Once Leia is captured, Vader asks her where she hid the Death Star plans, leading her to respond that they are in one of twenty-six briefcases, a reference to the game show. Luke, Obi-Wan, and the droids travel to to find a pilot to take them to Alderaan. I know that was the whole point, was to do Star Wars scene to scene. I mean, Obi-Wan is portrayed as a pedophile eyeing Luke throughout the episode. A good amount of clever stuff. I see most people who wrote comments here are the kind that like reruns cause thats what the robot chicken star wars parody was. I didn't see the originally broadcast 'half hour' with adverts version of this episode, and I suspect it was slightly frustrating to watch, as in this 'one hour' actually 45 minute version you do get a decent sense of the original film.
During his run, Luke hears Obi-Wan's voice telling him to use the Force, and he turns off his targeting computer. This was a pretty decent episode. They manage to parody the guy that follows the Falcon down with a target gun as it lands on Yavin. I won't argue about the seminal nature of the soundtrack album that resulted, but I confess in my own estimation it comes a poor second to Williams' outstanding and original compositions for Irwin Allen shows like Lost In Space, The Time Tunnel and Land Of The Giants. Recurring guest voice actors , , , , , , writer , writer , executive producer , , executive producer writer and Alec Sulkin also made minor appearances in the episode. The comedy was a mix of making Family Guy-style jokes in a Star Wars context, but also lampooning the film itself, such as the sequence on the teensy but vital vulnerability of the Death Star. Most of the episode itself is a retelling of George Lucas' film Star Wars.
Guided by the Force, Luke fires into the port, destroying the Death Star, and he returns to the Rebel base with his friends to celebrate their victory. This long lead up brought us to one of the biggest laughs of the movie and it was duplicating the film exactly. I just think it would have been funnier if they based it off Star Wars instead of doing each scene from the movie; maybe do something similar to Spaceballs. The idea behind it was to come up with a title that would absolutely no interest whatsoever in what you were doing. I laughed a bit, but it was more to the parody nature rather than the lines themselves. Archived from on October 16, 2007. The Millennium Falcon exits hyperspace and is captured by the Death Star's tractor beam and brought into its hangar bay.
I don't think this or Robot Chicken's special were more than mildly funny. In summary, this totally does what it sets out to do i. There's only so far you can go with random filth, and Family Guy has proved that! Peter dismisses and mocks the show, and Chris storms off. I was a bit confused when I reflected on legal action that I understood to have been taken against the original Battlestar Galactica when packaged at movie length, because apparently it infringed the Star Wars franchise. There is also the odd reference to other sci-fi including appearances by Doctor Who and a Futurama character. Chris, who is voiced by , points out that already did a Star Wars parody Green is the creator of Robot Chicken.
So, I had the suggestion that we change the name of the picture. In fact, this is the first time I recall him uttering a profanity in an interview. Luke then asks the orchestra to play the theme of. I thought the crew of Family Guy should have branched off a little bit and did their own thing. The episode's music was composed by Walter Murphy. If these folks were given carte Blanche and an unlimited budget for the entire saga.
Series regulars and served as supervising directors. Some of them even ended up playing in subsequent Star Wars' scores for the prequel episodes. I have to admit the Robot Chicken episode kicked the shit out of this one. Note that Red Harvest was actually a Dashiel Hammett novel rather than a film, but I think that's a simple typo. That said, I'm obviously more of a fan than I thought I was, as I felt I recognised every iconic shot as it was lovingly recreated in the Family Guy mould for this show.
Family Guy: Blue Harvest was made to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars and it also started the 6th season of Family Guy. Provide details and share your research! MacFarlane stated that creating parodies based on or was originally considered, but they assumed they would be unable to gain permission from the owners of those properties in this case. Had some good laughs so was worth my time. That's not a microsoft trademark. They also chose Star Wars because allowed it.
To learn more, see our. I do admit that I didn't like the child molester character, but the rest was great. Realizing that the Empire must be looking for the droids, Luke returns home to discover that his home has been destroyed and his aunt and uncle killed. It was written by and directed by. Family Guy staff all talk in flattering terms about George Lucas. That being said, there are plenty of great jokes.
At a local cantina, they hire smuggler Peter and his co-pilot , who agree to take them with their ship, the. The episode contains various references to popular culture, specifically the film series. The episode's name is a reference to the fake working title for the production of Return of the Jedi. Parsley The Lion's website can be found , and you can e-mail him. Everyone thanks Peter for keeping them entertained, although Chris points out that already told.