Beth Harmon is back. Anya Taylor-Joy was the host Saturday night liveThe May 22 episode, and though her monologue was masterfully alluding to her Queen’s Gambit Character, the rest of the episode lacked some serious chess energy. It turned out that the NBC sketch comedy show had plans for Beth Harmon – several, as evidenced by a skit that was cut for time.
The ideas of SNLThe cast only gets more bizarre as the sketch continues. Will Beth play against a chess artist from Queens, New York? Or maybe she’s getting Jennifer Lopez’s fur coat treatment all in one Hustlers ground out? Taylor-Joy reviews all ideas, but only because she has bigger ideas: “Netflix? I have our second season.” Check out the whole sketch above.