Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episodes I, II and III
14 th and 25 th December from 10pm
Robot Chicken, the brilliant stop-motion comedy from the States, lands on the UK? Syfy Channel with its hilarious parody of Star Wars , the galaxy?s greatest ever sci-fi saga.
We are delighted to bring you all three episodes of Robot Chicken: Star Wars , including the UK premiere of the all-new hour-long third episode, in which four very different characters – Emperor Palpatine, Darth Vader, Boba Fett and Gary the Stormtrooper – reveal untold stories that weave and interconnect throughout all six Star Wars films!
Created by SETH GREEN (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and MATTHEW SENREICH , Robot Chicken: Star Wars uses stop-motion animation to send up the sci-fi cinema epic, and features the vocal talents of the original Star Wars cast, including ANTHONY DANIELS, CARRIE FISHER , as well as the great man himself, GEORGE LUCAS .
Other famous voices among the stellar cast include ZAC EFRON as Anakin Skywalker, SETH GREEN and SETH MacFARLANE .
Highlights from Episode I (10pm) include Darth Vader announcing the Death Star?s destruction by reverse charge call; George Lucas ?s rescue from a mob of nerds by one helpful fan;? Admiral Ackbar?s advert for his own breakfast cereal; and Luke and the Emperor settle things with a ?yo mama? fight.
Episode II (10.30pm) , which was directed by Seth Green , focuses on the bounty hunters and witnesses such classic moments as the Galactic Empire?s Take-Your-Daughter-To-Work-Day.
In Episode III (11pm), a UK premiere , Darth Vader falls into a toilet, while Emperor Palpatine rides the endless Death Star escalator! And as for Gary the Stormtrooper?s speedbike test-drive? We don?t want to give anything away, but it doesn?t look good for the Ewok!