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Kim Jong Il in pop culture: A video roundup


Enigmatic and eccentric North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died Saturday, was not only a rumored cinephile but a favorite target for spoofs on TV and in films. Most famously, he was the evil puppet villain in 2004’s irreverent Team America: World Police. But parodies of Kim Jong Il also popped up on sketch-comedy shows like Saturday Night Live and Mad TV, as well as on scripted series like 30 Rock. Here, a look at six of his most memorable pop culture appearances:

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