John Mulaney returned to “Saturday Night Live” to host the final show before the 2020 election with music act The Smiths.
It was the fourth time the former SNL writer had hosted the show — despite having never been a cast member.
The cold open featured a confident Joe Biden, portrayed by Jim Carrey, giving a Halloween address.
It featured Biden reading a scary poem, adapted for Trump era, when Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton entered the sketch.
There were repeated jokes about the ability of Democrats to grasp defeat from the jaws of victory in presidential races.