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In its original network airing, the word "dick", a recurring word in the chorus, was bleeped 16 times.
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It received a very favorable audience and critical reception. Retrieved July 2, Another executive suggested that a disclaimer be placed before the Web-only version of the video that warned of its explicit content, a proposal that was immediately accepted. Samberg said the writing team originally came up with a different idea for Timberlake, but show honcho Lorne Michaels insisted they exploit his musical side. This page was last edited on 30 Octoberat Comes Around "