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'Saturday Night Live' Rewinds for George Carlin Tribute

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Jun 25, 2008 | 12:27pm EDT

The producers of sketch show Saturday Night Live will pay tribute to late comedian George Carlin this coming weekend by re-airing the program's 1975 debut, which the funnyman hosted.

Carlin died after suffering a heart attack on Sunday. He was 71.

In a tribute to the comic, SNL creator Lorne Michaels says, "He was gracious, fearless, and most of all, funny."

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