Viewers got to see both the musical and comedic side of Sir [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] on his double duty hosting gig on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. After poking fun of the perceptions of his privileged son and still not having “lost the baby weight,” in his opening monologue, Elton got into some wild characters with surprise guest appearances from Tom Hanks, Carmelo Anthony, Jake Gyllenhaal, and his musical duets with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Leon Russell[/lastfm].
Check out some of Elton’s funniest sketches during his SNL appearance as he evokes the power of the Knights of the Realm to fight a dragon attack and even riots with the foul-mouthed Queen of England!
Elton John calls upon the Knights of the Realm to ward off a dragon attack on London:
Elton John creates punk anarchy with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip:
Elton John and Leon Russell perform “Monkey Suit”: