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Safelite Pushes Back After SNL Spoof

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Safelite AutoGlass, which was the subject of a Saturday Night Live parody, has expressed its disappointment with the sketch and called it a "step too far."

"Thanks for the skit. Although we can take a joke, this one was a step too far. Our techs are our heroes. #notcool," Safelite AutoGlass said on Twitter.

The Columbus, Ohio-based automotive glass repair company added it was not involved in creating the skit and was disappointed it was aired.

In Saturday's episode of SNL, Beck Bennett played a creepy Safelite AutoGlass technician who is always around to help a mother and teenage daughter - played by Aidy Bryant and Melissa Villasenor, respectively - to replace broken windshields.

Bennett's behavior goes from helpful to unsettling. It finally becomes apparent that he is the person who repeatedly breaks the windshields so that he would be able to spend more time with the daughter.

Bennett's shaved-head look even resembled a Safelite technician who has regularly featured in ads for the company. This weekend's SNL episode was hosted by Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot.

by RTT Staff Writer

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