SNL Amazon Alexa Spoof

Recently, Saturday Night Live, the excellent, long running comedy spectacular, show created a great sketch about Amazon’s Alexa voice activated product (of course, the NOB Show has it’s own Amazon Echo Skill, HERE). The sketch was an advertisement for a (faux) device called Alexa Silver, touted as the only smart speaker built specifically for “The Greatest Generation.”



The device’s main feature? It’s super loud and responds to any name even remotely close to Alexa.
Alaina, Allegra, Aretha, Alisha, Alfonzo, Aldis, Arashel, Excederin… you get the idea.

Of course, the device also had a bunch of other features designed for senior citizens, the best of which may be an “uh-huh” feature, which just sporadically responds with “uh-huh” as you tell it rambling stories.

It also repeats itself, clarifies itself and can speak up when you can’t hear it. Oh, and the best part? You can only order it via Amazon with a check or money order.

Written by Paul Vogelzang

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