There comes a day in every parent's life when they've got to let their little hatchling fly the nest. It's a poignant moment, one that SNL captured beautifully in this delicate commercial sketch. Is someone cutting onions in here?

via Saturday Night Live

There are the naysayers claiming SNL has shied away from hard satire in recent decades, and they have a point. But you've got to give this sketch credit. Of course it'll ruffle a few feathers, it's about the deadly terrorist scourge ISIS, but SNL took on the subject with some solid comedy.

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