When Seth Green and Matthew Senreich flew up to NorCal in 2009 for a meeting with George Lucas, one might think they were headed to the principal's office for a scolding. If Lucas had beef with the duo's critically-acclaimed Star Wars themed episodes of Robot Chicken, it wouldn't come as a surprise. Instead, Lucas told the comedians, "we want to make something funny because everyone else is doing it." Not only did he want to team up with Green and Senreich to make a humorous Star Wars series, he also offered them free reign, saying that whatever they made up in the show would become canon, and the fans would have to deal with it. Lucas envisioned a show that would be "Star Wars without the wars", and that folks, is the origin of Star Wars …Read more >
Q: Beyond being black and shiny, what do Darth Vader and the Magic 8-Ball have in common?
A: They will answer all of your questions, all the time!
In celebration of the new Star Wars Blu-ray release (September 16th), FOX has launched a website dedicated to asking Darth Vader any question you could possibly imagine. Although he acts annoyed and impatient, Darth will do his best to answer your questions and the results are quite entertaining. The Sith Lord puts the the Magic 8-Ball to shame, and as you ask more questions, you can unlock secrets, which are basically short clips about Darth Vader from the Blu-rays special features. Furthermore, you can use voice-activation to ask questions if you're accessing the site from your mobile phone.
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