Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson are among those departing from “Saturday Night Live. Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney will also leave the cast after the episode hosted by Natasha Lyonne.
Ktes comic chops with characters like alien abductee Miss Rafferty frequently drove castmates and guest hosts to lose it live on air. McKinnon opened the show with an out-of-this-world skit, and said her final goodbyes on “Earth.”
Her special tribute actually kicks off the big finale. Ktae reprise her close encouter character one last time, Mrs Rafferty for the show’s cold open. Kate McKinnon, since 2015 character has been known for her hillarious alien abduction survival stories, which made a big sense as she says goodbye to ‘SNL’ in a mrs. Rafferty way you ever seen.
Which gave her an ‘out of this world’ send off in the “Cold Open.” “Earth, I love ya, thanks for letting me stay awhile. Live from New York, it’s Saturday night,” she said to open the show.
Ktae also. at the end of the sketch gave an emotinal sa her character agreed to live amongst aliens permanently.
Bryant, 35, joined the cast at the same time as McKinnon and has been a constant in sketches ever since, getting four Emmy nominations of her own.
Mooney, 37, appeared in nine seasons starting in 2013.
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