Chevy Chase, the comic and Saturday Night Live pioneer, took the saying to heart Sunday. Despite being apparently ill, he showed up and performed at the show's 40th anniversary celebration in Rockerfeller Center.
During the television special, Chase was sweating profusely, panting and talking very slowly, as veteran NBC Entertainment correspondent Carson Daily charged on with questions about the show's legendary success. The actor blamed the red carpet frenzy for looking and sounding disheveled.
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