'SNL': Peter Dinklage Goes Behind the Scenes with 'Game of Thrones' Dragons
Peter Dinklage, Bobby Moynihan on 'SNL' NBC
The HBO star also sang "Space Pants" with Gwen Stefani.
Tyrion Lannister finally showed his more comedic side on the April 2 episode of
. The HBO star sang an out-of-this-world tune, joked with George R.R. Martin and even provided some behind-the-scenes "footage" of
Peter Dinklage served as host with musical guest Gwen Stefani, who joined him for a sketch about lounge singers singing while a mob boss tried to threaten his employees.
His song "Space Pants" served to distract the whole group, with lyrics like "Did you see my pants? No, you missed them. My pants are a tour of the solar system!" When joined by Stefani on stage, Dinklage even expanded the song to include "Space Shorts."
.@gwenstefani knows how to rock a pair of #SpaceShorts. #SNL pic.twitter.com/NDRiQdWX66
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themed sketch in honor of the upcoming sixth season premiere, Dinklage welcomed fans to a sneak peek of the show with Kate McKinnon's Daenerys and Bobby Moynihan's dragon, which involved a motion-capture suit, green screen and large dragon head floating overhead.
Dinklage did most of his scenes with Moynihan, excited to "finally get some screen time with those scene stealers, the dragons."
Moynihan earlier joined him In this monologue as well, playing
author George R.R. Martin. Dinklage poked fun at him that the author actually wrote his monologue as he procrastinated writing the next long-anticipated book in the series.
Us watching Peter Dinklage tonight. #SNL https://t.co/axahrWmJGj
He and Leslie Jones also starred in a "celebrity version" of
in which they brought survival items to make it in the great outdoors: primarily Dinklage's fire-starter kit and Jones' hot sauce. The episode was tense as Jones tried to keep him alive with her body warmth and kept calling him Tyrion.
Russell Crowe will host the April 9 episode with musical guest Margo Price, with
veteran Julia Louis-Dreyfus to follow on April 16 with Nick Jonas.
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