Adam Sandler's Touching Tribute to Chris Farley on 'SNL'

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There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Adam Sandler took to the SNL stage he and Chris Farley once shared and paid tribute to his late co-star with a touching song.

Sandler and Farley starred together on "Saturday Night Live" before the Wisconsin native's tragic death due to drugs in 1997. Adam was a writer that year and then became a cast member the next year.

In his opening monologue, Sandler said being on "SNL" was "the greatest time of my life" and also addressed his firing in 1995 with a song called - appropriately - "I was sacked".

"I was sacked, I was fired, I never saw it coming", he sang.

He tells Davidson that he hasn't been fired yet, to which he asks "how is that even possible?"

Sandler wasn't the only one to lament about being fired on Saturday either, with Chris Rock joining him on stage to sing that he "got fired".

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Some of Adam Sandler's most notable works include the Hotel Transylvania series, Blended, The Water Boy, The Wedding Singer, the Grown Ups series, Click, Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, and more. When reminded by Sandler that he hadn't actually been fired, Davidson quipped, "I wasn't?"

Sandler's songs on SNL had always been a source of comedy in the past, but his Chris Farley tribute was certainly far more serious.

Sandler left "SNL" in 1995 but had never been back to host since his departure from the show.

Later in the episode, during "Weekend Update", Sandler gave the fans what they were hoping for by wonderfully reprising his iconic Opera Man character, which he used to musically satirize current events.

"He was a one-man party, you know I'm talking about, I'm talking about my friend Chris Farley", he sings.

"I was sacked, I was fired, I never saw it coming", Sandler sang, in a tune that included Sandler's joke claim that he called producer Lorne Michaels, and never got a call back.