SNL: Star Wars toy commercial mocks adult fans
Combining Honest Trailers with that part in The 40-Year-Old Virgin where Steve Carell explains why he doesn’t want to take his action figures out of the box, here’s the Saturday Night Live version of a Star Wars toy commercial.
The toys are for ages six and up — “way up,” according to a group of adult males played by Bobby Moynihan, Taran Killam, and Kyle Mooney. And so it goes that these men show a bunch of kids how to really play with their Force Awakens products.
“Leave them in the box and never touch them,” said Moynihan to a youngster.
“Just look at it,” added Killam.
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Things take a turn for the bummer, however, when one of the kids asks Killam’s collector if his wife also enjoys playing with Star Wars toys. Sad trombone effect goes here, but watch the full parody below.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is out on Friday.
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