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Fred Armisen’s Punk Rock Goodbye To "SNL"

His parting gift to the world was to find a way to get members of Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., and Sleater-Kinney on the Saturday Night Live” stage. Ian Rubbish forever!

1. Last night’s SNL was the last to feature Fred Armisen, who’s been a member of the cast for 11 seasons. His final sketch was a performance as his British punk rock alter ego Ian Rubbish.

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2. It was also the final sketch featuring Bill Hader, who is also departing from the show after 8 seasons.

“…but we’re gonna keep playin’ together.”

3. It’s probably also Jason Sudeikis’ final appearance on the show too, though he hasn’t made an official announcement about it yet.

4. For the second half of the song, Fred brought out a bunch of his coolest indie rock friends.

From the left, that’s Aimee Mann, Michael Penn, Steve Jones from The Sex Pistols, Carrie Brownstein from Sleater-Kinney and Wild Flag (and Portlandia!), J. Mascis from Dinosaur Jr., and Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth.

5. You might find yourself choking up at the end, when Fred sings “It’s been alright / I’ve had a lovely night with you” for the last time.

Also, awwwwww, Carrie and Fred!

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