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WATCH: Zach Galifianakis on SNL Plays Game of the Thrones with GoT Cast Member Cameo

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood May 6, 2013 at 12:46PM

In this clip from his hosting gig at SNL this weekend, Zach Galifianakis plays a serious "Game of Thrones" fan-boy. He's dressed in a child's dragon costume and ready to answer trivia with unrivaled enthusiasm. In his usual over-exuberance-verging-on-nuts fashion, Galifianakis loses his mind when Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the actor who plays Jaime Lannister, shows up.
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Game of Thrones

In this clip from his hosting gig at SNL this weekend, Zach Galifianakis plays a serious "Game of Thrones" fan-boy. He's dressed in a child's dragon costume and ready to answer trivia with unrivaled enthusiasm. In his usual over-exuberance-verging-on-nuts fashion, Galifianakis loses his mind when Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the actor who plays Jaime Lannister, shows up. 

If it's not quite the guest appearance that Peter Drinklage made as Drunk Uncle's friend, Peter Drunklage, it's a great shout-out to the show nonetheless.


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.