Photo Flash: Live from NY, It's TODAY! - Morning Show Channels Classic SNL Skits for Halloween
Live from Rockefeller Plaza, it's not "Saturday Night Live"! The morning team of NBC's TODAY channeled some of SNL's most iconic characters for this year's Halloween broadcast. Below, revisit the Spartan cheerleaders, Wayne and Garth, the Blues Brothers and more. Who is your favorite?
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Matt Lauer as 'Pat'
Al Roker and Lester Holt as The Blues Brothers.