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** The ''Jedi'' special makes Green into a ButtMonkey, which acts as Chris/Luke's BerserkButton. After the story, Chris asks Peter what he has against Green, and makes some comments about [=MacFarlane's=] talent instead; Brian, Stewie, and Peter all defend [=MacFarlane=], and Meg (Creator/MilaKunis), Lois (Alex Borstein), and Chris (Green) all say he's a dick.

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** The ''Jedi'' special makes Green into a ButtMonkey, which acts as Chris/Luke's BerserkButton. After the story, Chris asks Peter what he has against Green, and makes some comments about [=MacFarlane's=] talent instead; [[TalkingToHimself Brian, Stewie, and Peter Peter]] all defend [=MacFarlane=], and Meg (Creator/MilaKunis), Lois (Alex Borstein), and Chris (Green) all say he's a dick.


* ActingUnnatural: In the first episode Peter-as-Han cautions Chris-as-Luke to "play it cool" when they're sneaking off to rescue Lois-as-Leia. This apparently entails [[Film/TheBluesBrothers slouching along jazzily to the strains of Cab Calloway's "Minnie the Moocher"]].
** Then used to spoof Han's "fly casual" line in the third episode, as the shuttle actually ''walks'' past the Star Destroyer while whistling.
--> '''Stewie/Vader:''' [[LampshadeHanging Where is that casual acting shuttle headed?]]

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* ActingUnnatural: ActingUnnatural:
**
In the first episode Peter-as-Han cautions Chris-as-Luke to "play it cool" when they're sneaking off to rescue Lois-as-Leia. This apparently entails [[Film/TheBluesBrothers slouching along jazzily to the strains of Cab Calloway's "Minnie the Moocher"]].
** Then used Used to spoof Han's "fly casual" line in the third episode, as the shuttle actually ''walks'' past the Star Destroyer while whistling.
--> ---> '''Stewie/Vader:''' [[LampshadeHanging Where is that casual acting shuttle headed?]]



-->'''Han/Peter''': Alright, I want you to go outside, take off those helmets and dig your own graves with them!
-->'''Leia/Lois''': ...Han, isn't that a little dark?
-->'''Han/Peter''': SHUT UP! There's enough cutesy crap in this movie. I think we all need this!

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-->'''Han/Peter''': Alright, I want you to go outside, take off those helmets and dig your own graves with them!
-->'''Leia/Lois''': ...
them!\\
'''Leia/Lois''': ...
Han, isn't that a little dark?
-->'''Han/Peter''':
dark?\\
'''Han/Peter''':
SHUT UP! There's enough cutesy crap in this movie. I think we all need this!



-->'''Brian''': Heh. Good thing, right?
-->'''Peter, Lois, and Quagmire''': Woah!

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-->'''Brian''': Heh. Good thing, right?
-->'''Peter,
right?\\
'''Peter,
Lois, and Quagmire''': Woah!



-->'''C-3PO/Quagmire:''' Sir, the odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field are 2-1!
-->'''Han/Peter:''' [[NeverTellMeTheOdds Never tell me the o...]] well, that's not bad.

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-->'''C-3PO/Quagmire:''' Sir, the odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field are 2-1!
-->'''Han/Peter:'''
2-1!\\
'''Han/Peter:'''
[[NeverTellMeTheOdds Never tell me the o...]] well, that's not bad.



* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy : In "Blue Harvest", when the group are fleeing the Death Star, no one is ever hit, even when Han (Peter) and Chewie (Brian) spend about 25 seconds standing at the doorway trying to get a couch through the door.

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* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy : ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy:
**
In "Blue Harvest", when the group are fleeing the Death Star, no one is ever hit, even when Han (Peter) and Chewie (Brian) spend about 25 seconds standing at the doorway trying to get a couch through the door.



--->'''Stormtrooper 1:''' [[LampshadeHanging Did we ever hit anything with these guns?]]
--->'''Stormtrooper 2:''' I hit a bird once.

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--->'''Stormtrooper 1:''' [[LampshadeHanging Did we ever hit anything with these guns?]]
--->'''Stormtrooper
guns?]]\\
'''Stormtrooper
2:''' I hit a bird once.



