Martin Short needed a little energy boost before hosting an incredible look back at Saturday Night Live’s most memorable musical sketches created over the past 40 years. His friend Steve Martin helped get the word out about Short’s Coke addiction:
Short made it out of the dressing room to introduce Maya Rudolph, who came out in full Beyoncé to help fulfill segment-hosting duties.
From there it was a trip down musical memory lane with appearances by Garth and Kat (that’s Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig) and Adam Sandler.
Bill Murray sang the “Love Theme From Jaws” as Nick the Lounge Singer and Kenan Thompson brought out Diondre Cole for a reunion with Jason Sudeikis’ overzealous What Up With That’s back-up dancer. Steve Martin brought King Tut out of the sarcophagus for one more dance:
Will Ferrell as Marty Culp and Ana Gasteyer as Bobbi Mohan-Culp brought the Culp Family Musical Performances out of presumed retirement for a rousing medley of slowed-down modern hits.
Overall the montage was a highlight of a show filled with highlights.
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