Saturday Night Live spoofs Chrysler Super Bowl Commercial
That's right, Chrysler's much talked about “Halftime in America” Super Bowl commercial, which has created a lot of discussion and controversy, was spoofed on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. It was actually spoofed not once, not twice... but three times! There were in total three fake commercials that were aired on Saturday Night Live during the weekend spoofing Chrysler’s Super Bowl commercial.
One of the Saturday Night Live cast members, Bill Hader, played the role of Clint Eastwood. The first ad follows the format of the actual commercial but is obviously making fun of the real one. Hader talks like Clint Eastwood and similar music plays in the background. He then starts saying that the ad was not supposed to be political. He mentions he doesn't care if Obama “runs the ball.” Then he starts taking jabs at the Republican presidential candidates which includes Mitt Romeny, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum. (In the second commercial spoof he throws a jab at Newt Gingrich too.) Toward the end he finally remembers that the commercial is for Chrysler and exclaims “Get a Chrysler and get off my damn lawn!”
The second further makes fun of Clint Eastwood and the Chrysler commercial by taking about China. Hader playing Eastwood exclaims, “They own half our stadium. How did they get so far ahead? Cause they work hard!” Later he says, “We got something they don't, Chryslers!” You think the commercial is for Chrysler, but is really for Little Ceasers, the pizza restaurant chain.
Bill Hader did a great job playing Clint Eastwood and this will probably boost his popularity among a lot of people. (Well, maybe not Chrysler executives.) Hader is not only a cast member of Saturday Night Live but also works as a writer for South Park, the well known Comedy Central show that has been on the air for over 15 years.
Whoever created the Chrysler Super Bowl commercial ad is probably rejoicing. When you make a commercial that gets spoofed on Saturday Night Live three times, you know the original will only get more views. Not even Kia's Super Bowl commercial with Adriana Lima or Fiat 500's commercial was spoofed on Saturday Night Live.
Watch the three Saturday Night Live commercial spoofs below and let us know what you think.