Andy Samberg Performs “Alive” as Eddie Vedder at the Independent Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 25: Actor Andy Samberg performs onstage during the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards at the Santa Monica Pier on February 25, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for Film Independent)

Imagine the awards show In Memoriam segments, except with people who’re still alive instead of deceased—and with Andy Samberg‘s Eddie Vedder impersonation. The Independent Spirit Awards, held the day before the Oscars, got that scenario last night as the comedian did an in-character performance of Pearl Jam‘s “Alive.” The sequence was as hilarious as it was educational: Yes, Tim Allen and Best Actor nominee Viggo Mortensen are still alive. Not Fred Armisen, though—he’s dead. Watch the performance below.

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