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  1. Mark
    Mark at |

    oh God. Droids. that makes me feel old. am i the only person who as a kid wanted to rip out C3P0`s Brain microchips?

  2. Clive888
    Clive888 at |

    The 2003 Clone Wars series is still one of my most favourite animated series of all time. The action is amazing and the plots are just as clever as the original trilogy.

  3. 5minutes
    5minutes at |

    The 2003 Clone Wars was awesome. The Holiday Special is a nightmare on video.

    I’ll throw this in: the yo-yo who wanted to keep things going? His name was “George Lucas”. After his divorce in 1983, he had a problem: he couldn’t make money off any new product labeled “Star Wars” for 20 years without handing half the profits over to his wife, which is fine, except that he still wanted to make money off Star Wars. And so, he and a couple other guys came up with the idea for an Ewok trilogy that was more fantasy-based than science-fiction based (George loved fantasy and REALLY wanted to do “Lord of the Rings”, but couldn’t secure the rights – which is how we ended up with Willow”).

    The resulting movies were kiddie-focused (since it’s the Ewoks), but also pretty dark, #2 especially. That movie was supposed to be “Heidi on Endor”, complete with a cute little orphan who watches her entire family die at the hands of the villain (apparently, his divorce darkened his mood a tad – this was also the period of the much darker “Temple of Doom”). The third Ewok movie never materialized and eventually, George got back to Star Wars in 1999.

  4. Crashfistfite
    Crashfistfite at |

    What about the “Great Space Coaster” episodes with Star Wars people?

    1. Shell Harris
      Shell Harris at |

      Mark Hammill did get around.

      MARK HAMILL (Star Wars’ own Luke Skywalker) on the set of “The Great Space Coaster.” Gary says, “Feel the power of No Gnews!”
      source: http://jimmartinproductions.com/page10.htm

  5. Harry
    Harry at |

    Ah me… Ewoks. So cute with their own cartoon and movies.

    It’s like every one forgot they were going to cook Han et al alive and eat them.

    Nothing cuter than blood thirsty teddy bears.


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