'SNL' Videos: Zach Galifianakis Plays 'Game of Thrones', Brings 'Hangover' Buddies


'SNL' Videos: Zach Galifianakis Plays 'Game of Thrones', Brings 'Hangover' Buddies


Galifianakis is aided by real 'Game of Thrones' star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in the spoof of the drama series, and is beaten by Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms in a Jennifer Aniston look-alike contest.

Zach Galifianakis couldn't win a single game on "Saturday Night Live". Hosting the May 4 edition of the NBC series, he appeared in two sketches about a contest, but he lost in all of them.

Galifianakis played Duncan, a die-hard fan of "Game of Thrones", in "Game of Game of Thrones" sketch. It was a game about the HBO drama series, but Duncan, who dressed as a dragon, got questions which were not related to the show.

To his delight, "Game of Thrones" actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau showed up to give him the next questions. "I would make a great best friend," Galifianakis told the Jaime Lannister depicter. "We could shower together, and I wouldn't look down, even though I wanted to."

In another sketch, Galifianakis was upset that he got the last place in the 15th Annual Jennifer Aniston look-alike contest. Wearing a blonde wig to impersonate the "Friends" star, he confronted the host played by Jason Sudeikis.

Sudeikis then called out other contestants, Galifianakis' "The Hangover Part III" co-stars Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms, who were tied for the first place. They ended up singing "That's What Friends Are For" which they believed to be a "Friends" theme song.

Also in the episode, Galifianakis parodied Michael Jordan's wedding and Jon Hamm made a cameo in "Darrell's House" skit. Another "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage, meanwhile, appeared in "Weekend Update" to play Peter Drunklage, the brother-in-law of Bobby Moynihan's drunk uncle.

The surprise appearances by Cooper, Helms, Hamm and Dinklage, however, couldn't boost "SNL" ratings. The Galifianakis-hosted episode averaged a 4.4/11 in metered-market households, down 4% from "SNL" last original hosted by Vince Vaughn in April. Still, it topped rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX.





© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Report: Michael Strahan Begging to Return to 'Live! with Kelly' After Feud With 'GMA' Co-Host
  3. Beyonce's Ex Manager Reveals How the Singer Is Trying to Save Her Marriage to Jay-Z
  4. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  5. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  6. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  7. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family
  8. Portia de Rossi 'Livid' Over Ellen DeGeneres Putting Their House on Sale
  9. Report: Blac Chyna Is Trying to Steal Kanye West From Kim Kardashian
  10. Kourtney Kardashian Hugs Mystery Man as Scott Disick Remains MIA

CELEBS PHOTO