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Star Wars is a famous film series created by George Lucas. Many of its characters have been shown, parodied or mentioned in The Simpsons media.

AT-AT

Main article: AT-AT


The AT-AT is a character in Cosmic Wars: The Gathering Shadow.

History

He bursts into the galactic senate building to propose an amendment to a Space Bill but is told to wait his turn by the galactic senator. He then sits down and reads the Evening Standard.

Behind the Laughter

AT-ATs are vehicles in Star Wars, although they could not speak.

Wedge Antilles

Main article: Wedge Antilles


Wedge Antilles was a pilot in Star Wars.

History

When Homer was at Club Zipless, he told Marge that he is a wingman "just like Wedge Antilles".

Jim-Jam Bonks

Main article: Jim-Jam Bonks


Jim-Jam Bonks is a fictional character in the Cosmic Wars movie series. When Bart and Lisa saw The Gathering Shadow, they both took an instant dislike to him. After the movie got out, both Lisa and Luigi criticized the Jim-Jam character as a negative stereotype.

Behind the Laughter

  • Jim-Jam Bonks is a parody of Jar Jar Binks from Star Wars.
  • Lisa's and Luigi's negative comments about Jim-Jam reference real-life criticisms of Jar Jar.

C3PO


C-3PO is a droid.

History

He was announced as a "gay robot from Star Wars" in a wrestling match with R2-D2 against the Cylons from Battlestar Galactica. He was getting beaten badly. He then asks R2 to save him but R2 goes away instead, causing C-3PO to state that he hates him.[1]

Someone also dresses up as C-3PO at a Sci-Fi convention.[2]

Behind the Laughter

Chewbacca


Chewbacca is a Wookiee, an alien.

History

When the FBI investigated Homer's alien sighting, Agents Mulder and Scully assembled a lineup of aliens for Homer to identify which one he had seen. In addition to Chewbacca, the lineup included Marvin the Martian, Gort, ALF and Kang or Kodos. Chewbacca was later seen with the rest of Springfield, singing "Good Morning Starshine". He was wearing a "Homer is a dope" T-shirt.[3]

Non-canon

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When Homer sat him down on the carousel at Krustyland, he said that they are the first people "ever to ride this baby", and they are like "that space guy who did that moon thing!". Lisa asked if he meant Neil Armstrong, to which Homer replies that he meant Chewbacca.[4]

Behind the Laughter

Boba Fett


Boba Fett is a bounty hunter. He froze the Simpson family in carbonite in the couch gag for "Sex, Pies, and Idiot Scrapes".

Behind the Laughter

Boba Fett is a bounty hunter in Star Wars. He appeared in the same episode that Homer and Ned Flanders became bounty hunters.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Obi-Wan Kenobi is a character from Star Wars.

He was Mentioned in Mayored to the Mob and in Co-Dependent's Day a Cosmic Wars character appeared that looked a lot like him while played by Ewan McGregor.

Darth Maul

Darth Maul was a character from Star Wars.


Blocko Cosmic Wars is a game presented at E4 that he was part of.[5]

R2-D2


R2-D2 is a character from Star Wars.

History

He appears in a commercial for the Bi-Mon-Sci-Fi-Con, in a tag team wrestling match watching his counterpart C-3PO being demolished by two robotic Cylons from Battlestar Galactica. He also appeared in Bart's daydream of his Moon Party that he would have with $1,000, playing a bass guitar.[6]

Non-canon

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Apu goes in a costume of R2-D2 at Halloween.[7]

Luke Skywalker


Luke Skywalker is a character in Star Wars.

History

Mark Hamill played Luke in the original Star Wars film trilogy. His father is Darth Vader. When Homer saw The Empire Strikes Back, which revealed Vader was Luke's father, he spoiled it for everyone who was queuing for the film.[8] Martin owns an alternate ending to same film, where Luke's father is Chewbacca. His mom tried to sell it but after Bart and Milhouse told her it was worth money she did not bother.[9] A nerd asked Jimbo "Who was the Captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise?" Jimbo answered "I don't know. Luke Skywalker?"[10]


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Darth Vader


Darth Vader is a character from Star Wars.

History

When Abraham Simpson was giving away Beatrice Simmons's money (after she passed away and left him a sizeable bequest), Darth Vader was one of the people in line requesting to receive some of it.[11] Vader later appeared to Lisa in the clouds along with Mufasa, James Earl Jones and Bleeding Gums Murphy, just after he died.[12]

Other references

Round Springfield

L-R: Bleeding Gums Murphy, Mufasa, Darth Vader, and James Earl Jones.

Darth Vader has also been referred to other times:
  • Homer said after watching The Empire Strikes Back: "Who would have known that Darth Vader is Luke Skywalker's father?" greatly annoying the other moviegoers by spoiling the movie for the people in line who had yet to see it.[13]
  • A man made a caricature of Darth Vader in a bathing suit surfing.[14]
  • Marge makes a Darth Vader mask and claims to be Star Wars.[15]
  • A person is dressed up as Darth Vader at a Sci-Fi convention.[16]
  • When Nelson sees Lisa and Juliet play with paper figurines they made, he says "Girls are so lame, isn't that right Headless Darth Vader? What's that you miss your girlfriend Malibu Stacy wrapped in Hockey tape?". He then pretends that the two figures are kissing.[17]
  • On Comic Book Guy's list of greatest quotes of all time is "The Force is strong in this one." by Darth Vader.
  • During the song "High to Be Loathed", Mr. Burns mentions Skeletor, and makes his shadow, among lots of other villains

Non-Canon

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  • Dr. Hibbert dresses up as Darth Vader and is quickly arrested for violating an ordinance against impersonating movie characters.[18]


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Yoda

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Husband and wife I pronounce you now.
―Yoda[src]

Yoda is a short green alien who marries the Gypsy to the Leprechaun. He speaks in an inverted manner.

Behind the Laughter

  • Yoda is a character from Star Wars. He was one of the most powerful Jedi of all time until he died, aged over 900.

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