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‘SNL’ Promos: Paul Rudd Geeks Out Over One Direction, Can’t Remember Vanessa Bayer’s Name (Video)

Oh — and he may have hooked up with George Stephanopoulos

Paul Rudd and Vanessa Bayer are freaking out about Saturday’s musical guest, One Direction, in this week’s “SNL” promos.

If only the grown-man fanboy could memorize Bayer’s name, or she could stop stealing his lines. Fortunately, the “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” actor devises a mnemonic device to remember.

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Later, the duo impress with some movie-magic special effects, getting patriotic in the process. And it’s revealed that Rudd may have hooked up with George Stephanopoulos while researching his role as newsman Brian Fantana.

The “Anchorman” sequel hits theaters Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Watch the promos for Saturday’s show: