ALL CROPS: SNL Host Casey Affleck & Chance the Rapper Decorate the Christmas Tree

Casey Affleck and Chance the Rapper are going to need a bigger ladder.

The host and musical guest for this week’s Saturday Night Live teamed up to finish decorating the gigantic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in a promo released Wednesday. It’s all cheery and filled with yuletide joy until Chance unfolds the ladder to reveal it’s a good 40 feet short of reaching the top of the tree.

“I don’t think we thought this through,” the Manchester By the Sea star says, staring up at the dizzying heights of the tree. Chance was ever the optimist: “You just got to believe … [in] uh, Christmas.”

Affleck tabs the footstool what it is — a footstool. The description displeases the young Chicago MC. “I’m not going to listen to anymore slander about this ladder. You know what this ladder means to me,” he replies.

See the promo above. SNL airs 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

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Saturday Night Live - Season 42

Saturday Night Live

The original late-night comedy sketch show from the one and only Lorne Michaels.

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