Last night on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” legendary comedian and SNL alum Dana Carvey sat down at a piano and began to sing. Anyone who is a “Saturday Night Live” fan immediately recognized the tune he plunked out as “Choppin’ Broccoli,” one of his more famous songs on the series.
On last night’s show, however, “Choppin’ Broccoli” got a bit of a boost, when the segment included some soundtrack-worthy string instruments and an enthusiastic conductor. Check out the clip below:
For those of you unfamiliar with “Choppin’ Broccoli” (you break my heart), the original skit revolved around a washed-up musician named Derek Stevens who was getting a second chance at a recording contract, with not-up-to par tunes. Host Sigourney Weaver and the dearly departed Phil Hartman played the executives for whom he was auditioning. Check it out below: