Saturday Night Live - Season 45, Episode 6 - Rotten Tomatoes

Harry Styles

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Critic Consensus: Harry Styles overcomes his nerves to put on a decent show, but it's not enough to overcome a series of poorly written sketches.

Episode Info

While Kristen Stewart hosts, Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Phil Harvey perform the songs Orphans and Everyday Life.

Cast

Critic reviews for Harry Styles

The sketches themselves were interesting and weird enough to work (and they did), but to also borrow from the cold open and the impeachment hearings criticism: The episode was still lacking in pizzazz.

November 17, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

It's not a good monologue - save for the cocaine joke and the apparent shade at Zayn Malik - but I wanted it to be, and credit for that goes to Styles, who was likable enough in his monologue that I didn't want to dislike how bad it was!

November 18, 2019 | Full Review…

The former One Direction frontman seemed a bit nervous during his monologue and his first live sketch, but shook off those initial jitters by the time he was asked to play one-half of an Icelandic couple in a lamaze class.

November 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Is it possible for Saturday Night Live to be fun without being all that funny? This episode says yes

November 18, 2019 | Full Review…

It's always nice when you have a capable performer who is willing to go against the grain of their public persona and can really come out of their shell for a good laugh, and that really helped make this episode one of the better ones this season.

November 17, 2019 | Full Review…

A rare case of an episode of SNL picking up steam as it went along, the end result was much better than the awful cold open seemed to promise.

November 18, 2019 | Full Review…

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