How Bill Murray Won Oscar Night: A Photo Essay
While it's hard to argue anyone had a better weekend than Lupita Nyong'o (birthday, No. 1 movie at the box office, Oscar, Spirit Award, getting in on the world’s most famous selfie along with your brother), it seems unlikely anyone had more fun on Oscar night than Bill Murray.
He started off with a tribute to his friend Harold Ramis, ad-libbed during Murray's presentation of the Best Cinematography award alongside Amy Adams.
Ramis, who passed away last month, worked with Murray on some of the best comedies in American film history. After the official nominees were announced, Murray added: "Oh, and we forgot one: Harold Ramis, for 'Caddyshack,' 'Ghostbusters,' and 'Groundhog Day.'"
Bill Murray shouts out Harold Ramis. Awesome. https://t.co/bb03lirVNf— Mike Hayes (@michaelhayes) March 3, 2014
Murray also led the standing ovation for Darlene Love, who sang during the Best Documentary acceptance speech. He even threw in a fist pump:
The legend was just getting started. He hit the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, where he joined Selena Gomez on the red carpet for perhaps the best photobomb in a night full of great photobombs:
He hung out with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alums Andy Samberg and Bill Hader, as well as ace "SNL" host Paul Rudd and professional funnyman Adam Scott: