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12 epic behind-the-scenes pictures from SNL's star studded anniversary special
Nearly every famous person you can think of was just hanging around backstage – and the photos were great.

OVER THE WEEKEND, long-running sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live had its 40th anniversary special – and the show has everyone talking.

Needless to say, there were some mega stars milling around backstage:

Co-host Justin Timberlake enjoys a pre-show drink

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Bradley Cooper was dressed as a pool boy, as you do

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Jimmy Fallon and JT opened the show in full tux mode

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Sarah Silverman watches on as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Jane Curtin re-unite

Jerry Seinfeld was on A4-hanging duties

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Kimye and Chris Rock just chillin’

Paul McCartney rehearses Maybe I’m Amazed

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Emma Stone nails the ’70s wig

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Miley Cyrus chewin’ on some pizza

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The best backstage party imaginable

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Basically, everyone was there

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Bill Hader and Bill Murray representing Bills everywhere

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So, there you have it – behind the scenes of the most star-studded party you can imagine. Not a bad night out for all involved.

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