And the prize for cutest dogs ever in a galaxy far, far away goes to... These two. Indulging their geeky owner like the true (storm) troopers that they are, Pixie and Wicket pose in their mini costumes while the aforementioned geeky owner tells them how cute they are. Yes they are. Yes they are.
Apparently there was carnage later.
The Star Wars Holiday Special...
Answering the long-pondered question that kept us awake for many a night – Does Christmas exist in the rest of the universe? – this ‘70s
, since stricken from
canon, features Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia singing an ode to ‘Life Day’. Otherwise known as Christmas in the great beyond.
got us pondering another question that kept us awake for a further many nights – If this sort of rubbish exists, can there really be a God?
Kristen Bell in Fanboys...
As if Kristen Bell wasn't already every geek's dream girl (at least those geeks who brave the cheesy gloss of
, which she narrates, and caught her in spy series
Here, Bell cements her status as geek chic with a rockin' homage to Princess Leia.
Carrie Fisher roasts George Lucas...
“Every time I look in the mirror I have to send you a couple of bucks,” rages Ms Fisher, after mourning the fact that George Lucas owns her image as Princess Leia.
It's all in good spirits, though, as Fisher is dragging Lucas across the coals before he is awarded a lifetime achievement gong by the AFI. Side-splitting stuff.
Never was there a more complicated intergalactic relationship - the evolution of Luke and Leia's affiliation plays out like a space version of
The Days Of Our Lives
First he quite likes the look of her, then she shows signs of preferring Han, then she uses Luke to make Han jealous, then... they discover they're twins! Cue dramatic pauses and some smell the fart acting. Relive their relationship through this YouTube vid set to the classic '80s tune by Donnie Iris.
Star Wars Paraphrase Theatre...
The guys over at Paraphrase Theatre take cardboard sets to the extreme with a low budget, high geek, mucho funny riff on Tarkin and Leia from the first
Leia with a beard? Shudder.
Princess Leia vs Queen Amidala...
Ah wrestling. It brought us
Celebrity Death Match
, and now through the power of video games and the interweb, we finally have the answer to just
would win in a wrestling match between Princess Leia and her mother Queen Amidala.
Who cares if this could never really happen? It's
. And the winner is...
Friends' Princess Leia fantasy...
Jennifer Aniston reached the zenith of her career when she got dressed up as Leia in a season three episode of
Trust the sitcom to put a knowing spin on the sitch, with Ross instead envisioning his own mother in her place. Sick.
Watch it here
Fan Expo Princess Leia dance...
Britain’s Got Talent
, here’s a lady with buckets of the stuff and she's not shy.
In fact, we could've sworn that was actually a young Carrie Fisher up there. Sadly, it's just a very good looky-likey, performing a Cosplay routine at a Fan Expo.
Yvonne Strahovski as Leia...
We had Aniston in
, now it's time for the lovely Yvonne Strahovski.
Here, the actress discusses just why she’s dressed up in a Leia bikini for an episode of
... It's all very cryptic.
Princess Leia Bikini Contest...
What’s Comic-Con most famous for? Umm, previewing some awesome upcoming films? Don’t be daft! It’s all about the costumes, of course. And this snippet from Comic-Con 2008 shows which costume was most popular two years back.
Yeah, it’s Leia. We bet the real Jabba The Hutt wishes he’d had so many willing slaves at his disposal. And is Nicole the tiniest Leia ever? Just wondering...
Slave Leia Splashdown...
Two cultures collide for optimum gorgeousness – that of
’ slave culture, and the altogether more sinister US slave culture which forces nubile young things to strip off and wash cars for the sake of ‘charity’.
Never before have we seen so many Leia bikinis collected in one place. This video should be stored in a time capsule to escape the ravages of time.
Lego Star Wars...
Lego versions of Leia, Han and Luke get jiggy to No Doubt's 'Hey Baby'.
Apparently it was created using iMovie. The result is a grinding, groovy and infectious little ditty.
Watch it here
Something, Something, Something Darkside...
put together a typically irreverent-but-reverent homage to
The Empire Strikes Back
, recreating that famous scene where Princess Leia finally tells Han Solo that she loves him.
Han replies with the characteristic macho, egotistical, mono-syllabic wit...
Damsel in distress...
taught us anything, it's the power of a good montage.
And they don't come much better than this, a series of Leia clips forged against the fiery backdrop of Bonnie Tyler's inimitable 'Holding Out For A Hero'.
Liam of Liamshow.com plays Aunt Susan, a Leia-loving lesbian with rather large... ambitions. Not only has Susan sketched her own image of Leia playing a gee-tar while riding a motorbike, she's written her own song...
Angry Aussie homage...
"Holy crap, Princess Leia is a racist!"
Angry Aussie is, well,
, because he's re-watched the original
trilogy and discovered a worrying trend - throughout, Leia's busting with anti-Wookie remarks...
Tina Fey as Leia...
character attempts to get out of jury duty by channelling Princess Leia's more snooty characterisics.
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