‘SNL’ highlights: Dwayne Johnson and musical guest George Ezra

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Saturday Night Live - Season 40Last night saw Dwayne Johnson host Saturday Night Live for the fourth time, with musical guest George Ezra. Check out all the highlights below, including an appearance by The Rock Obama in the cold open, Dwayne’s musical monologue, a WWE promo shoot that gets a little too personal, Disney’s live action adaptation of “Bambi” starring The Rock, and more. Also, make sure to catch George Ezra’s performances of “Budapest” and “Blame It On Me.”

The full episode is available on nbc.com/snl and the NBC App.

 

The Rock Obama Cold Open

After the actions of Rep. John Boehner (Taran Killam), Sen. Ted Cruz (Bobby Moynihan) and Sen. Tom Cotton (Kyle Mooney) make him lose his cool, President Obama (Jay Pharoah) turns into The Rock Obama (Dwayne Johnson).

Dwayne Johnson’s Franchise Viagra Monologue

Host Dwayne Johnson sings about which Hollywood franchises he’d like to join next with help from Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Sasheer Zamata and Aidy Bryant.

WWE Promo Shoot

Koko WatchOut (Dwayne Johnson) gets a little too personal while trash talking opponent Trashyard Mutt (Bobby Moynihan) during a promo shoot.

New Disney Movie

Disney’s latest live action film stars Dwayne Johnson as Bambi, Vin Diesel (Taran Killam) as Thumper, Tyrese Gibson (Jay Pharoah) as Flower and Michelle Rodriguez (Cecily Strong) as Faline.

Dinner Date

A couple’s (Vanessa Bayer, Kenan Thompson) dinner date turns sour when an old friend (Dwayne Johnson) and his British girlfriend (Cecily Strong) unexpectedly join them.

The Jungle

When Dr. Bones (Dwayne Johnson) gets shot with poisoned darts in the chest, butt and groin, Short-Long (Pete Davidson) and Miss Reese (Kate McKinnon) vie to be the one that gets to suck the poison out.

George Ezra: Blame It On Me

Musical guest George Ezra performs “Blame It On Me” on Saturday Night Live.

 

 

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