Welcome home, Eddie. Standing ovation for Mr. Murphy. #SNL40
— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) February 16, 2015
It’s no secret that Eddie Murphy was one of the first comedians to be a cast members but to host the show as well and even though he has great history with Saturday Night Live, Eddie was only given 73 seconds on this past show’s 40th anniversay special episode.
Going from Chris Rock’s intro for Eddie Murphy to the actual Eddie Murphy we got there was like going from cocaine to heavy sedatives — Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) February 16, 2015
How do you have Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock make a dual appearance on SNL and not end up with the greatest moment in comedy history?
— Hunter Walker (@hunterw) February 16, 2015
Missed SNL’s 40th anniversay episode? Here’s a few clips for you to enjoy…