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Last night (October 26), Chance the Rapper was the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live. The show was a long string of highlights. Here are a few of the best moments.

Chance started early with a great monologue, where he sent a shout out to the striking teachers in his hometown of Chicago (and he wore a Chicago Teachers Union shirt; at the end of the show, several of the castmembers were wearing similar shirts). He then went into a song about Chicago, “The Second City.”

Chance the Rapper Monologue - SNL

Chance the Rapper talks about the Chicago teachers strike and performs a song about the second city and other second-best things.

In “E-Sports Reporter,” Chance played a sportscaster who was filling in to cover “League of Legends” and like many people who are new to the epsorts world, was kind of surprised by what he saw. (If you’re like Chance’s character, check out Checkpoint XP).

E-Sports Reporter - SNL

MSG's Knicks correspondent (Chance the Rapper) is forced to cover the League of Legends World Championship.

In “Judge Barry,” Chance plays a judge on a real-life TV court show… but the judge makes his decisions in ten seconds or less.

Judge Barry - SNL

Judge Barry (Chance the Rapper) presides over First Impressions Court, where he doles out judgments based on first impressions.

In “Spooky Song,” Chance plays a ghost who is just trying to do his thing — haunting a graveyard — who is forced to detail the embarassing way in which he died.

Spooky Song - SNL

Ghosts in a graveyard (Chance the Rapper, Kenan Thompson, Beck Bennett, Mikey Day, Aidy Bryant) sing about how they died.

Of course, Chance also performed. He did “Zanies And Fools,” as well as “Handsome” with Megan Thee Stallion:

Chance the Rapper: Handsome (Live) - SNL

Musical guest Chance the Rapper performs "Handsome" with Megan Thee Stallion on Saturday Night Live.

Here’s hoping SNL calls Chance back to host again.