John Mulaney is again at Studio 8H! The former ‘SNL’ staffer didn’t disappoint with one more epic music sketch — this time impressed by the long-lasting ‘The Sound Of Music’!
We are so glad to see John Mulaney, 37, again on Saturday Night Live! The comic introduced his A-game as soon as once more as Rolf Gruber on this interpretation of The Sound of Music and we had been laughing your complete time. Age is seemingly only a quantity to John’s Rolf on this truncated model, which additionally featured longtime forged member Cecily Strong as Liesl von Trapp. “I’m only 19, I know I’m that naive…the fellows that meet me tell me I’m sweet and willingly I believe,” she sings, noting that her beau Rolf is “17, going on 18.” John’s Rolf rapidly corrects her to notice that he’s truly 33 and that he lied about his age. “You’re 33? But you ride a bicycle and you live with your mother?” Liesl inquires, as Rolf declares that their romance is, certainly, “statutory.” In the unique movie, Rolf is the Austrian supply boy who falls head over heels in love von Trapp daughter Liesl, solely to later betray her to hitch the Nazi occasion.
“It’s a pretty big age difference, and rumors say that you’re also a Nazi,” Lisel then says. “Don’t be dramatic…trust me I know what guys like,” John’s Rolf retorts, placing his arm round a involved Liesl — who admits she’s solely 16 years outdated. “And I am 38, I’ve had some birthdays since we started talking,” Rolf then sings, explaining that, “I am 33, next month I’ll be 39, maybe I’m 41” and age ought to actually be the final of Liesl’s worries in 1939 Austria. “I just don’t know how I feel about dating an older guy!” Liesl notes, including that she does certainly “like attention.” The duos dialog is then interrupted by her Gaylord, who seemingly has a wandering eye of his personal! John and Cecily’s throwback costumes match completely with the sketch — which included John rocking a blonde wig — as did the set, which mirrored the gazebo from the unique movie!
Anticipation has been constructing for John’s return all week on social media, together with with some hilarious promos! In one, John reunites along with his off-screen buddy Pete Davidson, 26. “What’s going on here, Pete? Show me your eyes,” John calls for, interrupting a yogi-meditation session between Pete and an teacher. “Wow, they’re clear!” a shocked John provides. “I’m meditating,” Pete defined. “I’m getting sleep, I had a dream for the first time last week…things are great.” The subject rapidly modified to John noting he desires to give up smoking by attempting a vape, and warning Pete that there’s “paparazzi outside.”
Over John’s authentic five-year run on the present, he was accountable for a few of SNL‘s most iconic sketches — together with a number of starring actor Bill Hader. One included Bill starring as an aged information anchor named Welch — who seemingly has one thing to say about anybody who isn’t one other outdated white man. Bill additionally iconically performed Stefon, a homosexual nightclub promoter who made a behavior of showing on “Weekend Update.” Stefon grew to become an on-going character on the present, who finally married Seth Myers (so he says) and is an professional on a wide range of eccentric matters, together with Jewish Dracula’s.