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    Posted on Dec 21, 2017

    Star Wars Fans Watched The 1977 Holiday Special And It Was Bizarre AF

    The entire thing was completely off the wall.

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    This is not a drill! In a galaxy (not so) far away...they made a Star Wars holiday special so weird, so bizarre, that even some of the most die-hard fans hadn't seen it...until now.

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    Han Solo's face says it all.

    What are your thoughts on this interesting moment in the space-time continuum? Watch the video and let us know?

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    It was a 97-minute musical variety show that aired on Nov. 17, 1978 on CBS. Critics and audiences reportedly hated it so much, that it was never re-aired or released on home video.

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    In fact, George Lucas was so unhappy with this special, he once said that if he had the time and a sledgehammer, he would track down every copy out there and smash it.

    So we thought it would be fun to subject, err, treat a few Star Wars fans to their first viewing of this infamous holiday special to get their reactions.

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    "Where will you be when the acid kicks in?"

    You guys, it starred the whole cast!

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    "You know he's ashamed of this."

    And introducing Chewbacca's entire family including his son, Lumpy? Wait. Whaaaaat?

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    "Chewbacca has a child?" BTW, Lumpy was short for Lumpawaroo.

    Let's just say that subtitles would've been nice during the scenes where Chewie and his family had "dialogue" because it was all...moaning. LOL!

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    No, seriously. Have you heard it?

    And then there was this extremely weird musical scene that looked like some sort of bizarre fever dream!

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    What was that, and how did that say "happy holidays" in any way, shape or form?

    And then there was a whole scene where Luke Skywalker talked to the viewer à la Dora the Explorer, instead of addressing Chewie.

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    Hilarity ensued.

    "I feel like there could not have been a complete script for this."

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    Others just got straight to the point. Ha!

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    And who could forget that weird AF scene where Chewie puts on a device that looks like an old-school hairdryer that provided him with something very strongly resembling virtual porn. No joke.

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    What kind of video is this?

    Just when they thought there was no hope, an animation sequence appeared that was easily where the majority of the movie budget went.

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    "Why didn't they just do the whole movie like this?"

    Once the end (finally) came, they were disappointed with the ending, because of course they were.

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    "I feel like it's not even the fun kind of bad where you wanna sit through it."

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    But now aren't you dying to watch it?