Where Cartoons and Comedy Collide!

Tag Archives: Star Wars

2 Funny: Emperor Palpatine’s Phone Call

This weekend is the premiere of the new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so to mark the occasion, I thought that I’d look back at one of my favorite sketches from the first Robot Chicken Star Wars Special, back when Robot Chicken was still funny. This sketch falls into the “I wish I wrote …

Continue reading

Ad Nausea/Talkin’Nerdy: Lego Star Wars Road Trip Commercial

All of the hype surrounding the imminent premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens caused me to remember this ad from a year or two ago. This is the 2nd (I believe) spot from LEGO’s “Build Together” campaign with the father/son road trip (because apparently, mothers and daughters don’t bond, play with Legos or go on …

Continue reading

Toons & Tunes: The Ewoks/Droids Adventure Hour Intros

Today we’re forcing you to remember The Ewoks/Droids Adventure Hour, a Saturday morning cartoon series based on the popular Star Wars franchise, but taking place after Return of the Jedi, which aired on ABC from 1985 through 1987. It was that special time when the Star Wars movies had ended but George Lucas realized he …

Continue reading

Cartoon Country: Star Wars Detours

The recent Star Wars animated series Star Wars: Rebels which is currently airing on Disney X-D brought another animated series back into my memory: Star Wars Detours, an unreleased American computer-animated comic science fiction television series produced by Lucasfilm Animation in collaboration with Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich.  When asked if the series would …

Continue reading

Toons & Tunes: Christmas Tauntauns

Yes, this is yet another Christmas themed video. I can hear your collective groans, but ’tis the season, so deal with it. This little ditty manages to be fun, sweet and quirky without getting overly sappy or sentimental like many holiday songs tend to do. The CGI is a tad primitive and the singing is …

Continue reading