'Saturday Night Live': Spartans, beasts and the return of The Rock Obama

gerardbutler_300_saturdaynightlive_video_290.jpgGerard Butler's guest hosting stint on "Saturday Night Live" wasn't spectacular, but did deliver a few chuckles.

The "Law Abiding Citizen" star naturally had to spoof his iconic role as the Spartan King Leonidas in "300." Sadly, since he and his "SNL" comrades weren't quite up to the fitness level to show off six-pack abs, faux abs-corrugated breastplates were used.

Check out what happens when the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy is questioned:



Butler also makes a funny showing with the "Beauty and the Beast" spoof. He's really no singer though:



Finally, we get the return of "The Rock" Obama. That's right, Dwayne Johnson makes a surprise cameo as the angry alter ego of Barack Obama. It's a pretty long skit with some mindless violence, but definitely check out the "special effects" during the transformation scene:



The Rock is always game to look silly; that's why he and Justin Timberlake are some of our favorite guest stars on "SNL."

Did you like the episode? Any skits you liked better than these?

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