SNL's Jennifer Lawrence Episode: 5 Best Scenes

By Sage Stossel

Jennifer Lawrence, fresh off last week's Golden Globes win for her role in Silver Linings Playbook, was an appealing host, despite mostly weak material and a sometimes anxious demeanor. The episode featured the inevitable Hunger Games spoof. Musical guest the Lumineers performed "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love."

Some highlights...

Cold open—Piers Morgan (Taran Killam) talks with an obnoxious Lance Armstrong, a dimwitted Manti Te'o, and Kate McKinnon as a coy Jodie Foster ("I'm obsessed with girls... The show...").

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Bring the in-store Starbucks experience home with you with Verismo, the brewing machine that mixes up your order and gets your name wrong.

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Hunger Games winners Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Taran Killam) field questions at the post-Hunger Games press conference.

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Hobbit fans are in luck when director Peter Jackson decides to split the rest of the Hobbit story into 18 separate movies. (Hobbit 4: Apple Maps... an unexpected detour ... Hobbit 13: Gandalf tries to remember a name....

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Minnesota's hip-hop morning radio show gets off to a rocky start with sleepy deejays Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan, incompetent rapper Jennifer Lawrence, and reluctant news lady Karen "MC Jigglebutt" (Vanessa Bayer).

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Also: Secondhand news guy Anthony Crispino (Bobby Moynihan) drops by Weekend Update to discuss the Aflac duck's Golden Globes win for Fargo, Lance Armstrong's coming out as Dopey the dwarf, and more breaking stories.

NEXT, on January 26: Adam Levine, with musical guest the Kendrick Lamar.

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