Mike Myers made a surprise return to Saturday Night Live this weekend to play Dr. Evil — and to interrupt Sam Smith’s Christmas special.
The episode began with Smith (played by Tarran Killam) singing “Stay With Me” and talking about his holiday loneliness. Then the screen went fuzzy and Dr. Evil (plus a fake version of Mr. Bigglesworth) appeared to comment on North Korea’s recent attack on Sony.
“North Korea, you’re one of the most evil countries in the world and your act of war is to kill a movie?” said Myers. “It’s easy to kill a movie, just move it to January.”
He also managed to call back to one of his more famous Austin Powers lines, taunting the Sony hackers and asking what they were going to do next: “Ask for one million dollars?”
Myers (who was a regular on SNL from 1989 to 1995) managed to poke fun at himself too by slipping in a reference to his unsuccessful 2008 romantic comedy: “If you really want to put a bomb in a theater, do what I did: Put in The Love Guru.“
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