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Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015)

Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

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Don Roy King
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fred Armisen ... Himself / Stuart / Garth
Dan Aykroyd ... Himself / Super Bass-O-Matic 2150 Spokesperson / Elwood Blues
Alec Baldwin ... Himself / Tony Bennett
Vanessa Bayer ... Herself
Jim Belushi ... Himself / Zee Blues
Candice Bergen ... Herself
Win Butler ... Himself
Jim Carrey ... Himself / Matthew McConaughey
Dana Carvey ... Himself / Derek Stevens / Garth Algar
Chevy Chase ... Himself
Louis C.K. ... Himself (as Louis CK)
Ellen Cleghorne ... Herself
Bradley Cooper ... Himself / Craig Kristofferson
Billy Crystal ... Himself
Jane Curtin ... Herself / Weekend Update Anchor
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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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USA

Release Date:

15 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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40th Anniversary Special See more »

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Broadway Video,SNL Studios See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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The digital short "That's When You Break," sung by Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, features special nods to Bill Hader, Jimmy Fallon, and Horatio Sanz, with Hader briefly appearing to sing a few verses. Hader, Fallon, and Sanz are some of the most notorious "breakers," or actors who break character to laugh at the jokes. Also featured in the short was Chris Parnell as the drummer, who was known for very rarely breaking character during his time at SNL. See more »

Quotes

Adam Sandler: Hey, it's us, in stupid wigs.
Adam Sandler: If you're in tonight's audience, that means you did it. You're an SNL Great.
Adam Sandler: Congratulations. You know, there's been a lot of classic moments here, over the years.
Andy Samberg: Yeah. A lot of classic moves. But right now, we're gonna sing a little song about just one.
Andy SambergAdam Sandler: Uh, listen up!
Adam Sandler: It's the night of the show, your sketch is killin'. The audience is having the time of their lives.
Andy Samberg: When suddenly it hits you: a fit of the giggles, and you know that you can't hold it inside.
Andy SambergAdam Sandler: And ...
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The Missing
15 February 2015 | by slyle007See all my reviews

Great Show but, why was Robin Williams not mentioned as one of the people that had died? He was the Host 3 times as well as made 4 guest appearances. He hosted Saturday Night Live on February 11, 1984, November 22, 1986, and January 23, 1988. Williams also made cameo appearances on April 11, 1981 during the "Friends" miscellaneous sketch, on February 25, 1984 as the hockey player during the "Buddweiser Light" filmed commercial sketch, and on December 4, 2010 during the "What Up With That?" sketch. On Saturday Night Live, Williams has been impersonated by Martin Short on the October 13, 1984 episode during the "Password" sketch and on the April 6, 1985 episode during the "A.D. 13 Part V: A New Beginning" sketch, by Jimmy Fallon on the December 16, 2000 episode during the "Celebrity Jeopardy!" sketch, and by Jon Hamm on the October 30, 2010 episode during the "Back To The Future 25th Anniversary DVD" filmed commercial sketch.


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