SNL: Target commercial offers sanctuary from your family on Thanksgiving |


Target offers an escape from your family in SNL spoof

Just in time for Thanksgiving!

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Need an escape from the family on Thanksgiving, especially after the recent election? Saturday Night Live has found one: your friendly neighborhood Target. 

The spoof ad from the late-night sketch series is oddly absent of Kristen Wiig’s Target Lady – the SNL veteran returned as host this weekend – but it at least captures the angst some Americans feel when confronting family members following Donald Trump’s win.  

Watch below as Cecily Strong lounges on a beanbag chair, lies down on the floor of the toy section, finds a secret flask inside a case of Play-Doh, and stares absently into the ether while sitting in her car in the empty parking lot.