Nearly two decades ago, Saturday Night Live’s Chris Parnell and Andy Samberg interrupted the show’s very premise—its real-time telecast—with a silly, lo-fi prerecorded video titled “Lazy Sunday,” which detailed a listless Manhattan weekend afternoon to the tune of an original rap about getting blazed, eating cupcakes, and hailing a cab uptown for a matinee screening of The Chronicles of Narnia. Officially, the clip was the show’s second-ever “digital short,” but it chartered its course into the rest of the 21st century.

On a recent episode of their succinctly titled podcast, The Lonely Island & Seth Meyers Podcast, the Lonely Island’s Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer reflected on the clip they wrote and filmed in December 2005, just months into their first SNL season. Not long after a clandestine upload of “Lazy Sunday” appeared on a nascent website called YouTube, it became one of the platform’s first truly viral videos.

“Those first few days, we were all walking around with our jaws dropped. Everyone we knew kept emailing us and calling us. It was a huge turning point in our careers,” said Samberg in a 2006 GQ story about YouTube’s then-newfound success. “Only die-hard people used to recognize me—‘Hey, you’re the new guy!’ Now I walk down the street and someone will just yell ‘Lazy Sunday!’ at me.”

In the video, which aired during SNL’s holiday-theme episode that year, Samberg wears a mid-aughts, hipster-lite winter ensemble: wide-leg brown chinos, fingerless knit gloves, and a black, hip-length insulated parka featuring front flap pockets, bright red lining, and a white-fur-trimmed hood, which he’d had recently purchased at the original Supreme shop downtown on Lafayette Street.

“The tragedy was that we got to New York—we were from California—and we didn’t have big winter coats,” Schaffer recalls on the pod. (The Lonely Island trio grew up together in Berkeley.) “Andy had really searched around and, at the Supreme store, had found a coat he was very, very proud of and very excited to wear. And had spent a lot of money on, I assume—Supreme is not cheap. He wore it in the video, and then if he wore that jacket out in public after that he was recognizable as the character from ‘Lazy Sunday.’”

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