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Steven Spielberg's Latest: Laser Cats 7 (SNL Video)

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens April 15, 2012 at 10:34AM

Steven Spielberg played himself in an SNL Digital Short last night, as the ostensible director of the latest installment of Laser Cats  -- the low-tech, sci-fi series with Andy Samberg and Bill Hader, a perfect franchise for a guy obsessed with space aliens. Although the Spielberg alter ego called attention to what he crowingly called his “Hitchcockian cameo” in the film, the real homages were to E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Jurassic Park.
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Speilberg laser Cats

Steven Spielberg played himself in an SNL Digital Short last night, as the ostensible director of the latest installment of Laser Cats  -- the low-tech, sci-fi series with Andy Samberg and Bill Hader, a perfect franchise for a guy obsessed with space aliens. Although the Spielberg alter ego called attention to what he crowingly called his “Hitchcockian cameo” in the film, the real homages were to E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Jurassic Park.

Here is the decidedly un-Spielbergian Laser Cats 7.

This article is related to: TV Videos, SNL Digital Short, SNL, Steven Spielberg, Andy Samberg, Bill Hader, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Jurassic Park, Television

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