Jason Momoa Resurrects Khal Drogo as ‘SNL’ Honors Dead ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters

IndieWire | 12/9/2018 | Staff
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Jason Momoa returned to his “Game of Thrones” roots during his first stint as “Saturday Night Live” host. The actor resurrected his fan favorite character Khal Drogo for the sketch comedy series’ parody version of a “Thrones” talk that honors all of the dead characters from HBO’s fantasy blockbuster series.

Momoa was a part of the original “Game of Thrones” cast, but his Khal Drogo only lasted 10 episodes. The character was the warlord of the Dothraki people and became married to Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), as arranged by her brother Viserys. Daenerys and Drogo got over their initial animosity towards each other and became a real dynamic force, only for Drogo to be killed after being wounded by one of his men.

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Despite Momoa’s short stint on “Thrones,” he has always been one of fans’ most beloved characters. In the “Saturday Night Live” sketch below, the actor effortlessly became Drogo once again, nailing both the character’s look and rage and reminding...
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