Updated May 5, 2019

SNL: Adam Sandler returns as Opera Man to take on Trump, Biden

Adam Sandler as Opera Man.

Adam Sandler as Opera Man. File photo: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Adam Sandler returned to "Saturday Night Live" — and he brought his SNL character Opera Man with him to roast President Trump, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and other 2020 hopefuls.

Why it matters: It was Sandler's first appearance as SNL host, and he marked it with fellow former cast member Chris Rock to jab at the show with a song about being fired.

Details: SNL mostly stayed away from politics, as it opened with a "Family Feud" parody involving the "Game of Thrones" and Avengers casts. Jimmy Fallon and Kristen Wiig returned for a "Sandler family Reunion" segment. Sandler also sent up CNN in an imaginary report with SnapChat filters. And he closed the program with a moving musical tribute to the late "Saturday Night Live" star Chris Farley.

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