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Troops (1997)

Stormtroopers on Tattooine show us what life is like patrolling and law-upholding on the sandy planet.

Director:

Kevin Rubio

Writers:

Kevin Rubio, David McDermott (based on an idea by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Myers Dave Myers ... Jawa (as David Myers)
Steven Melching Steven Melching ... Jawa (voice)
Matthew Myers Matthew Myers ... Jawa
Paul Pistore Paul Pistore ... Jawa / Capt. Reh Teah / Radio Dispatcher (voice)
Neil Elliot Neil Elliot ... Owen Lars (as Neil Elliott)
Susan Hinshaw ... Beru Lars (as Susan Hindshaw)
Eric Hilleary Eric Hilleary ... Capt. Jyanix Bach / Capt. Reh Teah / Boba Fett
Cam Clarke ... Captain Jyanix Bauch (voice) (as Cam Clark)
David Max David Max ... Officer Daemon Mott
Jess Harnell ... Officer Daemon Mott (voice)
Kenar Yegyayan Kenar Yegyayan ... Officer Ayches Ram / Trooper HK-883
Drew Massey ... Officer Ayches Ram (voice)
Caleb Skinner Caleb Skinner ... Trooper HK-888
Kevin Rubio Kevin Rubio ... Trooper HK-888 / Radio Dispatcher (voice)
Dave Fouquette Dave Fouquette ... Trooper HK-883 (voice)
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Storyline

"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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Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Troops @ TheForce.net

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1997 (USA) See more »

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Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Producers of the show Cops (1989) (which is also what Troops (1997) is parodying) gave the Troops producers 'Cops' hats and jackets. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Captain Jyanix Bach: We got a, uh, routine stop here. We have a report of some stolen droids and, uh, we think these might be it.
[dismounts from his Speeder Bike and walks towards a couple of Jawas.]
Captain Jyanix Bach: Excuse me. Excuse me. Uh, do you wanna come over here, please? Yeah, I'm talkin' to you.
[one Jawa approaches Capt. Bach. as the other puts down a small droid.]
Captain Jyanix Bach: Uh, whose droid is this?
[Jawa answers in indistinct language.]
Captain Jyanix Bach: Uh-huh, it's your cousin's. Is this your cousin? Is this your cousin? Are you his cousin?
[...]
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No jawas were harmed during the making of this parody. See more »

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The master example for good spin-off.
29 December 1998 | by Gandalf-2See all my reviews

I heard about Troops a while ago from a friend of mine, who surfs Star Wars related sites very often and very intense. He did not see it, though, as it is just too hard to download. Today, I kind of accidentally stumbled across it, downloaded it (We have some excellent lines here at work...) and watched it. I nearly wet my pants. Troops even looks like taken from Star Wars! Incredible! And it really feels like a report from some reality show from the future. I will recommend Troops now to everyone I know, as it is in my eyes exactly the kind of film that can and should be done with little money and a good idea! My congratulations to everyone on the team: You guys just made history!


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