Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary - The best bits

The three-and-a-half-hour special featured a range of their classic sketches and a bunch of their former hosts.

Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary - The best bits

The Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special took place over the weekend and it was a star-studded event.

The three-and-a-half-hour special featured a range of their classic sketches and a bunch of their former hosts.

We’re here to give you a brief sum-up of the highlights, which saw stars including Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Jerry Seinfeld, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey all take part.

Things even got steamy between Bradley Cooper and Betty White.

The Hollywood heartthrob locked lips with 93-year-old Betty White as the pair took part in recurring soap opera parody The Californians.

“Did everyone R.S.V.PHA?” has had us holding our sides all morning.

The anniversary special opened with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake performing a funny musical number paying tribute to past sketches and characters.

Will Ferrell reprised his role as game show host Alex Trebek in a revived game of Celebrity Jeopardy.

Where he welcomed guests including Jim Carrey as Matthew McConaughey, Darrell Hammond as Sean Connery, Kate McKinnon as Justin Bieber and Alec Baldwin as Tony Bennett.

We have to give our hats off to Kate for simply the best Bieber impression we’ve seen in a long time.

Mike Myers and Dana Carvey poked fun at Kanye West when they resurrected their classic characters Wayne and Garth from Wayne’s World.

The pair were discussing musical guests when Garth said: “I think Beck was one of the best, even better than Beyonce.”

Of course poking fun at Kanye following his second stage-crashing antics at the Grammys.

“Kanye, sit down,” the duo warned following Kanye jokingly getting up from his chair in the audience.

The evening also saw musical performances from the likes of Miley Cyrus, Kanye West and Paul McCartney.

And there was even a sketch of a musical performance, with Maya Rudolph bringing back her Beyonce impression for renditions of Halo and Drunk In Love.

She can do no wrong.

Congrats SNL!

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