Fred Armisen says goodbye, goodnight to SNL as Ian Rubbish with an all-star musical jam

Fred Armisen didn’t have the last laugh on the season finale of Saturday Night Live so much as he had the last rock ‘n’ roll jam, playing himself out as a cast member by playing British rocker Ian Rubbish.

His band consisted not only of fellow cast members Bill Hader (also his SNL finale), Taran Killam and Jason Sudeikis (still here?), but also Armisen’s Portlandia co-star and cohort Carrie Brownstein, Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols, J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr., Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, Aimee Mann and Michael Penn.

“It’s been alright. I’ve had a lovely night with you.”

Sing it with him!

Sean L. McCarthy

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