Top 10 Star Wars Spoofs
I absolutely LOVE the Star Wars trilogies (yes, trilogies, pluralâ€”I thoroughly enjoyed Eps 1-3, so sue me) but arenâ€™t so much of a Star Wars nerd to take them TOO seriously. What follows are some of the best spoofs of Star Wars, done both by â€śamateursâ€ť and professionals alike. And poor olâ€™ Darth Vader bears the brunt of the funninâ€™. I’m sure I’ve forgotten some. Have any to add, readers?
Plot holes? What plot holes? This simple animation shows how â€śA New Hopeâ€ť should have ended.
Itâ€™s in Japanese, but if youâ€™re only an English-speaking gaijin, that makes it all-the more fun.
â€śDoomblakeâ€ť had some fun with Vader in his meditation chamber.
Yes, I didnâ€™t place this first, but thatâ€™s because the rest of them are so blasted good. Best scene: Stewie Vader, just â€śdoing my job,â€ť asks about the design flaw on the Death Star.
Brilliant, brilliant mocking. See! Darth Vader take care of Jar-Jar Binks. See! how Imperial officers avoid getting choked by Darth Vader. See! what really happened when Ben Kenobi cut off Snaggletoothâ€™s arm. See! The saga of a poor janitor who transfers from Naboo to Coruscant to the Death Star II. See! â€¦ Ah, you get the point. Best clip:
What if the Empire invaded earth and set up a base in San Francisco? This skillful vid blends model and CGI Star Wars images into actual casual footage shot in San Francisco.
You knew they couldnâ€™t hit the broad side of a moisture vaporator. But did you also know they didnâ€™t do first aid?
Not a spoof of the movies, but rather a comedy adventure series that â€śIllusive Entertainment LLCâ€ť created using the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 gaming engine. Theyâ€™ve only gotten to part 3 so far. If I remember right, either YouTube or LucasArts intially had some problems with the project (copyright issues) but Illusive convinced them to let the adventure continue. Hereâ€™s the web site, but see the trailer first.
Meet the most pathetic dark Jedi in the universe: Chad Vader! According to the creators, â€śLife is hard when youâ€™re Darth Vaderâ€™s less-talented, less charismatic younger brother and you manage a grocery store.â€ť
James Earl Jones was, of course, the voice of Darth Vader. â€śAKJAKâ€ś took clips from several of Jonesâ€™ movies and beautifully weaved them into clips from the first Star Wars. Absolutely love this jive-talkinâ€™ Vader. (Language warning.)
Do you seriously think that the Death Star exploded because Luke Skywalker fired a couple of torpedoes through a two-meter exhaust port that led directly to the main reactor? Seriously? Well, youâ€™re wrong! Here it is in .mov format (quicktime).
Troops is the ultimate Star Wars parody (one of the first, actually) and one of the greatest spoofs of anything, EVER. What really happened in the deserts of Tatooine when the stormtroopers went looking for R2-D2 and C-3PO? Man, sign me up for the action and adventure in the Imperial Army! Unfortunately you have to download this movie – it is 30 MB in size. Here is the link.
Contributor: STL Mo