"And watching him was, for me, a life-changing experience. He had these back-up singers that were like choir singers from the future, and a toy poodle with a TV monitor in his mouth," Armisen recalled.
"David Bowie transformed whatever space he was in, whatever medium he was using, and that night for me, he transformed live television."
Armisen then introduced a clip of Bowie performing "The Man Who Sold the World" on the show in 1979.
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