Saturday Night Live enlisted not one, however two comedy legends for this week’s episode.
Frequent collaborators Steve Martin and Martin Short returned to 30 Rock on Saturday to share the extremely coveted internet hosting duties. The two, who gave lengthy histories with the comedy sketch sequence, kicked off the episode with a monologue, during which they mirrored on Steve internet hosting SNL 16 instances (Marty has 3 times), assembly new forged members, and preparing for his or her internet hosting gigs. They additionally thought it will be humorous in the event that they learn one another’s eulogies, understanding that the 2 of them wouldn’t reside eternally.
You can try their monologue beneath. Selena Gomez additionally makes a cameo.
Martin and Short have turn out to be one in every of Hollywood’s most iconic comedy duos, having labored collectively on a number of big- and small-screen tasks over the previous couple of many years. The two co-starred in The Father of the Bride franchise, the Prince of Egypt, Only Murders within the Building, and Three Migos! alongside Chevy Chase.
Short and Martin aren’t any strangers to the Studio 8H stage, as they beforehand hosted the present three and 15 instances, together with a 1986 episode during which they shared internet hosting duties with Chase. It’s additionally value noting that Short was an SNL forged member for a single season within the Eighties.
Other stars who’ve co-hosted SNL embody Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman in 1983, Mr. T and Hulk Hogan in 1985, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey in 2004, in addition to sequence alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in 2015.
This week’s episode additionally featured musical visitor Brandi Carlile.