‘SNL’: ‘A Christmas Carol’ Gets Bloody With Martin Short As Ebenezer Scrooge

charles dickens must be rolling in his grave tonight saturday night live reimagines it Christmas Carol as a bloody R-rated sketch starring steve martin And Martin Short,

The miniature portrays Ebenezer Scrooge, who goes from being a heartless wretch to turning his life around after meeting three mysterious ghosts during his travels in the film. Similarly, in snl sketch, Scrooge tries to become a better person by sharing his wealth with the more unfortunate.

Gazing out of his tall window at the hustle and bustle of the city below, he tosses a young lad (played by Sarah Sherman) a gold coin to buy some food when something terrible and unexpected happens to Tiny Tim and his family. . The coin flies into his right eye and soon after another coin lands in his left – it was a blood bath!

steve martin Appears as one of the ghosts and gouges out the other orphan’s eyes as he attempts to throw the money himself. Being a ghost, everyone thinks that Ebenezer is behind the scam.

Really determined to do good deeds to help his neighbors, he keeps trying to send money but he ends up expanding the pool of victims. He finally gives up and wishes everyone a Merry Christmas anyway.

See the full sketch above.