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Mercedes-Benz responds to SNL's AA-battery powered car with its own goof

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A fake Mercedes-Benz ad was one of the few standout sketches from this past weekend's Saturday Night Live. Julia Louis-Dreyfus' star power and some high-end commercial cinematography sell the two-minute parody as a real commercial — until the actress reveals the vehicle is powered by 9,648 AA batteries.

Someone at Mercedes-Benz enjoyed the joke enough to pull a "yes and" on Twitter, sharing the skit along with a photograph of the car manufacturer's complimentary recharging station: a standard electrical outlet charger.

Here's the skit:

And here's the tweet:

Of course, if I had the a choice, I would not ride the Mercedes AA model. No. No. No, I would ride the snake. I would ride the snake. Ride the snake.

Ride the snake.

Ride the snake.

Ride the snake.

Ride the snake.

Ride the snake.