Former castmember Nasim Pedrad made a guest appearance like Ma Anand Sheela.
NBC's Saturday Night Live spoofed Wild Wild Country Netflix's original documentary about cult leader Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, over the weekend. The critically acclaimed documentaries follow the rise of Rajneeshpuram, a municipality led by mystics and guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh in Oregon in the 1980s.
Central to Rajneesh's philosophy was openness to sexuality as the sketch was parodiated. Castmember Kenan Thompson played a guy who joined the cult just to pick up women, even asking "Who is Bhagwan?" At a time. For him it was about the "1
Former castmember Nasim Pedrad also made a como like Bhagwan's profane polarizing second commander Ma Anand Sheela.
As ] The Hollywood Reporter critic Daniel Fienberg wrote in his review, Wild Wild Country is "a part of forgotten history where real life only becomes increasingly foreign and implausible. "The outlandishness made it easy feed for SNL parody treatment.