[Betty White was terrific, and returning SNL greats Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, Ana Gasteyer, and Tina Fey didn't disappoint either.]
The monologue—Betty White entered gingerly, but proceeded to deliver some hilarious stand-up:
Cold Open: Lawrence Welk salutes Mother's Day with the Singing Sisters, featuring Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer, and—as always—Kristin Wiig as the freakish sister:
Reprising their roles as hosts of NPR's soporific "The Delicious Dish," Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon welcome baker Florence Dusty (Betty White) to discuss the state of her "muffin":
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey join Seth Myers for "Really? with Seth, Amy & Tina," addressing the Times Square bomber, the plunging markets, and the Greek bailout crisis. ("Really, Greece—where did you expect the money to come from? Royalty checks for inventing civilization?..."):
Badass convict Loretta Macintosh (Betty White) and her grandson Lorenzo (Kenan Thompson) drop by the police station to scare some sense into teens Bill Hader, Andy Samberg, and Bobby Moynihan:
Also: Census worker Tina Fey conducts a perplexing interview with apartment resident Blarfengaard Blarfengaard (Betty White), and White performs a heavy metal rendition of "Thank You for Being a Friend."
NEXT WEEK: Alec Baldwin, with musical guest Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.