If You Thought George Lucas Couldn't Sink Any Deeper, You Were Wrong

I still remember Joel's plea to forgive George Lucas for his many sins. He had a point. Kind of. A little. Ish. Had. Whatever mercy I had left for this man — a man who I greatly respected and admired as a creator — has completely disappeared after watching the trailer for Star Wars' Detours, a comedy.

Yes, this mouldy crate full of pain and shame is an official product from the Lucasfilm factory, I shit you not:

Star Wars Detours™ is an animated comedy that explores what daily life is like in a galaxy far, far away. There are no Empires striking back or attacking clones here. Instead, Star Wars Detours focuses on the universe's regular folks and their everyday problems... which, to be fair, do frequently involve famous bounty hunters, crazed Ewoks, and even a Dark Lord of the Sith.

That's their description, which ends with "Welcome to Star Wars: Detours: the other side of the stars, between the wars." Read that last phrase a few times.

You know, I was going to write a long rant about this — like the last time — but I just can't.

I can't because I don't care. There's no hate (there never was, more like a "oh no, fuck off!" kind of feeling). There's not even disenchantment. There's nothing.

I just don't give a flying crap about Star Wars anymore. And that's really sad because I was one of those little four-year-old kids who watched Episode IV: A New Hope in the movie theatre when it came out. Young people take it for granted but, back then, it blew out the minds of a few generations, myself included.

I give up.


Comments

    This isn't funny.. this isn't funny at all.

    :c

    You realise this is made by robot chicken?

      His name was windy and he got kicked out a window! That's funny

    I thought the trailer looked pretty funny, and like Martin said - It's robot chicken. Seth Green seems like a funny guy.

    Hilarious!!

    Hey! Maybe you should actually watch the trailer instead of just reading the description and spewing hate about it. It's pretty funny. Definitely looks like it'll be one of favourite shows next year.
    I hate to link to another site, but here, have this article about the show which is way better than this drivel. http://au.ign.com/articles/2012/08/24/first-footage-shown-from-seth-green-and-matt-senreichs-star-wars-detours-animated-series
    It has 2 other clips of the show as well.

    I was just wondering what part of the star wars IP the author was involved in that gives them the right to decide what forms the star wars universe can take?

    No, no tell us how you really feel. I seem to be only feeling 95% of your hate.

    I think that looks fantastic. In fact, I probably forgive Lucas more for letting this happen. People love to make fun of things they love and hold dear, and he may finally be realising that.

    Or he may just be seeing $$$. Either way I want this.

      I thought tha Phantom Menace was his attempt at making fun of Star Wars!

    This looks good enough to pirate.

    Really? I thought this looked quite good going off the trailer. Could definitely work.

    well, someone's a sourpuss.

    I thought that was brilliant!
    Anything coming from the robot chicken team is going to be awesome.

    Looks good and funny

    From the makers of thx comes something that needs to be sold together with thc.

    STOP with the misleading titles. STOP.

    Seriosuly, can't forgive lucas?... That trailer was amazing, i loved every second of it, and as soon as its available im buying the shit out of this!

    Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.

    Release your anger

    I think it looks great. I love Robot Chicken and Seth Green is hilarious. He's already done 3 star wars parodies before and they didn't disappoint!

    Looks hilarious!

    Whats wrong with you people, how is this funny at all? bloody terrible

    I really can't wait to see this....it looks amazing!!!!

    This was the least amusing thing I've experienced since my grandmother died.

    Actually looks pretty funny. I'll be looking out for it!

    Trailer made me laugh out loud, this is a winner. I'll pirate this for sure.

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