Saturday Night Live (SNL) poked fun at
critics of Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend on ESPN when he learned that he had been drafted by the St. Louis Rams.
The sketch comedy show reunited the
over-the-top affectionate Vogelcheck family to drive home its point.
In the skit, host Adam Samberg plays
the gay son who brings home his boyfriend (played by Taran Killam) to
watch the NFL draft. Special guest Paul Rudd and former cast
regulars Fred Armisen, Kirsten Wiig, Bill Hader and Maya Rudolph play
members of the Vogelcheck family.
Family members make out with each other
as Killam awkwardly looks on.
When ESPN broadcasts the kiss, a
shocked Hader says, “That seems like a lot for TV.”
Rudd, who is licking Armisen's neck,
agrees: “Yeah, people are watching this with their families.”
Killam chides the family on their
“I'm sorry, I didn't say anything
when you people made out as a family, but I think you're being a
little close-minded about a happy couple celebrating on television
who just happen to be gay,” Killam says.
the skit at Mediaite.com.)