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Tom Hanks’ David S Pumpkins Set to Return in Animated Halloween Special

”Game of Thrones“ star Peter Dinklage will also lend his voice for ”SNL“ spin-off on NBC

We still have so many questions, but NBC announced Thursday that David S. Pumpkins is getting his own animated half-hour Halloween special.

Tom Hanks, who premiered the role on “Saturday Night Live” when he hosted last year, will be returning to the special, which is set to air on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 11:30 p.m. ET. He will appear on camera at the beginning of the special.

Also joining the cast is “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage, along with Mike Day and Bobby Moynihan, who wrote the original sketch and played the two dancing skeletons. Streeter Seidell, another writer, will lend a voice.

The special will follow David S. Pumpkins and his sidekicks as they show a young boy and his sister the true meaning of Halloween. While Pumpkins is known for asking “any questions?” NBC promises that no questions will be answered.

David S. Pumpkins was a sketch that appeared towards the end of the episode — normally the place where dry or weird sketches get dumped — but it caught on with viewers. The character became a meme and a popular Halloween costume. Hanks reprised the role later in the season, debuting the character as a rapper.

Two weeks ago, Hanks tweeted a photo that suggested that he’d be returning to the role, although he provided no further information. The internet subsequently flipped out.

“It’s scary how quickly the original ‘SNL’ sketch caught on, and we’re thrilled that Tom Hanks is back to keep the fun going,” said George Cheeks, President of Business Operations and Late Night Programming at NBC Entertainment and Universal Television.

Bento Box Entertainment will provide the animation. Day, Seidell and Moynihan will write and produce. Lorne Michaels will executive produce.