Saturday Night Live recap: 'James Franco and Nicki Minaj'

December 7, 2014 3:00 PM

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SNL vet James Franco was far from invisible when he hosted the show for the third time last night—he had showcase roles in several sketches, including one that was nothing but Franco complaining about the four-year-old who beat his character in a mayoral race ("he's a little dickhead!").

That said, Franco was competing for the spotlight with a formidable challenger: Practiced scene-stealer Nicki Minaj, who's done this sort of thing on SNL before. Generally if a musical guest branches out from her own stage at all, it's in a single sketch (and she'll probably be playing herself). Min...

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