Jon Benjamin: Carl as Yoda .
The show produced three “Star Wars” homages (2007’s “Blue Harvest,” 2009’s “Something, Something, Something Dark Side” and 2010’s “It’s a Trap!”) several years ago. But that was back before Disney acquired Lucasfilm and jumpstarted the franchise.
Episode no. “Blue Harvest” is the hour-long premiere of the sixth season of the American animated television series Family Guy and the first part of the series’ trilogy Laugh It Up, Fuzzball. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on September 23, 2007.
With the blessing from Lucasfilm, Family Guy created three hour-long specials: Season 6, Episode 1, ” Blue Harvest ” as a parody of Episode IV: A New Hope; Season 8, Episode 20, ” Something Something Something Dark Side ” as a parody of Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back; and Season 9, Episode 18, ” It’s A Trap “, as a
Harry Jon Benjamin (born May 23, 1966) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer and producer, known for his roles in various animated series such as Sterling Archer in Archer; Bob Belcher in Bob’s Burgers; Carl in Family Guy; Ben in Dr.
Laugh It Up, Fuzzball: The Family Guy Trilogy consists of three episode specials of the American animated sitcom Family Guy . The episodes are a crossover and parody retelling of the original Star Wars trilogy Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983).
In one of the biggest mega-corpo-gobble-ups of the new century, Disney spent $71 billion to acquire 21st Century Fox’s film and TV assets. That gave the Mouse House ownership of such franchises as X-Men, Avatar, The Simpsons, and, yep, Family Guy .
Blue Harvest was a Star Wars letterzine. The title comes from the “fake” film title used to cover the filming of Return of the Jedi; George Lucas put out that the shoot was for a film called ” Blue Harvest : Horror Beyond Imagination!”
So far now it looks as though Family Guy won’t be doing any more Star Wars parodies for the foreseeable future. We will keep you posted regarding any potential developments as more information becomes available to us. Family Guy will return to FOX on Sunday, September 25.
Family Guy completed their Star Wars trilogy with “It’s a Trap!,” a comic version of Return of the Jedi. MacFarlane said Lucas’ company, Lucasfilm, put some unspecified limitations on the episode.
It is named after the phrase uttered by Admiral Ackbar in the Star Wars film Return of the Jedi. It’s a Trap !
|” It’s a Trap !”|
|Family Guy episode|
|Episode no.||Season 9 Episode 18|
|Directed by||Peter Shin|
OKAY, SO FAMILY GUY IS NO LONGER ON NETFLIX . Family Guy fans will be happy to hear that 299 episodes of the series are now available to stream on Hulu! Also, if you have a cable log-in, Season 16 episodes are available to watch on the show’s official website.
Family Guy (1999– ) Episode: Blue Harvest (2007) TV -14 | 48 min | Animation, Comedy. 8.2. Family Guy (1999– ) Episode: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side (2009) TV -14 | 44 min | Animation, Comedy. 7.7. Family Guy (1999– ) Episode: It’s a Trap! (2011) TV -14 | 56 min | Animation, Comedy.
Disney bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012, adding Star Wars to its stable. Upheaval in the franchise’s creative staff has increased as Disney has ramped up the pace of releases.
Celebrities names are not copyrighted and any show can mention their names or even make fun of them onscreen without their permission – as long as the show states that it is a parody.