SNL 40 Web Video Edited Out Some of Eddie Murphy’s Awkwardness

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SNL 40 web video edited out some of Eddie Murphy’s awkwardness
In the version posted online, the part where Murphy starts talking to a producer off-camera was cut out, including his joke to “let’s do it again.” PLUS: A whopping 23.1 million watched and it was the most-tweeted TV episode ever, SNL characters then vs. now, here are all the famous people in the audience, Phil Hartman’s daughter also attended, Taylor Swift jammed with Jimmy Fallon and Paul McCartney at the after-party, why SNL is like a national monument, why SNL loves hating on California, and SNL is a showcase for endearing mediocrity.

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