Watch: Seinfeld Dings Brian Williams, Takes Questions from Palin

Jerry Seinfeld got to host his own little bit during Sunday night’s broadcast of the “Saturday Night Live” 40th Anniversary special, and used the time to ding Brian Williams, take a question from Sarah Palin, and chat with several former and future hosts.

“You know, there are so many things about Saturday Night Live that people don’t know,” Seinfeld began. “Like for example I just found out that one of the original cast members in 1975 was Brian Williams. I don’t know if that’s true, I never heard that. It doesn’t sound true, it might not be.”

Seinfeld then took questions from Michael Douglas, John Goodman, James Franco, Larry David, Ellen Cleghorne, Dakota Johnson, Tim Meadows, and Bob Odenkirk, before turning to Sarah Palin.

“Yes, Tina,” Seinfeld joked.

“No, it’s Sarah, Sarah Palin,” Palin said. “How much do you think Lorne Michaels would pay me if I were to run in 2016?”

“I don’t think there’s a number too big,” Seinfeld replied.

“What if I were to choose Donald Trump as my running mate?” Palin asked.

“Sarah, you’re teasing us, that’s not nice,” Seinfeld joked.

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