The Emmy winner's loved ones celebrated his first appearance on the storied show — including a surprise appearance from his dad.

By Shana Naomi Krochmal
February 07, 2021 at 12:43 AM EST

During Dan Levy's first gig as the host of Saturday Night Live, there was one predictable — and hilarious — sound coming from the peanut gallery. It was his family and Schitt's Creek colleagues celebrating — sometimes mocking, always loving — his turn in one of the biggest pressure cookers of a gig in live TV.

Father and costar Eugene Levy had the best seat in the house — and a backstage cameo, enclosed in a giant Plexiglass box for safety — and sister and fellow actor Sarah Levy was also at Rockefeller Center.

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On Saturday morning, Levy's mother, Deborah Divine, proudly and pointedly celebrated her son's moment of ultimate comeuppance on Twitter:

Below, a selection of our favorite high-fives from this close-knit crew:

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