Favorite Robot Chicken Star Wars Sketches

Discussion in 'Star Wars TV' started by Nexumaster, Apr 21, 2013.

  1. Nexumaster Force Ghost

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    Admittedly, those can be pretty funny. Post some of your favorites here.

    The 'Adventures of Yarael Poof' trilogy is definitely one of their best:

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  2. Garrett Atkins Jedi Grand Master

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    Palpatine's phone call and the "Yo mama" one.
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    The Yarael Poof sketches were certainly entertaining, but unfortunately they didn't realize that Poof was supposed to be dead five years before the start of the Clone Wars, killed in a successful thwarting of a terrorist attempt to destroy Coruscant. Oh well, don't let continuity get in the way of good humor!

    Agreed that the first Palpatine phone call to Vader remains one of the best. Really, all of the Palpatine sketches were hilarious, he really is the star of the show.

    I've already posted like three Robot Chicken videos on random posts throughout LACWAC:
    http://boards.theforce.net/threads/what-should-ahsokas-fate-be.31152163/page-132#post-50509285
    http://boards.theforce.net/threads/...cussion-thread.50010037/page-78#post-50615358
    http://boards.theforce.net/threads/...filoni-involved.50011239/page-7#post-50631746

    While these are pretty hilarious (I like virtually all of the skits), I'm particularly fond of the Boba Fett Sarlaac pit-related shorts:






    There are more Fett Robot Chicken adventures available on Adult Swim's YT page, as he's seemingly the co-star of the series (alongside Palpatine of course).
  5. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    Yeah, I post RC vids a lot. They're just so relevant to so many discussions here. :p
  6. Dan_Grievous_Tikkes_Fan Force Ghost

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    The series of sketches about Palpatine from the 3rd one. Seth Macfarlane does an awesome Sidious.

    The one about the various Episode III things like Anakin's way of dealing with killing younglings.

    There is also the one with Jar Jar annoying Vader - genius!
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  7. Darth Ibonek Jedi Grand Master

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    I really enjoyed the raunchy Padme one. ;)
  8. Seerow SWTV★Mod

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    My favorite sketch was the 'Hold the Elevator' with Palp going up the escalator next to the storm troopers. That's so funny! I think it on the 3rd special.
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    I was just about to say this, lol. Definitely one of the funniest parts!
  10. CaptainHamYoyo Jedi Grand Master

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    All awesome choices! I'll add Little Orphan Annie, and George Lucas and Taun Taun Nerd at Celebration.

    Man I wish they were still doing Detours :(
  11. Seerow SWTV★Mod

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    Eh, I'm sure that Detours may have been funny at first but I think it would have worn out fast.
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  12. Nexumaster Force Ghost

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    Judging by the promos and previews of Detours, it wouldn't have been nearly as funny as Robot Chicken's Star Wars work; those Detours clips felt a lot more forced and honestly, not that funny.
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  14. TaradosGon SWTV Mod - Like Palpatine with animals

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    Palpatine on the escalator.
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  15. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    I love that one with Conan as Zuckuss. Whatever they did with Palpatine in that one was great.
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  16. Barriss_Coffee Chosen One

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    I would take a third Robot Chicken episode over the entire Detours series any day. The reason RC was brilliant was because it had no reason -- it was just random as hell! The Family Guy spoofs fell into the trap of reusing old cliched jokes people have made about the movies for years. I have a feeling Detours's humor would have been restricted by following some sort of plot. Detours would have been a sitcom; RC was a stand-up comedian.

    Also... haven't seen this mentioned yet:
  17. Seerow SWTV★Mod

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    The Family Guy specials got stale because its the same old thing with a Star Wars bow. Family Guy is so repetitive and old these days. Now Robot Chicken is to but somehow the Robot Chicken specials manage to find the random ass humor that made the first two seasons of it funny as hell.
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  18. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    Eh, by the 3rd SW special Robot Chicken was already getting old. It had some good sketches, but it was becoming a bit too self-absorbed. I wonder how much of an influence MacFarlane had over that third special, considering how Palpatine was the focus.
  19. Narutakikun Force Ghost

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    Yeah, Palpatine taking the phone call from Vader is the best of them, not only for what it is, but for its reference to one of the classic standup bits of all time (Bob Newhart's Sir Walter Raleigh phone call sketch).
  20. EmeraldJediFire Jedi Grand Master

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    Phone call with vader Escalator throne room......and mon mothma and ackbar ordering lunch

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  21. Nexumaster Force Ghost

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    Pretty much anything they did with Ackbar was really funny.
  22. OldSchoolFan Jedi Master

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    Anything with Palpatine really but this and the phonecall from Vader (''oh no he's crying...) cracks me up everytime. Also, I never realised until I purchased the specials that Family Guy's Seth McFarlane did Palpatine's voice. Brilliant shows.
  23. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    Seth's Palpatine voice seems to be a mix of Stewie and Quagmire's voices, but still its own thing.
  24. Emperor Von Schweetz Jedi Knight

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    My favorites are all of the ones with Seth McFarlane in them.
  25. Emperor Von Schweetz Jedi Knight

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    Also, I'm kind of surprised that nobody's listed this one: