NBC and Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels took the unprecedented step of bumping this week’s scheduled repeat of the Peter Dinklage episode to honor Prince with a special tribute episode comprising his musical appearances and comedy sketches featuring Fred Armisen’s hilarious portrayal of the music icon. Jimmy Fallon hosted the special episode giving viewers a look back at performances from Prince’s three appearances on the show, as well as a look at Prince’s impromptu performance at the SNL 40th anniversary afterparty. Enjoy this nostalgic look back and reflect on the genius that is and always will be Prince.
Prince: Party Up
Prince: Electric Chair
Prince featuring Tamar: Beautiful, Loved and Blessed
Prince: Clouds, Marz and Another Love
Jimmy Fallon on Prince’s performance at the SNL40 Afterparty
Prince: Let’s Go Crazy at SNL40
Prince Christmas Special with Robert DeNiro
Prince Show with Shia LaBeouf as Toby Maguire
What did you think of the tribute? What are your memories of Prince? Tell us in the comments below!