One Direction on 'Saturday Night Live': Their Best Moments

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Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Niall Horan in One Direction: The TV Special on December 4, 2014.

One Direciton will be the musical guest tonight on Saturday Night Live, and if the past repeats itself, the boy-banders will likely appear in a sketch or two. To get ready, we're looking back on some of the highlights from their previous appearances on the late-night program.

Check them out below -- and be sure to let us know what you're hoping to see tonight in the comments. 

5. Coming Up Next
The guys are already getting goofy with Amy Adams in the latest promos -- and Adams is clearly a woman with a crush. Hope to see more of this six-person chemistry on Saturday. 

2. Time to Dance
The guys got in on the live fun when they joined the recurring Manel Ortiz show. They may not dance much onstage in their concerts, but they weren't afraid to bust a move here. 

3. "Story of My Life"
Zayn Malik has promised that the band will perform "Night Changes." Here's a previous high point from their Saturday Night Live musical performances:

2. One Direction Superfan
Paul Rudd plays a One Direction superfan hoping to meet the band. The guys aren't in the skit until the very end, but it's still totally worth it to watch Rudd shame a 6-year-old. 

1. Anchorman
Paul Rudd has a history of hosting with major music guests (see also: Paul McCartney and Beyonce), so it was supposed to be Rudd's moment when he hosted again last December. Of course, teenage screams were no match for Rudd's goofy charm. Which is why Rudd had to bring in some friends -- the Anchorman guys -- to challenge the 1D guys to a sing-off. 

What are you hoping to see from the guys tonight? 

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