Watch Vanessa Bayer And Bobby Moynihan's Last Sketch As 'Saturday Night Live' Cast Members

Combined, the two have spent 16 years making 'SNL' audiences laugh.

This week's episode of Saturday Night Live in addition to being the fifth time the show was hosted by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and being the finale of the show's highest-rated season in two decades — marked the final appearances of long-term cast members Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer. The two have spent a collective 16 years on the show.

Moynihan, who started on SNL in 2008, will be starring in a comedy series called Me, Myself and I this fall. Bayer, who joined in 2010, announced her departure the day before the show's season finale via a post on Instagram. 


The two starred in almost every sketch of last night's episode, including both revising favorite returning characters on Weekend Update. The most direct reference to Bayer and Moynihan leaving the show came at the end when the two were cast, alongside Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney, as high school graduates tasked with putting on a skit about their senior year. 

"Something isn't right, are we in the Upside-Down?" Mooney asks during the sketch, a nod to the Netflix TV show Stranger Things.

"No, we're graduating, bro," Bayer responds. 

The sketch continues much in the vein that many high school skits do: pop culture-filled references tweaked to their school community that just barely make it. But regardless, Bayer and Moynihan's regular presence on SNL will be missed — much more than their characters will miss the meatloaf served in their high school cafeteria. 

Watch the full sketch below:

Cover image via Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.


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