Here's What the Cast of SNL Would Look Like as Demented Scientologists

A week after HBO premiered the Scientology documentary Going Clear, SNL has its response—a music video for “the Church of Neurotology” that perfectly channels the dowdy 20th century insanity of L. Ron & friends. “Religion and science intertwined, aliens live inside of our minds,” sings a beatific Aidy Bryant, eyes bright with fervor.

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This sketch really is SNL at its unhinged best, and with such great source material, how could it not be? Has there ever been a more perfect object of satire than Scientology? And I would be remiss if I did not leave you with a few screenshots:

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Illustration for article titled Heres What the Cast of iSNL /iWould Look Like as Demented Scientologists
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So does this mean the SNL castmembers in this video won’t be invited to the annual Scientology recruitment lunch for celebs?

As a side note, I love to tell people about the time someone tried to recruit me for Scientology. Was sitting in a park, attractive guy sits down next to me. He asks me standard “pre-date” questions. Then he asks if I’m into drugs or have ever been “in trouble”. I say no (I was very goody at that age).

I think he’s going to leave me his number and instead I get handed his business card with the Scientology centers address! This is why I don’t talk to strangers in public anymore.