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SNL - "Pet Rescue Commercial" : Sometimes you've just got to give an actor props for committing, and boy did Charlize Theron ever commit when she assumed hosting duties in the penultimate episode of the season. The Oscar winner's unquestioned talent -- and willingness to dive deep enough into your typical introverted cat lady and come out the other side with a human character -- carried this simple and sharp skit about two cat lovers trying to get people to save their feline friends. "A cat is a treasure wrapped in fur," Theron slurs, edging ever closer to her friend, played with casual control by Kate McKinnon. The less-than-subtle subtext helped boost this one past a one-joke pussy, er, pony.

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