-->'''Leia (Lois):''' Governor Tarkin, I recognized your foul stanch as soon as I was brought on board.
-->'''Darth Vader (Stewie):''' Actually, that was me. I made a ''darth doody''. I ''sithed'' my pants. My diaper's gone over to the ''dark side''. I have pages of these, I can go on.

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-->'''Leia (Lois):''' Governor Tarkin, I recognized your foul stanch as soon as I was brought on board.
-->'''Darth
board.\\
'''Darth
Vader (Stewie):''' Actually, that was me. I made a ''darth doody''. I ''sithed'' my pants. My diaper's gone over to the ''dark side''. I have pages of these, I can go on.



--->'''Blue Harvest''': "A long time ago, but somehow in the future..."
--->'''Something, Something, Something, Dark Side''': "A long time ago, when the gays weren't all in your face about it..."
--->'''It's a Trap!''': "A long time ago, after ''{{Series/MASH}}'' but before ''{{Series/AfterMASH}}''..."
* MayTheFarceBeWithYou: Family Guy's take on the Star Wars Trilogy.

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--->'''Blue -->'''Blue Harvest''': "A A long time ago, but somehow in the future..."
--->'''Something,
\\
'''Something,
Something, Something, Dark Side''': "A A long time ago, when the gays weren't all in your face about it..."
--->'''It's
\\
'''It's
a Trap!''': "A A long time ago, after ''{{Series/MASH}}'' but before ''{{Series/AfterMASH}}''..."
''{{Series/AfterMASH}}''...
* MayTheFarceBeWithYou: Family Guy's ''Family Guy'''s take on the Star Wars ''Star Wars'' Trilogy.



* NWordPrivileges: Spoofed. This is the original scene in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'':
-->'''Princess Leia:''' Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder!\\

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* NWordPrivileges: Spoofed. Spoofed.
**
This is the original scene in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'':
-->'''Princess --->'''Princess Leia:''' Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder!\\



-->'''Lois:''' Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder!\\

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-->'''Lois:''' --->'''Lois:''' Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder!\\



-->'''Peter:''' You my nerf-herder!\\

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-->'''Peter:''' --->'''Peter:''' You my nerf-herder!\\



* OverlyLongGag: Most spoofing actual scenes from the movies.

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* OverlyLongGag: OverlyLongGag:
**
Most spoofing actual scenes from the movies.



* SpaceX: The OpeningCrawl for the first special ends with "Princess Leia was coming back from buying space groceries when this happened..."

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* SpaceX: SpaceX:
**
The OpeningCrawl for the first special ends with "Princess Leia was coming back from buying space groceries when this happened..."



-->'''Tom Tucker''': What's the weather like, Ollie?
-->'''Ollie''': SPACE WEATHER!
-->'''Tom Tucker''': Thanks, Ollie.

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-->'''Tom --->'''Tom Tucker''': What's the weather like, Ollie?
-->'''Ollie''':
Ollie?\\
'''Ollie''':
SPACE WEATHER!
-->'''Tom
WEATHER!\\
'''Tom
Tucker''': Thanks, Ollie.



-->'''Text Crawl:''' Did you see that? Know what that cost? $58,000. I mean, what a waste. It wasn't even that funny. That's $58,000 that could have gone to curing leukemia. Or muscular dystrophy. Or... what does Michael J. Fox have? That.

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-->'''Text --->'''Text Crawl:''' Did you see that? Know what that cost? $58,000. I mean, what a waste. It wasn't even that funny. That's $58,000 that could have gone to curing leukemia. Or muscular dystrophy. Or... what does Michael J. Fox have? That.



-->'''Peter:''' Did they braid your hair?
-->'''Lois:''' I know, it's not as good as ''Empire''.

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-->'''Peter:''' --->'''Peter:''' Did they braid your hair?
-->'''Lois:'''
hair?\\
'''Lois:'''
I know, it's not as good as ''Empire''.



* ThisIsGonnaSuck: At the beginning of "It's a Trap", the family doesn't seem so thrilled once they realize they have to go through ''Jedi''.
--> '''Stewie''': ''(annoyed)'' We're about to do ''Jedi'', aren't we?
--> '''Peter''': ''(wearily)'' Let's just get through this.

