This SNL Hoverboard Parody Barely Had to Exaggerate How Dangerous They Are

Say what you will about Tickle Me Elmo, but at least that trendy holiday gift didn’t spontaneously combust and burn down houses.

Hoverboards—those cheap handless motorized scooters that do not hover—are one of the most coveted presents this year. They’re also unregulated and prone to bursting into flames. This Saturday Night Live commercial parody this weekend really didn’t have to exaggerate too much to highlight how absurdly dangerous they are:

Screenshot: SNL.


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