“Saturday Night Live” Parodies TSA Controversy In Their Skit

November 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
tsa1Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Saturday Night Live” on NBC saw criticism, commentary, mockery regarding the recent controversy of airport security measures of pat down by the Transportation Security Administration. The actors of “Saturday Night Live” made a skit named “Message from the TSA” and sang a slogan which said that if anyone wants to feel contact at “certain special places”, they should go to airport. The segment received great appreciation as it managed to tickle the funny bones of the audience.

Kristen Wiig, one of the actors of “Saturday Night Live” asks audience if they are feeling lonely in this holiday season, then Abby Elliot, other cast member asks if someone is looking for human “interaction”. Keenan Thompson, who dresses himself as TSA agent comes forefront and asks to go to security airport to feel contact at “certain places”. Bill Hader then gives a commentary saying that TSA agents are ready to give everyone “little something extra” to make people thankful about the “holiday season”.

The “Saturday Night Live” cast members also coined a slogan which says that its the business of TSA to “touch” certain places of the customers! The hilarious segment not was a parody of TSA’s implemented rule of full-body scanners and “enhanced” pat downs and according to people it is personally invasive. Even Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she understands how difficult and “offensive” it is for people who go through the process. However, TSA administrator said that the new regulations will be as personally invasive as possible and it provide the security American people deserves. He also said that the new regulations will be adopted as “conditions warrant” for the security of the people.

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