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* ThisIsGonnaSuck: ThisIsGonnaSuck:
**
At the beginning of "It's a Trap", the family doesn't seem so thrilled once they realize they have to go through ''Jedi''.
--> '''Stewie''': --->'''Stewie''': ''(annoyed)'' We're about to do ''Jedi'', aren't we?
-->
we?\\
'''Peter''': ''(wearily)'' Let's just get through this.



--> "You know what, we donít care. We were thinking of not even doing this one. Fox made us do it."
* TitleDrop: "It's a trap! Also, whose cat?"
** [[BrickJoke Jabba's?]]
%%* UniversalAdaptorCast

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--> ---> "You know what, we donít care. We were thinking of not even doing this one. Fox made us do it."
* TitleDrop: "It's a trap! Also, whose cat?"
** [[BrickJoke Jabba's?]]
%%* UniversalAdaptorCast
cat?"[[note]][[BrickJoke Jabba's?]][[/note]]
* UniversalAdaptorCast: The story of ''Star Wars'' is retold with the characters of ''Family Guy'' filling in for all of the main lpayers.


* FunnyAfro: That Cleveland/R2-D2 even has one.


Thus the episode "Blue Harvest"[[note]]named for the fake title for ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' to get around locations overcharging them to shoot there[[/note]] recreated ''Film/ANewHope'', and was a commercial and critical success. Then came "Something Something Something Dark Side"[[note]]based off a CutawayGag from the show[[/note]] recreating ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', and finally "It's A Trap!"[[note]]Based off of Admiral Ackbar's MemeticMutation line, although it was formerly going to be titled "I Got A Bad Feeling About This" which was based on the RunningGag a Star Wars character would say in a dangerous situation[[/note]] recreating ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''. Any other films are up in the air. It was joked that the since-cancelled ''[[WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow Cleveland Show]]'' could do the prequels (but they did a parody of ''Film/DieHard'' instead).

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Thus the episode "Blue Harvest"[[note]]named for the fake title for ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' to get around locations overcharging them to shoot there[[/note]] recreated ''Film/ANewHope'', and was a commercial and critical success. Then came "Something Something Something Dark Side"[[note]]based off a CutawayGag from the show[[/note]] recreating ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', and finally "It's A Trap!"[[note]]Based off of Admiral Ackbar's MemeticMutation line, although it was formerly going to be titled "I Got A Bad Feeling About This" which was based on the RunningGag a Star Wars character would say in a dangerous situation[[/note]] recreating ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''. Any other films are up in the air. It was joked that the since-cancelled ''[[WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow Cleveland Show]]'' could do the prequels (but they did a parody of ''Film/DieHard'' instead).
instead). [[note]]''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' did ''Film/JamesBond'', incidentally. (Albeit with original storylines, as opposed to directly spoofing any particular film.)[[/note]]


* MayTheFarceBeWithYou

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* MayTheFarceBeWithYouMayTheFarceBeWithYou: Family Guy's take on the Star Wars Trilogy.



* UniversalAdaptorCast

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* %%* UniversalAdaptorCast



* WholePlotReference

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* WholePlotReferenceWholePlotReference: "Blue Harvest" to ''A New Hope'', "Something, Something, Something, Dark Side" to ''The Empire Strikes Back'' and "It's A Trap" to ''Return of The Jedi''.


naked in it, and makes out\\
with another chick and\\

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naked in it, and [[GirlOnGirlIsHot makes out\\
out]]\\
[[GirlOnGirlIsHot
with another chick chick]] and\\

Added DiffLines:

* PowerOutagePlot: {{Downplayed|Trope}} in all three specials, in which the FramingDevice has the Griffin house get hit by a power outage and Peter decides to retell the original ''Franchise/StarWars'' trilogy. When the power failure happens in the third special, they waste little time on banter and go straight to the ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' retelling.


--> '''Stewie''': (annoyed) We're about to do ''Jedi'', aren't we?
--> '''Peter''': (wearily) Let's just get through this.

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--> '''Stewie''': (annoyed) ''(annoyed)'' We're about to do ''Jedi'', aren't we?
--> '''Peter''': (wearily) ''(wearily)'' Let's just get through this.



