The cast of “Saturday Night Live” was getting into the Christmas spirit by drinking away their feelings and shading Elon Musk and Kanye West in a festive musical number.
The NBC sketch show began Saturday with Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang gathered around the tree to sing about the pitfalls of the holiday season.
“My drinking, it’s starting to get out of hand. I knew that it may have crossed into a dark place when Burger King said I was banned,” Thompson crooned, with eggnog in hand.
“My mental health hasn’t been great. I wake up at noon and the sun’s somehow setting, then I fall back asleep around 8. But I can live in a delusional state, for Christmas,” Yang bellowed.
The songbirds then turned their lyrical content to current events, including Musk’s Twitter takeover and West’s professed love of Nazi Germany’s leader.
“Elon. Why does he own all the stuff? Why does he have to run Tesla and Twitter, was outer space not enough?,” Strong sang.
“Since when did Hitler come back? Didn’t we basically all agree years ago Hitler should never come back?, crooned Yang, before Thompson ended his refrain with “And why are his new fans black?”
The long tenured SNL cast member also proposed a “no-remember December,” as Strong admitted she mixed Xanax inside her holiday libations.
The comedian predicted that her dependence on alcohol would not improve after the Christmas decorations were put away.
“What happens in January?,” she sang. “We explode. We freak out and threaten our ex. We drink to the point where we contemplate murder and accept Venmo payments for sex.”
Steve Martin returned to host the show for the 16th time alongside ex-cast member Martin Short.
Martin shared a drugged out picture of him with John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Mick Jagger on the set of one of his first hosting gigs.
“Right after this photo was taken, we tested positive for everything,” Martin cracked.
“We are like Harry and Meghan, no one is routing for us but they’ll tune in anyway,” joked Short, his co-star in the Hulu series “Only Murders in the Building.”
Martin and short reprised their roles from hit movie “Father of the Bride” with 52-year-old daughter Heidi Gardner preparing for her eighth marriage.
Kieran Culkin, who played the bride’s brother in the original movie, also stopped by to catch up.
“By the way, no cake for me, I have a colonoscopy tomorrow,” the grown up kid brother cracked.
Things got tense when Short, playing an eccentric wedding planner, suggested Martin pay for his daughter’s vaginal rejuvenation, but Selena Gomez, playing herself, saved the day by agreeing to perform at the nuptials for only $1.8 million.
The episode uncharacteristically left politics out of the cold open, but Weekend Update spoofed the latest headlines, including the results of the Georgia Senate runoff.
“I don’t think this is the last you’ll hear from Herschel Walker. I mean, unless he’s your biological father,” fake news anchor Michael Che joked.
“WNBA star Brittney Griner was freed from prison in exchange for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout,” said co-anchor Colin Jost.
“It’s actually a great trade because Bout was only averaging five points and two rebounds a game.”
Musical guest Brandi Carlile performed her songs “You and Me on the Rock” and “The Story.”
The show returns live next week, hosted by actor Austin Butler featuring the Manhattan indie rock darlings Yeah Yeah Yeahs.