The longest-tenured cast member in SNL history has been well-known since he was a teen as an unique solid member on Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy collection All That; he would later star in a spin-off film, Good Burger, and collection, Kenan & Kel, with fellow solid member, Kel Mitchell. And now, almost 30 years in his profession (and 4 Emmy nominations for SNL, together with one win), he’s internet hosting the Emmys!
After referring to himself because the Mayor of Tv, Thompson danced to a few of the most iconic theme songs within the medium’s historical past, together with Pals, The Brady Bunch (that includes a reunion of the residing solid members), Regulation and Order, Stranger Issues, and Recreation of Thrones. It’s additionally the Home of the Dragon theme track, however the clips enjoying behind Thompson — dressed as Daenerys Targaryen — have been from Recreation of Thrones, the present that ended three years in the past. Bizarre! The monologue was gentle on jokes (aside from a humorous nod to Residing Single), however at the very least Thompson regarded like he was having enjoyable.
You’ll be able to watch a portion of the monologue beneath.
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