Watch Ryan Gosling Break Character as a Naughty Elf on SNL

Ryan Gosling hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, and his holiday game was strong. After a Canada-centric monologue featuring a cameo by Mike Myers, Gosling treated the audience to two Christmasy skits. In the first, he and Vanessa Bayer play a couple who takes Santa Claus very seriously. It just might be a new Christmas classic!

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Then Gosling definitely broke character (in the best way) as an S&M-hungry elf.

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