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 overview, first billed only:
Dave Myers ...
Jawa (as David Myers)
Steven Melching ...
Jawa (voice)
Matthew Myers ...
Jawa / Capt. Reh Teah / Radio Dispatcher (voice)
Neil Elliot ...
Owen Lars (as Neil Elliott)
Beru Lars (as Susan Hindshaw)
Eric Hilleary ...
Capt. Jyanix Bach / Capt. Reh Teah / Boba Fett
Captain Jyanix Bauch (voice) (as Cam Clark)
David Max ...
Officer Daemon Mott
Officer Daemon 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)


"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 <>

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One of the stormtroopers is wearing high heels. See more »


At the beginning, when the Imperial shuttle is first lifting off it is not casting a shadow. See more »


Captain Jyanix Bach: I joined the Empire about six years ago. I remember as a kid, you know, watching the holographic images and being excited about the new direction that the galaxy was taking. So, when I was old enough, I went down to the local recruitment center, you know, and signed up. And I've been here at Tattooine ever since. Most people would call this the ass end of space, but I like the small town feeling you get around here. I mean, we know everybody. Everybody. And I feel like I really make a ...
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Star Wars and all Star Wars characters created by George Lucas property of LucasFilm, LTD. used without permission for this NOT-FOR-PROFIT production (Thanking you in advance for not suing us, George!) See more »


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Great Spoof!
9 December 1999 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This short spoof is so well done, just check out the special effects and the costumes. The plot is also excellent. For those who haven't seen it: It tells you what "really" happened to Uncle Owen and Luke's Aunt and what happened to the Jawas when the Imperial Troops showed up, looking for the stolen droids... This is a must see. Don't pay too much for the tape, though!

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