10/13/2013 11:50 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'SNL' Takes On The NASA Shutdown In 'Gravity' Parody

In one fell swoop, "Saturday Night Live" managed to parody both the government shutdown and the hit film "Gravity." Check out this weekend's opening sketch, featuring Taran Killam and Cecily Strong lost in space with only a NASA janitor (Kenan Thompson) available at Mission Control.