It was only a matter of time before someone took a crack at parodying the most recent Super Bowl commercial from Chrysler. Saturday Night Live has stepped up to the plate with a new skit featuring none other than Bill Hader in Clint Eastwood's shoes and scowl. The spot pokes fun at the unintentionally political ad, with Hader scowling his way through a third-quarter speech. We won't ruin the ending for you, but we will say the skit features the phrase "tiny little chicken legs." Comedy gold.

Chrysler came under fire shortly after the company's game-day spot aired. The commercial featured Clint Eastwood drawing parallels between the fall and resurrection of Detroit and the rest of America. Critics complained the spot was a thinly veiled argument for a second term for the Obama Administration. Eastwood, a republican who was vocally against the auto bailout, quickly denied those claims. Hit the jump for both the SNL skit and the original ad.





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      razorpit
      • 2 Years Ago
      I have to laugh at the KIA add before the video. How ironic...
      The Law
      • 2 Years Ago
      You people wouldn't know a joke if it ran you over with a 4x4.
      Bill Burke
      • 2 Years Ago
      Proof positive that an unusual Chrysler ad served its pupose... again. Oh, and by the way, why not buy a Chrysler while were at it America?
      rkeeeballs
      • 2 Years Ago
      SNL...thank you ...took 3 minutes to stop laughing !
      sanmusa
      • 2 Years Ago
      "Sorry, but the clip you want to see is not available at your location". Gee, thanks NBC, nice way to support your troops, we can see your **** overseas!
      billfrombuckhead
      • 2 Years Ago
      “It’s Halftime in America” was the top-ranked automotive commercial in YouTube’s Ad Blitz 2012 contest. For the past five years, the YouTube Ad Blitz has been one of the largest consumer polls of Super Bowl ads. Marchionne says the ad is about a mission rather than a product. “’It’s Halftime in America’ is about a mission, not about a product. It is about the spirit that motivates our embracement of this mission,” said Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler Group LLC. “The 2-minute video portrayed the essence of Chrysler Group’s commitment and how we are working toward the future. We don’t presume to teach anything or show our way as the right way ahead. Our message to the United States came from people who felt a duty to encourage the country they love. It was simply a way of saying that everyone, in the land of opportunity, has the right to dream and the power to turn that dream into reality.” http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php/2012/02/its-halftime-in-america-top-automotive-super-bowl-ad-on-youtube
      rbrtkyte
      • 2 Years Ago
      Too bad the movie will not play!
      drewpy
      • 2 Years Ago
      love it..."my pants have had it up to here." hehe
      Chris Miller
      • 10 Months Ago
      whats up with all these stories from two years ago popping up?
      jgmrealestate
      • 2 Years Ago
      Kim Kardashain should promote a car that is perfect for those quicky love scenes, the car would fit the age group or the demographics that follow her.It would be convenient to use in the back seat or front depending on what your doing . This may also stimulate some would be buyers,, that if they buy the Kardashian car they can save money on those cheap motels they use,because after all her followers still live at home and are mostly wanna be reality stars or in their eyes big stars like Kim.
        Hector Estrada
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jgmrealestate
        umm what? also whats " the car" which car? wtf are you talking about?
      davidbracker
      • 2 Years Ago
      Sounds cornie, but I think it was heart felt and that's what we all need.db
      Toneron
      • 2 Years Ago
      SNL politicking for Obama already. Sickening.
        TruthHertz
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Toneron
        How many sketches have you seen where SNL bagged on Obama? I can count them on one hand. How about Bush? I ran out of fingers AND toes. Did you expect anything different from a show based in New York?
          Chris
          • 2 Years Ago
          @TruthHertz
          I would not exactly consider NYC a "Mecca" for Democrats. After all, it was a Republican mayor that helped turn the city around in the 90s and was tremendously popular. Now, if we were talking about any other city in that part of the country, I would be more inclined to agree with you.
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