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The new season of Saturday Night Live is almost here! On Monday, NBC announced that SNL's 39th season will kick off on Sept. 28, with guest host Tina Fey and musical guest Arcade Fire. Can't go wrong there!
The bigger news for many SNL watchers is that the second episode, on Oct. 5, will feature Miley Cyrus as host and musical guest. That double duty is a rare honor, performed most recently by Justin Timberlake.
The third announced host is Bruce Willis, who will appear on Oct. 12 with musical guest Katy Perry. After that, it's anybody's guess, though an as-yet-unconfirmed TVLine report claims that Lady Gaga is on the schedule (also pulling double duty).
This is a pretty solid line-up so far, with tons of comic possibilities. Off the top of our heads, here are 5 sketches we think they could pull off.
The Miley Cyrus Show with two Mileys
When Cyrus last hosted in 2011, she appeared on Vanessa Bayer's recurring Miley sketch... as Justin Bieber. We're a sucker for putting the impressionist next to the real celebrity, so we'd love to see her return to The Miley Cyrus Show as herself: perhaps Old Miley interviewing New Miley?
A 30 Rock reunion
What better excuse to reunite Tina Fey with Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan and Jane Krakowski? We'd love to check in with the post-TGS lives of Liz Lemon and friends.
A Katy Perry-themed dating show
She was married to Russell Brand and now she's with John Mayer. How about a dating game show called "Am I Damaged Enough to Date Katy Perry?" Too harsh?
Weekend Update with Tina Fey
We all know that Seth Meyers is leaving to host Late Night, meaning that the fate of Weekend Update is up in the air. How about handing it back to Fey for one episode? Maybe she could even rope in one (or both) of her former co-anchors: Amy Poehler and Jimmy Fallon.
MTV VMAs rehearsal
Remember when Beyonce did that sketch about the making of the "Single Ladies" video, featuring Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg as the "original" back-up dancers? We'd love to see a similar sketch about the making of Miley's infamous "We Can't Stop" performance. What ideas were rejected before she settled on those giant teddy bears? The mind boggles!