Jim Breuer Remembers Norm Macdonald's Amazing 'SNL' Prank On Chris Kattan

05/29/2015 12:00 pm ET

Anything can happen on a live show, especially when that show is "Saturday Night Live." Former "SNL" cast member Jim Breuer shared an example of that with HuffPost Live on Thursday, when he recalled a hilarious behind-the-scenes moment that made it nearly impossible to avoid breaking character on the air.

It happened during a 1997 episode hosted by Pamela Anderson, who appeared in a "Twilight Zone" sketch with Breuer, Norm Macdonald, Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell. Macdonald and Kattan had been at odds all week, Breuer said, and Macdonald decided to take revenge seconds before the show came back from commercial.

"I'm starting to giggle here, and I can't keep a straight face," Breuer said as he watched footage from the sketch. "I started laughing so hard right before this because Norm and Kattan got in a bicker, literally right before it went to air."

Watch Breuer tell the story in the video above, and click here for the full HuffPost Live conversation about his latest comedy special, "Jim Breuer: Comic Frenzy."

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