Dinklage has never hosted before, but he did do a memorable cameo back in 2013, playing a very sloshed version of himself alongside Bobby Moynihan's recurring "Weekend Update" character "Drunk Uncle." Please, SNL, bring "Peter Drunklage" back, so we can hear more of his prescient thoughts on Marco Rubio, Tumblr, and the problems with today's youths ("They just skateboard from Nintendo to Nintendo like a bunch of Taylor Swifts.")
Kyle Mooney bothering Game of Thrones fans on the street
The big question leading up to Game of Thrones' return is whether Jon Snow will rise from the dead or not, and who better to interrogate that urgent question than SNL's resident man-on-the-street reporter, Kyle Mooney? We've already seen him harass Bieber fans and conduct really awkward Super Bowl interviews, so let's send him to a Game of Thrones fan convention or viewing party with some trolly Jon Snow questions and see what happens.
A "Women of Westeros" song
The ladies of SNL have been putting out some top-notch all-female music videos in recent months, and you know what other show has a badass group of women kicking ass on a weekly basis? Game of Thrones, duh.
We think "Anthem for the Downtrodden Women of Westeros" (working title) would make a great addition to SNL's other girl group hits like "(Do It on My) Twin Bed," "Back Home Ballers," and "This Is Not a Feminist Song." There's so much to sing about: corsets, Kings Landing gossip, Westeros' unending cycle of patriarchal violence. Throw in a frenetic rap verse from Bobby Moynihan’s George R.R. Martin and some sexy dancing from Dinklage, and it’ll be a banger!
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Anna Silman is a staff writer at Thrillist, an alum of Salon and Vulture and a Stannis Baratheon fan. Find her on Twitter: @annaesilman.