The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978 TV Movie)
The Devore Inspector is named Kashyyk, after the Wookiee planet.
The News update "frizzies at 11" etc. are taken from the commercial breaks in bootleg copies of the Holiday special.
Gimpy's ill-fated vinyl soundtrack
C-3PO's eyes animated to pay homage to the animation style of Nelvana in this special.
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.
mentioned by Astropia employee
Robots are celebrating Life Day, and George Takei kids Mark Hamill about Life Day in the post-credits gag.
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
Scene of Bea Arthur singing is inserted into a montage
Colbert makes joke about the Holiday Special
Brad says he'd rather watch this than the prequels.
Players can fight enemies called "The Frizzies" if they play the game at eleven, in reference to news bumpers aired during the Star Wars Christmas Special.
The musicians recreate Lumpy's dancing hologram.
this "represents Star Wars better than you."
Subject for episode
mentions that this aired on the same year and same network as A Special Sesame Street Christmas.
"If her eyes were any wider, she could be Princess Leia in 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'".
He says he likes this too
mentions the Jefferson Starship musical number
review of the tv special
"And I've seen a Christmas special featuring Wookiees watching porn, little people dancing, and watching cartoons about their relatives."
Chris mentions and spells the planet the wookies live on, Kashyyyk, in this movie
"Love Hina's popularity is more inexplicable than Boba Fett's."
"The more like I look at Hank, the more I think Chewbacca's dad should've been given a spin-off movie."
Howard tells Penny that Wookiee Life Day is akin to Christmas in the "Star Wars" universe.
"I feel the grandpa from the Star Wars Holiday Special should be watching this on a virtual reality machine."
"The Star Wars Holiday Special 2?"
Clip shown during Harrison Ford's interview.
Reviewed, clips shown.
"Stir, whip, stir, whip" plays in comparison to Chuck and Bobby saying, "E, F, E, F," over and over.
The "Star Wars" Holiday Special is #11.
"Stir, whip, stir, whip" is recalled.
The Jefferson Starship video is recalled
"It's a bit less embarrassing and shorter than the Holiday Special."
cliff of the Rifftrax for this special
"I had an easier time understanding the Wookiees from the Star Wars Christmas Special."
AniMat recalls that George Lucas also provided this holiday special. Clip shown.
recalls the Empire trying to shut down Bea Arthur's cantina
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.
Abed watches the "Dr. Spacetime Holiday Special," which has become rare since it was so critically reviled.
"Cosmic Wars Holiday Special"