The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978 TV Movie)
Subject for episode
mentions the Jefferson Starship musical number
He says he likes this too
"If her eyes were any wider, she could be Princess Leia in 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'".
mentions that this aired on the same year and same network as A Special Sesame Street Christmas.
The Share Bears repeatedly talk about how they celebrate "Life Day" instead of Christmas.
this "represents Star Wars better than you."
Colbert makes joke about the Holiday Special
The musicians recreate Lumpy's dancing hologram.
Scene of Bea Arthur singing is inserted into a montage
Is mentioned as the Critic dreads having to review it next time
The elongated Mandalorian helmets are based on Boba Fett's appearance in the Holiday Special
Robots are celebrating Life Day, and George Takei kids Mark Hamill about Life Day in the post-credits gag.
C-3PO's eyes animated to pay homage to the animation style of Nelvana in this special.
mentioned by Astropia employee
Gimpy's ill-fated vinyl soundtrack
Orpheous talks about how he doesnt believe in christmas, and says something along the lines of "I liken it to Kwanza, or the Wookie's Life Day" (Life Day is the holiday from the star wars holiday special)
Present watches it on TV in the bar during the 1978 sequence.
The News update "frizzies at 11" etc. are taken from the commercial breaks in bootleg copies of the Holiday special.
"It's a bit less embarrassing and shorter than the Holiday Special."
cliff of the Rifftrax for this special
The Jefferson Starship video is recalled
"Stir, whip, stir, whip" is recalled.
The "Star Wars" Holiday Special is #11.
Reviewed, clips shown.
"Stir, whip, stir, whip" plays in comparison to Chuck and Bobby saying, "E, F, E, F," over and over.
Clip shown during Harrison Ford's interview.
Abed watches the "Dr. Spacetime Holiday Special," which has become rare since it was so critically reviled.
The constant clips of a news reader saying "Fighting the Frizzies at 11" and then him fighting a "Frizzie" at the end is spoofing the news clip on the bootleg (and only) copy of this TV special.