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Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle (1999)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi | TV Short 2 November 1999
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In a sendoff of the original Star Wars, several fingers and thumbs are used to act out the roles of would-be heroes and villians as the forces of finger and thumb clash of an evil super-weapon.

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Andrea Fears ...
Princess Bunhead (voice)
Ross Shafer ...
Hand Duet (voice) (as Ross Schaefer)
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Oobedoob Benubi / Thumbtrooper (voice)
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Prissypeo (voice)
Jim Jackman ...
Crunchy / Lieutenant (voice)
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Jim Hope ...
David Floyd ...
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In a sendoff of the original Star Wars, several fingers and thumbs are used to act out the roles of would-be heroes and villians as the forces of finger and thumb clash of an evil super-weapon.

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Every Hand Has A Thumb...

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Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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The animation format used to animate thumbs was later used to animate Steve Oedekerk's tongue in Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002). See more »

Quotes

Oobedoob Benubi: Come now, touch your tongue to mine.
Loke Groundrunner: What?
Oobedoob Benubi: Your tongue - touch it to mine.
Loke Groundrunner: Why?
Oobedoob Benubi: To make it official!
Loke Groundrunner: To make what official?
Oobedoob Benubi: You know, ALL OF IT!
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References Sabrina (1995) See more »

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May the thumbs be with you, always...
2 September 1999 | by (Take 2: Entertainment Review) – See all my reviews

'Thumb Wars' is a hilarious 'Star Wars' parody! The cast of thumbs couldn't be better. Steve Odenkirk has created a spoof that will stand the test of time. I hope that it will continue to be shown on TV and released on video. May the thumbs be with you, always...


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