Look who’s back! For ‘SNL’’s 40th Anniversary celebration on Feb. 15, so many familiar faces reunited to bring you the funniest news of the week, including the golden duo of Tina & Amy! Check out who else returned!
Incredible! SNL’s 40th anniversary special wouldn’t have been complete without a hilarious Weekend Update sketch. And a hilarious Weekend Update sketch wouldn’t have felt right without Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and the original lady behind the desk, Jane Curtin! But they weren’t the only ones to make it back. That’s right, Stefon is in the house!
‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler & More Return For Weekend Update
Oh, how we’ve all missed the most important person in the New York club scene! After giving a brief history of what’s been going on with SNL over the last 40 years, Tina, Amy, and Jane invited some A-list celebrities behind the desk to share their impersonations of their favorite SNL characters. Emma Stone paid homage to Gilda Radner‘s iconic Roseanne Roseannadanna, while Melissa McCarthy did Chris Farley proud as Matt Foley. (Seriously, both Emma and Melissa got the hair styles spot on!)
But like we said — there’s no Weekend Update without Stefon, and apparently, Ed Norton agreed, as he came out to do his best impersonation of the flamboyantly perfect New Yorker. But before you could even say, ‘Jewish Dracula’, Bill Hader rolled on out, hands firmly around his mouth, taking his rightful place beside the girls. And he wasn’t alone, either!
We all know Stefon would be nothing without his beloved husband, Seth Meyers, who hosted Weekend Update for many, many years. And guess what — they have children now! Lucky kids! Do they need a babysitter?
What did you think, Hollywoodlifers? Was it everything you wished it could be?
— Dina Sartore-Bodo