‘SNL’ Spoofs ‘Hunger Games,’ George Zimmerman: Watch

by | November 24, 2013 at 10:31 AM | Saturday Night Live, TV News

"Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson was the guest-host on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend (Photo: NBC)

By Tim Molloy

Josh Hutcherson hosted “Saturday Night Live” and accidentally presided over the show’s own “Hunger Games”: A brutal battle for stage time that got Bobby Moynihan shot through with an arrow.

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One added benefit: Katniss Everdeen arrived to carry Hutcherson to the next sketch, just as she carries his character, Peeta, through the Hunger Games.

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In the show’s pre-Thanksgiving episode, the “Catching Fire” star also brought his turkey girlfriend home for dinner, and went back to the 1980s to sing the Outfield’s “Your Life” to Vanessa Bayer — who also played the appalled turkey. The show opened with Kate McKinnon as George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, explaining their “trespassing” role play games to “Piers Morgan” (Taran Killam).

Watch Josh Hutcherson’s opening “Hunger Games” monologue on “SNL”:

A highlight was Aidy Bryant’s turn as “The Worst Woman on an Airplane” on “Weekend Update,” who provided travel tips on what to eat and when it’s OK to watch porn mid-flight.

We have all the highlights, right here:

Watch the Thanksgiving sketch from this weekend’s “SNL”:
Watch the George Zimmerman “Piers Morgan” sketch:
Watch: “The Worst Lady On An Airplane”:
Now watch the entire show, right here: