Jimmy Fallon recounts insane tales from "SNL's" 40th anniversary

Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift and Prince: It is one long list of name drops

Published February 17, 2015 2:35PM (EST)

 Jimmy Fallon  (NBC)
Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Jimmy Fallon opened "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary episode, on Sunday, with a hilarious (and at times self-deprecating) song and dance routine with Justin Timberlake. And it seems that the star-filled performance that viewers saw during the three-hour special was just the tip of the iceberg.

On Monday night, Fallon shared insane tales from #SNL40, including encountering Eddie Murphy, tying Tom Hank's shoes, jamming with Paul McCartney and calling Prince to the stage of the afterparty. Fallon's tale is a small taste of a(n overly) decadent celebrity smorgasbord. Watch below:

By Sarah Gray

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