Hillary Busis
December 12, 2012 AT 06:31 PM EST

Who knew humble Canadian Martin Short was such a diva? The Saturday Night Live grad is returning to Studio 8H this weekend to host the show’s last episode of 2012 — provided NBC’s lackeys can get his freaking salad order right.

As long as there are no snafus, though, it looks like Short’s big, schticky brand of comedy will be a surprisingly good match for SNL‘s more low-key, absurd players, as embodied by Fred Armisen in these new promos. Watch all the way through to catch the awesome moment when Armisen and Short just barely keep themselves from breaking into giggles:

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