The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons Will Host Saturday Night Live in March


When Saturday Night Live returns on March 1, Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons will be at the helm with Beck as his musical guest. This will be Beck's seventh appearance on the show (he's promoting his new album "Morning Phase," which comes out on February 25), but Parsons is a newb. He's no stranger to a live audience, though, having made fans laugh for seven seasons as Dr. Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. He also has quite a lengthy list of plays on his resume. But how well will those skills transfer over to sketch comedy? Parsons will obviously play a nerd a la Sheldon in at least one sketch, right? Do you think he'll stop by "The Californians"? What types of characters/scenes do you you think he'd be a good fit for? 

On a side note: Beck is still making new music?


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Feb 14, 2014
That reminds me, I need to get an updated Becktionary.
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Feb 14, 2014
Now that I think about it, he's won so many Emmys, why hasn't he hosted before?
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Feb 14, 2014
He's a good actor, so he'll do fine with whatever they trow at him. It's up to the writers.
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Feb 14, 2014
Jim Parsons hosting SNL, that could be interesting, not a dynamic I can picture him in. Parsons + Beck, I am down.
Personally, I am sick of the recurring sketches, they're all weak sauce.
I think he'd do really well with Jimmy Stewart-type characters, and I hope they move him out of his comfort zone into bawdier types.
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Feb 14, 2014
he is awesome.
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Feb 14, 2014
I kind of guessed that could happen. But I beg to differ about the newb thing Kaitlin. I think he'll do just fine. Or at least I Think.

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Feb 14, 2014
She means it's his first time as host. Newb. :-P
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Feb 14, 2014
:-(...
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Feb 14, 2014
get crazy with the Cheese Whiz!
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Feb 14, 2014
It was about time!
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Feb 14, 2014
Maybe they will have an actual funny scetch for once in ages.
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Feb 14, 2014
^ here's the first one of these
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Feb 13, 2014
I want to know if he's gonna say "Bazinga" on the show?;)
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Feb 13, 2014
Awesome news! Jim will do great! :)
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Feb 13, 2014
Beck is awesome!
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