Bill Hader as Edward Bean
    • Kate McKinnon as the hooker
  • Gay Camp
    • Ben Affleck as Marvin
    • Vanessa Bayer as Diedre
    • Aidy Bryant as one of the kids
    • Taran Killam as Mike
    • Bobby Moynihan as one of the kids
    • Jay Pharoah as Rico
    • Kenan Thompson as one of the kids
  • Weekend Update
  • Greg's Funeral
    • Ben Affleck as Greg Pulino
    • Taran Killam as the son
    • Kate McKinnon as Becky
    • Nasim Pedrad as the mother
    • Jay Pharoah as the mourner
    • Tim Robinson as Jim
    • Cecily Strong as Helen
    • Jason Sudeikis as the eulogist
  • Hermès Handbags
    • Ben Affleck as Girth Brooks
    • Vanessa Bayer as Brookie
    • Cecily Strong as the model
  • Cop Family
    • Ben Affleck as Chuck
    • Fred Armisen as one of the Shaunas
    • Bill Hader as Kirk
    • Taran Killam as the brother
    • Kate McKinnon as the mother
    • Bobby Moynihan as the grandpa
    • Nasim Pedrad as one of the Shaunas
    • Tim Robinson as Jake
    • Jason Sudeikis as Mikey
  • Top of the Pops
    • Aimee Mann
    • Carrie Brownstein
    • J. Mascis
    • Kim Gordon
    • Michael Penn
    • Steve Jones
    • Fred Armisen as Ian Rubbish
    • Bill Hader as Derek Gash
    • Taran Killam as Keith Gramshaw
    • Jason Sudeikis as the drummer


Preceded by:
May 11, 2013
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
September 28, 2013 (Season 39)

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