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Troops (1997)

 -  Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  July 1997 (USA)
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Stormtroopers on Tattooine show us what life is like patrolling and law-upholding on the sandy planet.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Myers ...
Jawa (as David Myers)
Steven Melching ...
Jawa (voice)
Matthew Myers ...
Paul Pistore ...
Jawa / Capt. Reh Teah / Radio Dispatcher (voice)
Neil Elliot ...
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Beru Lars (as Susan Hindshaw)
Eric Hilleary ...
Capt. Jyanix Bach / Capt. Reh Teah / Boba Fett
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Captain Jyanix Bach (voice)
David Max ...
Officer Demon Mott
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Officer Demon Mott (voice)
Kenar Yegyayan ...
Officer Ayches Ram / Trooper HK-883
Drew Massey ...
Officer Ayches Ram (voice)
Caleb Skinner ...
Trooper HK-888
Kevin Rubio ...
Trooper HK-888 / Radio Dispatcher (voice)
Dave Fouquette ...
Trooper HK-883 (voice)
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Storyline

"Cops" meets "Star Wars" as a camera crew spends a day travelling around with Imperial Troopers on the beat. The first run in is called Stolen Droids and is about some Jawas who are suspected of possessing stolen goods. The second is a Domestic Dispute involving a couple who live on a desert farm. Written by <ojenkins@mbhs.edu>

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The stolen droid is Tom Servo from "Mystery Science Theater 3000". See more »

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According to Star Wars, the planet Tattooine orbits a double star. Therefore all inhabitants and objects on the planet should be casting two shadows. See more »

Quotes

Captain Jyanix Bach: We got a, uh, routine stop here. We have a report of some stolen droids and, uh, we think these might be it.
[dismounts from his Speeder Bike and walks towards a couple of Jawas.]
Captain Jyanix Bach: Excuse me. Excuse me. Uh, do you wanna come over here, please? Yeah, I'm talkin' to you.
[one Jawa approaches Capt. Bach. as the other puts down a small droid.]
Captain Jyanix Bach: Uh, whose droid is this?
[Jawa answers in indistinct language.]
Captain Jyanix Bach: Uh-huh, it's your cousin's. Is this your cousin? Is this your cousin? Are you his cousin?
[...]
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No jawas were harmed during the making of this parody. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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I can't believe the humour.
14 May 2004 | by (Bournemouth, England) – See all my reviews

I can't believe how funny this film is. Though only 10 minutes long it compresses the amount of laughs usually found in your average, common or garden "Malcom in the Middle episode." The funniest thing is, that it represents the usual jaded view of the army, and considering it's the Empire then the actions in this film are probably highly commended by the Imperial Military.

Even funnier than when Obi-Wan plays detective "Only Imperial Stormtroopers are so precise." And furthermore, not an "I have a bad feeling about this." in sight.

9.5/10 If you haven't seen it then see it.


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