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Date TimeDecember 16, 2017
VoiceFrom "Complicit" perfume to a bumbling Eric Trump character, the First Family and Co. continued to make its mark on the NBC late-night staple this year.

SNL in the White House: 10 Most Memorable Trump Sketches of 2017

Saturday Night Live has had a hectic year, tackling a growing list of Hollywood harassment stories as well as neverending Trump coverage and weekly news.
But President Trump and Co. remained a hot topic on the NBC show, with Alec Baldwin reprising his role as POTUS, with his family members and White House team finding their own spotlight along the way. Scarlett Johansson's "Complicit" perfume ad for Ivanka Trump inspired Dictionary.com's word of the year, Alex Moffat's Eric Trump became a recurring child-like guest on "Weekend Update" and Kate McKinnon's Jeff Sessions appeared (often from underneath Trump's desk) as a sneaky-Southern member of the administration.
Even some White House figures that have long been ousted from their posts were vital to the show this year, including Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer and Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne Conway, who continued to grace the show's sketches long after their departures.
See some of the most memorable sketches featuring Trump and Co. from 2017 below.
Ivanka Trump's "Complicit" Perfume Ad

SNL in the White House: 10 Most Memorable Trump Sketches of 2017

Host Scarlett Johansson's faux ad for Ivanka Trump's perfume "Complicit" made such a mark on viewers that it inspired Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2017.
In the SNL bit, Johansson walked through a lavish black-tie affair as a voiceover introduced her: "She's beautiful, she's powerful, she's complicit."
The White House employee and first daughter looked in a mirror, with Alec Baldwin's Trump looking back at her.
"A feminist, an advocate, a champion for women, but, like, how?" the voiceover asked, concluding with the tagline: "The fragrance for the woman who could stop all this, but won't."



Season 42 Finale: Trump Team Sings "Hallelujah"

SNL in the White House: 10 Most Memorable Trump Sketches of 2017

Saturday Night Live brought together the castmembers that make up President Donald Trump's cabinet for the season 42 finale cold open this spring.
Alec Baldwin's Trump, seated at a piano, kicked things off by singing the opening lines to Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." Scarlett Johansson's Ivanka Trump, Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne Conway, Beck Bennett's Mike Pence, Cecily Strong's Melania Trump, Aidy Bryant's Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Alex Moffatt's Eric Trump, Mikey Day's Donald Trump Jr. and Grim Reaper/Steve Bannon joined in and sang along around the piano.
"I'm not giving up because I didn't do anything wrong, but I can't speak for these people," Baldwin's Trump said at the close of the song.




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