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Watch: Steve Martin Celebrated By Tina Fey, Conan O’Brien, Steve Carell and More at AFI Tribute

Watch: Steve Martin Celebrated By Tina Fey, Conan O'Brien, Steve Carell and More at AFI Tribute

Steve Martin’s AFI Tribute was a star-studded event filled with laughter and appreciation for the comedic genius behind “The Jerk,” “The Three Amigos” and “Roxanne,” among others. 

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Jack Black Warms the Crowd with “The Thermos Song”
As the crowd stands and waits to hear what they think will be the national anthem, Jack Black greets them with a hilarious, heart-felt rendition of “The Thermos Song” from the 1979 film “The Jerk.”


Conan O’Brien Reflects on “SNL” and First Meeting Steve Martin
He shares his first experience with Martin on the set of “Saturday Night Live,” and how their friendship progressed years later. 


Martin Short Jokes About Steve, Roast Style
Short showed his admiration for Martin by poking some fun. 


Martin Short Talks Disneyland
In this clip, he laughs over Steve Martin’s early beginnings at Disneyland. 


Queen Latifah Calls Him “The Whitest Man on Earth”
She discusses her work with Martin on “Bringing Down the Earth” and his white man tendencies, including trying to put mayonnaise on soul food.

Steve Carell Has Been Imitating Steve Martin His Whole Career
The “Office” star confesses to which of his films have been total rip-offs of Martin’s own work. 


Sarah Silverman Dishes Her Young Love for Steve Martin
She shares her heartfelt story of looking up to Martin and eventually getting to meet him during her career.


Martin’s Advice to Tina Fey
In this clip, Fey shares the helpful advice Martin gave to her on the set of “Baby Mama,” including, “Never shake hands when an open-mouth kiss would suffice.”


The Dream of “Being a Movie Guy”
Tina Fey discusses Martin’s dream of bringing his comedic genius to movies.


Tina Fey Talks Martin’s Dad Roles and Feminism
She shares her love for Steve’s portrayal of father figures in “Father of the Bride,” “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” and “Parenthood.”


Martin’s Life as a “Rock-Star Comedian”
Tina Fey talks about his successful, Billboard chart-topping music career and transition to a comedian and actor.


The Bond Between Tina Fey and Martin’s Wife
In this clip, Fey draws unexpected parallels of herself to Martin’s wife, Anne Stringfield.


Want to see the whole thing? TCM will present an encore of the AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin on Thursday, July 30 at 8pm. 

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