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Kate McKinnon’s Alien Abductee Returns for ‘Saturday Night Live’ Season Finale Cold Open

Kate McKinnon’s Alien Abductee Returns for ‘Saturday Night Live’ Season Finale Cold Open

In a sign that perhaps the departing “Saturday Night Live” stars are returning to their greatest hits as they head out the door, this week’s cold open featured a wild sendoff for at least two of them. For Kate McKinnon, that meant her fan favorite alien abductee Ms. Rafferty, who once again shared a wildly inappropriate experience with Nsa officers played by Aidy Bryant and Mikey Day.

After showcasing her experience, McKinnon as Ms. Rafferty headed off into space, after one last goodbye. This clearly doubled as a McKinnon goodbye as well. “I kind of felt like an alien on this planet anyway,” the character said. “Well Earth, I love you, thanks for letting me stay awhile. Live from New York, it’s Saturday night!”

The clip opened with Bryant and Day, and sustained applause — clearly directed at Bryant, who is also departing after this episode.

McKinnon has played Ms.

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