As seen on StreetCarnage.com
Tired of Katrina coverage? If you’re like most, Katrina was probably your worst “NOadventure.”
Let’s move forward, shall we?
The year was 1978. Star Wars had come out in ‘77 and was an out of control blockbuster, the biggest movie ever at the time. Not many people (even serious Star Wars nerds) know about this movie because it was never released on VHS or DVD, and never rebroadcasted except for the original airing on November 17th, 1978. Yes, the Star Wars Holiday Special is an underground gem.
Thankfully, YouTube has the whole fucking thing (of course). Here’s one of the best segments with Harrison Ford saving Chewbacca’s son Lumpy from a stormtrooper, then mingling with the whole wookie family on Life Day (wookie Xmas).
Other insanely long and pointless scenes include an elderly wookie named Itchy (Chewie’s dad) with a virtual reality helmet on watching a galactic slow jam fractal trip, Bea Arthur’s cameo (no shit) as a bartender and 1970s supergroup Jefferson Starship playing a lightsaber music video from inside what appears to be a bagel toaster.
I especially like the 1978 news teaser, where the anchorman asks what to do with the state’s 170 million dollar surplus. Fast forward to USA – 13 trillion smackers under water. Ouch. Only one way to get outta debt. Work your ass off. Let’s tighten up this country’s bootstraps and pay this shit down. But first, check out how retarded Harrison Ford is in this: