"" kicked off its 40th season on September 27 with as host. The episode opened quite flat with a cold open about the domestic violence controversies in NFL recently, in which Pratt impersonated NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. In his monologue, he showed his skill with guitar as singing about having sex and making a baby with his actress wife .
The cast further took a jab at the NFL in a sketch where they impersonated the players who disclosed their criminal pasts. Pratt, meanwhile, poked fun at Marvel's ability to turn every even the lamest story into box office hit.