It’s a great time to celebrate Star Wars day. The countdown has started for the release of Episode 7 as each day brings us closer to The Force Awakens and further away from the memory of Episodes 1, 2 & 3.
Speaking of clunkers, fans like to pile on to The Star Wars Holiday Special and for good reason. It starred most of the actors from the cast of the film as well as Art Carney, Diahann Carroll and Harvey Korman. Nathan Rabin of the AV Club wrote, “I’m not convinced the special wasn’t ultimately written and directed by a sentient bag of cocaine.”. It was only aired once on November 17, 1978 never to see the light of day again. Of course this just endears itself more to the fans of the movie.
One actor who I think made the most of a bid situation was Bea Arthur. She does a great job as the local bar keep. So please enjoy Bea Arthur singing “Just One More Round, Friend”
I would also be remiss if I didn’t post Jefferson Starship (dig that synergy of band name with the movie) singing “Light The Sky On Fire”