Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.
Critic reviews for Scarlett Johansson; Niall Horan
"'Oh no, what will we do without his paycheck?'" is still funny regardless of the quality of the show.
It was the best of times as Saturday Night Live lamented this worst of times.
In the monologue, Thanos/Pete Davidson shows up and dusts half the cast. It's mostly lame except for all the jokes ScarJo makes at the expense of her fiance Colin Jost.
This episode wasn't bad, but it was aggressively average. Maybe the writers are holding back some of their best ideas for when Eddie Murphy arrives next weekend
The second-to-last show before the holiday break was also one of Season 45's strongest, rivaling only Will Ferrell's November homecoming.
Many of the best sketches owe their success to smart writing rather than any wild performances from Johansson, but she anchors all of her scenes with a touch of emotional honesty that most hosts would never be able to locate
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