Critic Consensus: Although Kit Harrington delves into these comedic characters with mixed success, his undeniable energy and some delightful Game of Thrones spoofs make his SNL debut a worthwhile watch.
Critic reviews for Kit Harrington; Sara Bareilles
Kit Harington arrived at "Saturday Night Live" in his first guest host gig to tell the world and maybe himself that there's more to Kit Harington than Jon Snow. Meanwhile, "SNL" reminded everyone...just how futile that effort might ultimately be.
Seeing Saturday Night Live focus so vigorously on fun, silly sketches is heartwarming.
Harington did not prove himself a natural at sketch comedy, but he was a great sport throughout the proceedings.
It was almost distracting, but then Kit Harington made you forget about it by doing some goofy characters...The result was a decent episode with a smattering of great sketches
Sudeikis is phenomenal here, as a "character" who learns nothing from an aide who tries to teach him not to be so grabby.
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