James Franco Hosts 'SNL': See Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Steve Martin's Hilarious Cameos!

James Franco
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

James Franco can always count on a little help from his friends.

The 39-year-old actor hosted Saturday Night Live for the fourth time, and his close friends, Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill, made an appearance during his opening monologue. Franco took questions from the audience, which is when Rogen joked from his seat that he came to see SNL, but didn't know Franco was hosting it. 

"Luckily, I'm a huge Sza fan, so it worked out," he joked, referring to the night's musical guest.

Hill later appeared, and also poked fun at Franco.

"Sorry I'm late, did I miss Sza?" he cracked. 

But the most surprising cameo came when Steve Martin also appeared in the audience, complaining that he wasn't "hot" anymore.

Franco showed off his comedy chops during the episode, including in a sketch called "Spelling Bee," in which he played a moderator with some serious issues.

Another memorable sketch was "Gift Wrap," a gross-out sketch that had Franco playing a shopping center gift wrapper who couldn't stop bleeding profusely.

Franco also tackled the sexual harassment scandal currently rocking Hollywood, with a sketch called "Sexual Harassment Charlie." 

ET spoke to Franco last month, when he revealed how he convinced his younger brother, Dave Franco, to co-star with him in his latest film, The Disaster Artist.

Watch below:


EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Dishes on Getting Fit for 'The Deuce' & 'Disaster Artist' Sex Scenes

James Franco Reveals the Addiction That Led to a 'Moment of Crisis' and How It Affected His Love Life

James Franco Says Surfing and Hip-Hop Dancing Have Become His 'Therapy' Following Battle With Depression