Bill Hader Says Fred Armisen Veered Off Course in the First ‘The Californians’ Sketch on SNL

“The Californians” is one of the funniest, weirdest SNL sketches of the past decade. How does such a thing come about? Bill Hader tells the story, which begins with Lorne Michaels being late to a meeting and ends with Fred Armisen ad-libbing on live TV.

Bill Hader Talks First SNL ‘Californians’ Sketch