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Why did every celebrity in the world get together on Sunday night?

What, did our invitation get lost in the mail?

Basically every celebrity in the world was in one place on Sunday night. No it wasn’t an impromptu Kardashian wedding or a Live Aid recording, it was the 4oth anniversary of the U.S. comedy program Saturday Night Live. 

If you care, SNL’s the sketch show that made Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin, and Jimmy Fallon famous.

If you don’t care. it’s an excuse to look at all the famous people talking to one another.

A quick roll call for the attendees: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, (are you jealous yet?) Bradley Cooper, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, (yeah we’re not even half way through) Miley Cyrus, Dan Akroyd, Chevy Chase, Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Kanye West, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Christopher Walken, Emma Stone James Franco, Paul Rudd, Edward Norton, Eddie Murphy- ok we’ll stop now. 

LOOK AT THEM ALL BEING SO FAMOUS:

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And although the three-and-a-half hour live show had plenty of amazing sketches, cameos and live performances – we’ve narrowed down the top five.

1. Betty White and Bradley Cooper making out.

2. The Wayne’s World reunion we’ve all some of us have been waiting for.

3. Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon’s opener.

4. Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Jane Curtin on the Weekend Update.

5. Zach Galifianakis channelling Sia.

And to prepare you for the next pub trivia quiz you go to, here are some stars you probably didn’t realise got their start on Saturday Night Live. 

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