Saturday Night Live's Mock Commercial for 'Star Wars' Toys Is Tragically Honest

“For ages 6 and up. Waaay up.”

Entertainment
10,869 Hypes 0 Comments

As Sotheby’s recent “RETURN OF THE NIGO” auction demonstrated with its total haul of $502,202 USD, Star Wars toys have never solely been the preserve of kids, more so the territory of serious collectors and self-professed nerds who store these toys away for years, untouched and wrapped in their original packaging. Saturday Night Live found this phenomenon to be rich material for its latest skit, which takes the form of a mock commercial that welcomingly incorporates this important segment of the market into its body. Within the skit, grown men fight with kids over the purpose of Star Wars toys, with the former seeing the act of playing with the toys (the original purpose for which they were designed) as a form of blasphemy. Enjoy the video above.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Pete Davidson to Exit 'Saturday Night Live' After Eight Years
Entertainment

Pete Davidson to Exit 'Saturday Night Live' After Eight Years

Along with Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney.

Roddy Ricch To Perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Next Week
Music

Roddy Ricch To Perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Next Week

The first artist of the show’s 2022 season.

NBC to Air Betty White's 2010 'Saturday Night Live' Episode In Memory of Late Comedian
Entertainment

NBC to Air Betty White's 2010 'Saturday Night Live' Episode In Memory of Late Comedian

At 88, she was the oldest comedian to host the show.


'Star Wars' Celebration Is Coming Back This Year
Entertainment

'Star Wars' Celebration Is Coming Back This Year

The in-person event will run in late May.

YG featuring Mozzy & Slim 400 - City Mad (Produced by P-Lo)
Music 

YG featuring Mozzy & Slim 400 - City Mad (Produced by P-Lo)

YG’s next album is going to brazy.

Nike Air Max 90 VT "Varsity Maize"
Footwear

Nike Air Max 90 VT "Varsity Maize"

A striking Vach-Tech sneaker in bright yellow.

The CFDA Is Looking to "Fix" the Current Fashion Show System by Making It Consumer-Driven
Fashion

The CFDA Is Looking to "Fix" the Current Fashion Show System by Making It Consumer-Driven

See now, buy now.

20 Pairs of Autographed Kobe 11s Will Be Hidden Around the World
Footwear

20 Pairs of Autographed Kobe 11s Will Be Hidden Around the World

An epic scavenger hunt to kick off the release.

Fetty Wap & Post Malone Announce Joint Tour
Music 

Fetty Wap & Post Malone Announce Joint Tour

Two of the most-watched up-and-comers are hitting the road together.


Purity Ring Perform in a Cave Full of Lights for "heartsigh" Visual
Music 

Purity Ring Perform in a Cave Full of Lights for "heartsigh" Visual

Dancing with ghosts.

David Bowie Unveils Trailer for New Single "Lazarus"
Music 

David Bowie Unveils Trailer for New Single "Lazarus"

The second single in support of David Bowie’s new album.

Ariel Pink Performs with Massive Choir for Festival Set
Music 

Ariel Pink Performs with Massive Choir for Festival Set

Now we just need to see him perform with an orchestra.

Juicy J's 'O's to Oscars' Project Features Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Logic, Metro Boomin & More
Music 

Juicy J's 'O's to Oscars' Project Features Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Logic, Metro Boomin & More

Just a couple days after announcing the mixtape, Juicy J drops ‘Os to Oscars.’

These "Caruso" Cabinet Speakers Provide a Nostalgic Aesthetic With a Digital Sound
Design

These "Caruso" Cabinet Speakers Provide a Nostalgic Aesthetic With a Digital Sound

A digital twist to the late 70s.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.