Here Are the 10 Best Bits From Robot Chicken’s First 10 Years

Here Are the 10 Best Bits From Robot Chicken’s First 10 Years

On Feb. 20, 2005 Robot Chicken aired its first episode and introduced the world to its skewed version of stop-motion comedy. TV hasn’t been the same since.

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How Fast Is the Speeder in Star Wars VII?

How Fast Is the Speeder in Star Wars VII?

How fast is the speeder in the Star Wars VII trailer? Here is a video analysis of the motion of the speeder.

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How Many G’s Did the Millennium Falcon Pull in Empire Strikes Back?

How Many G’s Did the Millennium Falcon Pull in Empire Strikes Back?

In Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back, the Millennium Falcon does a loop before entering an asteroid. How many g’s do they pull in this maneuver.

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How Fast Is the Rolling Droid in Star Wars VII?

How Fast Is the Rolling Droid in Star Wars VII?

In the first trailer for Star Wars VII, we see some type of rolling droid. How fast was the droid moving? Here is a quick video analysis.

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While You Were Offline: Sony Gets Hacked, the Internet Freaks Over Star Wars

While You Were Offline: Sony Gets Hacked, the Internet Freaks Over Star Wars

The Internet was a busy place this past week. If post-Thanksgiving sleepiness caused you to miss out on what happened, we’ve got you covered—from Star Wars spoofs to mega mashups.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Debuts This Weekend

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Debuts This Weekend

Star Wars is just days away from returning to the big screen—or, at least the trailer is. Lucasfilm confirmed today that a teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will run in select theaters over the holiday weekend before heading to all theaters in December.

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The Star Wars Holiday Special Wasn’t the Worst Thing to Come From 1978

The Star Wars Holiday Special Wasn’t the Worst Thing to Come From 1978

Today, in case you hadn’t heard, marks the 36th anniversary of the Star Wars Holiday Special airing on CBS. (Though perhaps “airing” is too noncommittal a word; perhaps “assaulting viewers’ eyes, ears, and brains” is a bit more fitting.)

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