Saturday Night Live returned for its 45th season last weekend with Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish as the host and musical guest. Viewers were happy to see Alec Baldwin return as Trump and were curious about Pete Davidson’s absence, but the best part of the episode was easily Aidy Bryant breaking character with giggle fits in two different sketches.
The first occurred in a hilarious sketch skewering political talk shows. During the sketch, Bryant required a number of costume changes, and her costumer (revealed to be a woman named Audrey on Bryant’s Instagram) accidentally went out and attempted to change Bryant’s jacket live on stage. Bryant and scene partners Harrelson, Kenan Thompson, and Cecily Strong all lost it, barely making it through the rest of the sketch.
The giggles struck Bryant a second time during the episode, during an apple picking ad where she and Kate McKinnon played eccentric sisters. Both actresses broke character about halfway through the sketch — McKinnon’s bizarre delivery has taken down many people on the SNL stage — proving that you just don’t know what’s going to happen on live TV.