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    Kristen Wiig Returns to Saturday Night Live, Hosts Show for the First Time

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    She's back!

    Kristen Wiig returned to her Saturday Night Live stomping grounds last night after leaving the show nearly a year ago, hosting the late-night laugher for the first time. 

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    Kicking off the show with a song-and-dance number, Wiig sashayed her way around the SNL backstage area while singing her own rendition of the Pointer Sisters' "I'm So Excited," bumping into new and old cast members along the way. 

    While there weren't a ton of celeb/SNL alum cameos like her send-off episode during last year's finale, she did bump into Jonah Hill and a very pregnant Maya Rudolph making out in a closet.

    And then it was time for the show.

    Wiig's first sketch of the evening was a spoof on a 1-800-Flowers Mother's Day commercial, which put Wiig's comical relationship with her overbearing mother (Kate McKinnon) on display. 

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    Following the hilarious commercial spoof, Wiig reprised several of her roles from the show, popping back up as Karina on "The Californians," Kat on "Weekend Update," The Target Lady on "Target Lady," and the creepy, baby-handed singing Maharelle sister Dooneese on "The Lawrence Welk Show."

    Wiig went on to play a ghost mom that looked like a mix of The Ring's Samara and The Grudge's Kayako on a Disney Show spoof called "Aw Nuts! Mom's a Ghost."

    And she got bloody with Aidy Bryant when their acupuncture session with Jason Sudeikis went horribly wrong in "Acupuncture," causing blood to spurt all over them from Sudeikis' back. 

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    Vampire Weekend was also on hand to perform Unbelievers and Diane Young.

    So, tell us, what did you think about Wiig's first hosting stint?

    Sound off in the comments. 

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