NBC added the video to YouTube , where it received more than 28 million views. The song has two versions, which were both praised by David Jeffries of AllMusic. Ludwin's first instinct was that they shouldn't, but upon seeing the video with a representative from the NBC legal department, he found himself laughing and realized that those searching on the Internet specifically for the video would not be shocked.
This page was last edited on 18 January , at An uncensored version was made available on the Saturday Night Live website after the show was aired. The comedy show Brooklyn Nine-Nine starring Andy Samberg as the main character also references the song in its first season, in a scene in which Samberg's character Jake Peralta is called by one of his friends "Jake in a box". Retrieved February 23, According to Samberg, Timberlake "didn't even blink" upon hearing the idea, and was immediately receptive to recording it. Schaffer began editing the footage early Saturday morning and only completed the short within minutes of its broadcast debut, finalizing the video while the show was already live.
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In its original network airing, the word "dick", a recurring word in the chorus, was bleeped 16 times.
Released the day before Mother's Day , the video was an immediate viral hit, in the same vein of its predecessor. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from February All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with hAudio microformats Singlechart usages for Canada. David Jeffries called it "The smart mimicry of teen pop" and highlighted it. Schaffer began editing the footage early Saturday morning and only completed the short within minutes of its broadcast debut, finalizing the video while the show was already live. Archived from the original on Never Stop Never Stopping. Samberg and Timberlake recorded the song in an all-night session two days later, with a hour video shoot commencing the next day.
The song originated from Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaelswho asked Samberg to write a track to showcase Timberlake's singing abilities. After being screened by NBC executives for content, the short debuted less than a few hours later. In its original network airing, the word "dick", a recurring word in the chorus, was bleeped 16 times. It received a very Box dick in skit audience and critical reception. The music video portrays two balladeers played by Andy Samberg and Justin Timberlake aka "2: