Dave Chappelle Takes Over Home of the Dragon on SNL: Watch

The Saturday Night time Stay episode hosted by Dave Chappelle took purpose at HBO’s Recreation of Thrones prequel sequence Home of the Dragon whereas parading out a few of his previous Chappelle’s Present characters.

Chappelle launched the recorded section to the viewers by addressing the fantasy present’s numerous forged, saying, “I really like that they’re together with black characters however to be trustworthy, the black characters take me out of it a bit.” The “jarring” expertise that he alludes to then turns into obvious in a “sneak preview” of Season 2 that was supposedly swiped by Lorne Michaels and units up a complete new forged of Chappelle’s creations.

The clip opens with Chloe Fineman, as Princess Rhaenyra, commanding the Targaryen struggle room whereas new supporting participant Michael Longfellow, as Prince Daemon, makes observe that two charts mapping out the household tree and the present’s ongoing romantic entanglements are literally one and the identical. Kenan Thompson enters as “The Sea Snake” Corlys Velaryon, who proceeds to introduce some new allies to their trigger led by 2002 “Participant Hater of the Yr” Silky Johnson. Chappelle’s supreme smack-talker, accompanied by longtime co-star Donnell Rawlings, addresses the crown’s incestuous ties with an unceremonious “yuck” earlier than roasting a visibly deteriorating King Viserys and greeting his cousin “Lightskin” Larry Targarygen, performed by Ice-T in a slight reprisal of his cameo from the unique “Playa Haters’ Ball” sketch.

Chappelle additionally introduced again his fearless drug addict Tyrone Biggums, who makes use of a dragon’s fire-breath to mild a crackpipe, in addition to his iconic Rick James impression, which repurposed the “fuck your couch” catchphrase to one thing a bit extra becoming to shout whereas using on dragonback. Watch the complete clip under.

The Chappelle’s Present revival mimicked a sketch from his first SNL internet hosting gig in 2016 that spoofed The Strolling Lifeless whereas placing a few of his earlier personas like Lil’ Jon and black white supremacist Clayton Bigsby on the literal chopping block.

Chappelle’s SNL visitor spot was paired with a musical efficiency by Mos Def and Talib Kweli’s Black Star. It additionally featured an prolonged monologue that targeted on Kanye West’s current anti-Semitic feedback. The comic will observe his look with an upcoming co-headlining tour alongside Chris Rock. Seize your seats through Ticketmaster.