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Troops (1997)

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 ...
Jawa
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Jawa / Capt. Reh Teah / Radio Dispatcher (voice)
Neil Elliot ...
Owen Lars (as Neil Elliott)
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Beru Lars (as Susan Hindshaw)
Eric Hilleary ...
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Captain Jyanix Bauch (voice) (as Cam Clark)
David Max ...
Officer Daemon Mott
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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 ...
Dave Fouquette ...
Trooper HK-883 (voice)
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"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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Trivia

George Lucas, upon seeing the film, was so impressed he declared that the movie was really "lost footage from Star Wars". See more »

Goofs

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

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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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No jawas were harmed during the making of this parody. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Bad Boys
Performed by The Inner Circle
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I can't believe the humour.
14 May 2004 | by 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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