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That "SNL" Spoof Of Scientology Was A Spot-On Remake Of An Old Video

Gorgeous religion, old and true. Started in 1982.

Posted on April 5, 2015, at 10:40 a.m. ET

On the April 4 episode, Saturday Night Live aired a music video of an original song called "Always Believe" from the fictional Church of Neurotology...

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It was basically a direct remake of the 1990 "We Stand Tall" Scientology music video.

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And it was pretty on point.

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I mean...

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Really on point.

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It's hard to tell the difference between SNL's Diametrics Foundation and Scientology's Dianetics Foundation.

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Especially here:

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And Taran Killam's intensity as a "senior official" in the Church of Neurotology made it damn near possible to distinguish the two.

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As did Bobby Moynihan's impression of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.

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The SNL video includes horrifying "where are they now" updates on some of the members of the Church of Neurotology.

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Um, no they won't.

And, for comparison, the "We Stand Tall" music video here.

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