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Usually the Christmas episode of Saturday Night Live is an exciting, joyous, hilarious star-studded affair. With Kevin Hart hosting the final episode of 2017, it seemed like a safe bet that this episode would deliver the goods, maybe even with some help from his Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle co-stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Karen Gllian. But unfortunately, that was not the case.

Returning for his third time hosting, Kevin Hart brought his signature high energy to the late night sketch comedy series, but he certainly didn’t bring many laughs. Any genuine hilarity was few and far between, and most of the sketches felt half-baked, lazy and fell flat.

Let’s run through the best and worst sketches of the Kevin Hart hosted Saturday Night Live below.

The Best

Holiday Jewelry – Finally, someone sends up Pandora for being the most tacky, lazy jewelry company ever. I’ve never understood the appeal of these charms. They’re all so ugly and dumb. This commercial perfectly captures the feeling that surely every woman feels when they keep getting a new charm for their necklace or bracelet like it’s a decent gift.

Captain Shadow and the Cardinal – Honestly, the only reason that I’m putting this in the best category is because it was merely one of the better sketches of the night. But I’m not really all that enamored with this sketch. While it takes the familiar premise of a couple of black guys being pulled over by a cop for no reason in a different direction by making them superheroes, it doesn’t really do anything creative with the premise. What made me put it up here was Chris Redd as The Cardinal.

Foo Fighters: Christmas Medley – Normally we don’t mess with the musical performances from SNL, but in this case, the Foo Fighters performing “Everlong” followed by a medley of Christmas songs was close to being the best thing to come out of this episode entirely. Since it’s that time of the year, I figured we could all use a charming, musical Christmas moment like this.

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