SNL's Charlie Day Episode: 5 Best Scenes

[Niche favorite, raspy-voiced It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Charlie Day finally emerged as a household name this week on SNL. In the monologue, joined by It's Always Sunny... co-star Danny Devito, he sang, played piano and harmonica, and reminisced about his crazy '70s toddlerhood in New York City. Musical guest Maroon 5 performed "Moves Like Jagger" and "Stereo Hearts" (together with Gym Class Heroes' Travie McCoy.)]

Some highlights...

In an all-new Kardashian Event, Kim Kardashian (Nasim Pedrad) & family cope with the pain of divorce. (Abby Elliott and Vanessa Bayer as Kloe and Kourtney, Kristin Wiig and Taran Killam as the Jenners, and Andy Samberg as a moronic Kris Humphries):





Zeus (Jason Sudeikis) convenes an emergency summit on Mt. Olympus to address the Greek economic crisis. (Includes Adam Levine as Yanni the Greek god of music, and Fred Armisen as Klaus the German god of prudence and austerity):





The Kings of Catchphrase Comedy returns. (Seth Meyers is back as "Boston Powers," Charlie Day spoofs Dane Cook, and Adam Levine is attacked by a Hawk.) :





Live from Cee Lo Green's basement: Cee Lo Green—together with dinosaur-suit clad "Mr. Freakasaurus" (Charlie Day), creepy Colonel Sanders lookalike "Colonel Nasty" (Bill Hader), and "a pile of ladies"—helps Abby Elliott and Andy Samberg release their inner freakiness:





Policeman Jason Sudeikis and TV ignoramus Charlie Day investigate a murder at what looks suspiciously like Jerry Seinfeld's apartment:





Also: Rick Perry (Bill Hader) drops by Weekend Update with a Hawaiian hula doll to explain his strange behavior in New Hampshire.

NEXT WEEK: Emma Stone, with musical guest Coldplay.

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