'Saturday Night Live' afterthoughts: Justin Timberlake gets a hand from Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper


"Saturday Night Live" ended its 36th season a high-note with the May 21 finale. Buoyed by a solid digital short, Justin Timberlake continued his streak of hosting successes, with help from well-used musical guest Lady Gaga and even Bradley Cooper. There were a few misses -- we really don't need to keep revisiting the idea of "Omeletteville" -- and the much of the regular cast took a backseat to the newcomers, but all in all, it topped recent episodes from Tina Fey and Ed Holmes. (For those interested in ratings, "SNL" also gave its strongest numbers in 7 season finales, delivering a preliminary 4.5 the adults 18-49 demographic.)Bill Hader's "Stefon" stopped by all too briefly at the end of Weekend Update, which also included a cameo for Bradley Cooper in the painfully funny recurring "Get in the Cage." Andy Samberg's Nicholas Cage is welcome to come back next season.Our favorite had to be celebrity edition...



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