Show: Brilliant SNL Fake Ad Ridicules Scientology's Creepy Underbelly - 2015-04-04
When SNL presents a highly-produced pre-taped video sketch, it's almost a guarantee to be better than the live-action skits. And tonight's Scientology-bashing example was one for the ages.
The scene: A fake '90s-era musical ad for a religion called "Neurotology," replete with nonsense jargon like "Diametrics"; belief in aliens living in your brain; expensive devices that attach to your head; and subtly terrified followers who eventually leave the religion, go "missing," or become outspoken activists against the cult.
There's even a terrifying Miscavige-like leader and goofy black-and-white footage of an L. Ron-Hubbard-like founder.
You could spend two hours watching HBO's Going Clear… or you could just watch this now: