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Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015)

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Special 15 February 2015
Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

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Saturday Night Live celebrates 40 years in a star-studded 3-and-a-half hour live special featuring appearances from former and current cast members, past hosts and guest stars. Sketches include Justin & Jimmy Cold Open, Celebrity Jeopardy, The Californians/Buh-Bye, Audience Q&A, Digital Short: That's When You Break and Wayne's World. Written by anonymous

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Eddie Murphy publicly claimed he avoided other SNL reunions due to a joke David Spade made about him on a Weekend Update segment in the 90's. However, Murphy himself made similar joke about previous cast member Garrett Morris during a Weekend Update segment in the 80's. See more »

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Wayne Campbell: Lorne Michaels. What can be said about Lorne Michaels that he himself has not already said, about himself? I mean, the man is a genius, for forty years.
Dana Carvey: Minus five.
Wayne Campbell: Yup. He would say things like
[picking up a glass of white wine]
Wayne Campbell: , okay, 'Well, it got a laugh, but did it get the right laugh?'
Dana Carvey: [imitating Lorne] 'Um, It becomes that thing of like, well, you're really glad it's Thursday.'
Wayne Campbell: Yeah. 'Mick liked it; Paul hated it; Marxie didn't see it. The Stings laughed. What do you think, Loren?'
Dana Carvey: 'Well,...
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Written by Mike Dean, Kirby Lauren Dockery, Noah Goldstein, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West
Performed by Kanye West
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I really liked it
16 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

I haven't really seen many episodes of SNL since its kinda complicated when you live in Spain, but I do love actors like Aykroyd, Chase, Murray, Belushi, Ferrell, Carrey, Sandler... So I've always guessed that I'd like this show.

I've been watching seasons 37-40 (the ones who are airing in Spanish TV) and also a few of the classic episodes and well I really liked it, and although I like Vanessa Bayer, Bill Hader, Colin Jost, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis or Seth Meyers I've always wanted to see my comedy heroes doing SNL stuff, and this was just what I needed, a nice reunion where they pay homage to the legends.


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