* UnusualEuphemism: "Save Yub Nub [[note]] the (unofficial) name of the Ewok celebration music at the end of Jedi...pre-Special Edition, anyway.[[/note]] for me. Come to think of it, you can also shave your yub nub for me."

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* UnusualEuphemism: "Save Yub Nub [[note]] the (unofficial) name of the Ewok celebration music at the end of Jedi... pre-Special Edition, anyway.[[/note]] for me. Come to think of it, you can also shave your yub nub for me."


** Some of the jokes in ''It's a Trap'' seem a little less...affectionate parody than the other two.

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** Some of the jokes in ''It's a Trap'' seem a little less... affectionate parody than the other two.


* ArmorIsUseless: The Stormtroopers in "Its A Trap" complain about how worthless their armor is, since it cant even repell the Ewoks attacks, which consists mainly of stone-age spears and arrows.

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* ArmorIsUseless: The Stormtroopers in "Its ''It's A Trap" Trap'' complain about how worthless their armor is, since it cant can't even repell repel the Ewoks attacks, which consists consist mainly of stone-age spears and arrows.


* AdamWesting: Radio/RushLimbaugh doing a spoof of his show as if it was in the StarWars universe.

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* ActorAllusion: At the end of the first episode, Peter and Chris discuss the ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' Franchise/StarWars parodies; Peter dismisses ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'', while Chris defends it. Chris is voiced by Creator/SethGreen, creator of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''.
** The ''Jedi'' special makes Green into a ButtMonkey, which acts as Chris/Luke's BerserkButton. After the story, Chris asks Peter what he has against Green, and makes some comments about [=MacFarlane's=] talent instead; Brian, Stewie, and Peter all defend [=MacFarlane=], and Meg (Creator/MilaKunis), Lois (Alex Borstein), and Chris (Green) all say he's a dick.
** Peter also mentions ''Without A Paddle'' which Seth Green starred in.
** When Jabba is about to shove Luke into the Sarlacc pit (played by Meg), his Huttese is clearly "Miiiilllllllaaaa Kuuunisssssss"
* AdamWesting: Radio/RushLimbaugh doing a spoof of his show as if it was in the StarWars Franchise/StarWars universe.


* KickTheDog: Chris/Luke casually mentions how he shoots wamprats, to which an appalled Quagmire/C-3PO says, "You kill small animals for fun?! That's the first indication of a serial killer, you freak!"

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* KickTheDog: Chris/Luke casually mentions how he shoots wamprats, to which an appalled Quagmire/C-3PO says, "You kill small animals for fun?! That's the first indication of a serial killer, you freak!"freak!"[[note]]He may joke, but in the Legends canon (the ''only'' canon at the time the episode was made), this was actually given a logical explanation: Anchorhead's government had placed a ten-credit bounty on each womp rat killed - their size and habits, plus being {{Explosive Breeder}}s, made them severe pests to local human and alien populations. Luke and his friends took advantage of this, using the money they earned to help pay for their education and upgrades to their speeders.[[/note]]


* ButHeSoundsHandsome: At the conclusion of "It's a Trap!" Chris, Meg, and Lois all rip on Creator/SethMcFarlane after the myriad jokes he'd made about Creator/SethGreen during the episode - at which point [[TalkingToHimself Peter, Stewie, and Brian all stick up for Seth]], with Brian even employing this specific trope.

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* ButHeSoundsHandsome: At the conclusion of "It's a Trap!" Trap!" Chris, Meg, and Lois all rip on Creator/SethMcFarlane Creator/SethMacFarlane after the myriad jokes he'd made about Creator/SethGreen during the episode - at which point [[TalkingToHimself Peter, Stewie, and Brian all stick up for Seth]], with Brian even employing this specific trope.

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* ButHeSoundsHandsome: At the conclusion of "It's a Trap!" Chris, Meg, and Lois all rip on Creator/SethMcFarlane after the myriad jokes he'd made about Creator/SethGreen during the episode - at which point [[TalkingToHimself Peter, Stewie, and Brian all stick up for Seth]], with Brian even employing this specific trope.

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